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Wild week for Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick gets a bouquet on the air Wednesday from David Letterman on the Late Show With David Letterman. The talk-show host co-owns the Rahal Letterman team that Patrick used to drive for.

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Danica Patrick gets a bouquet on the air Wednesday from David Letterman on the Late Show With David Letterman. The talk-show host co-owns the Rahal Letterman team that Patrick used to drive for.

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Your week was busy, right? Yeah, mine too, but not this busy. Danica Patrick's actual itinerary after becoming the first woman to win a major open-wheel race last weekend at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan. She might need a new scroll button on her phone.

Sunday

All day: In Long Beach, Calif., site of the final Champ Car race. News conference, satellite media tour, one-on-one phone interviews with USA Today, NYT, SI, People Magazine, KC Star.

Monday

All day: National morning shows (Good Morning America, CNN, CNBC, ESPN), national radio (Mike & Mike, Jim Rome, Dan Patrick, Ryan Seacrest) and IRL teleconference.

Wednesday

10 a.m.: Pre-interview for the Late Show With David Letterman.

Noon: Arrive MTV Studios to tape appearance on BIG 10. New York Times reporter Karen Crouse will be there to gather information for a feature.

4 p.m.: Arrive at the Late Show With David Letterman. Patrick is the lead guest. Other guests are Russell Brand and musical guest Tokyo Police Club.

5:30 p.m.: Radio interview with Bob Kravitz and Eddie White show on ESPN 1070 (Indianapolis).

5:45 p.m.: Interview for Sporting News Radio.

6 p.m.: Call Conan O'Brien staff member for a pre-interview.

7 p.m.: Attend premiere screening of Baby Mama at the Ziegfeld Theatre.

9:30 p.m.: After the screening, attend the after party at the Museum of Modern Art.

Thursday

7:50 a.m.: Arrive at the GM Building for an appearance on CBS's the Early Show. Tape some teasers outside the studio before appearance.

8 a.m.: Tape appearance on the Early Show.

9:15 a.m.: Call NPR staff member for NPR phone interview.

10:30 a.m.: Arrive at ABC Studios for appearance on The View. Other guests include Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.

1 p.m.: Tape interview with Bloomberg TV.

1:15 p.m.: Tape radio interview for Bloomberg with Scott Soshnick and Jeff Azar.

1:45 p.m.: Arrive at On the Record With Greta Van Susteren at Fox News.

3 p.m.: In-person interview with Daniel Wetzel of Yahoo! at W Hotel bar.

4:30 p.m.: ABC Network radio interview.

5 p.m.: Arrive at NBC Studios for appearance on Late Night With Conan O'Brien. Other guest is Amy Poehler.

7:02 p.m.: Radio interview for Trackside with Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee.

7:30 p.m.: Depart New York for Kansas City, Kan., (site of this week's IRL race) via Teterboro Airport.

9:30 p.m.: Arrive KMCI Airport in Kansas City.

Friday

3 p.m.: News conference at Kansas Speedway.

TBA: ESPN.com chat.

Wild week for Danica Patrick 04/25/08 [Last modified: Monday, April 28, 2008 9:16am]
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