Rahal helps out Danica Patrick

FORMER Jaguar Racing boss Bobby Rahal announced at Laguna Seca that Team Rahal will be running a car in the Toyota Atlantic series next year for rising American lady racer Danica Patrick. The 20-year-old from Illinois raced in Britain until recently but failed to break through and has since returned to the US.

Rahal says that he thinks Patrick has the talent to race in CART but says that it is important not to push the youngster too hard.

With Danny Sullivan running a Red Bull-supported scheme to take an American driver into F1 now is a good time to be a young American racer...

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