Danica Patrick sold a Lamborghini she hasn't driven for years

By Gary Gastelu | Fox News

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Danica Patrick rang in 2019 with a $122,004 payday.

The retired racer sold her 2004 Lamborghini Gallardo through a Bring A Trailer auctionthat closed on New Year’s Eve.

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Patrick purchased the silver coupe in 2006 and only added around 1,750 miles to its 7,450-mile tally, despite it being the only car she owned. She told The Street in 2017that it had been sitting in storage for years and that she drove a Ford Expedition SUV that the automaker loaned to her as a member of its racing team.

“I’m not really a car person,” she said.

Patrick elaborated on a The Joe Rogan Experience podcast last January that the main reason she didn’t drive the Gallardo much was that it didn’t have a cupholder, and that she preferred practical cars to sporty ones.

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“Cars are like purses for me,” she told Rogan. “I just need one nice one, and when it wears out, I’ll get a new one.”

And now she has plenty of spare cash to do just that.

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Gary Gastelu is FoxNews.com's Automotive Editor.

  


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