Following Sunday's race in Homestead, Danica plans to step away from full-time competition.

While Danica may not be competing on a weekly basis next year, we are thrilled to share with you that she will be doing the "Danica Double" and will be a part of the 60th running of the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in February and the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May.(Danica Patrick Racing) AND Danica Patrick is in talks with NBC Sports to potentially join the network in the coming months, although her driving career might not quite be finished, two people with knowledge of her future plans told USA TODAY Sports on Friday.(USA Today)[Read More Here]()Stewart-Haas crew chief lineup not set Greg Zipadelli said the 2018 crew chief line up for Stewart-Haas Racing is still a work in progress.

UPDATE: One of the most talked about vacancies in the NASCAR garage is the one that will be occur at the end of the season when Danica Patrick steps away from Stewart-Haas Racing and the #10 car but at no point in the process has she said he is done with racing.

Now, there is talk she could end up at Roush Fenway Racing with boyfriend, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and she would neither confirm nor deny when asked this past week at Martinsville Speedway.() UPDATE: ESPN.com's Bob Pockrass spoke to Roush-Fenway president Steve Newmark who said that Roush did not have a spot open next season.[More](11-4-2017)Aspen Dental not expected to return: Aspen Dental is not expected to return to Stewart-Haas Racing next year, according to sources, amid the forthcoming departure of driver Danica Patrick.

Together we earned a Daytona 500 pole, seven top-10 finishes and we also had some exciting racing along the way.

My time driving for them, however, has come to an end due to a new sponsorship arrangement in 2018."(Danica Patrick Facebook page)(9-12-2017) UPDATE Many people are speculating that this could mean the end of Patrick's racing career.

Tony Stewart's proclaimed during the Aric Almirola press conference on Wednesday that Billy Scott and his crewmen-currently with Danica Patrick-would remain with the #10 team next season as Almirola transitions into the seat.

The former championship crew chief turned competition director for SHR told Sirius XM NASCAR Radio later in the day he's in no rush to formulate a plan.[More]()Stewart-Haas Racing adds Aric Almirola to driver lineup: tewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018.

But the 35-year-old driver shot down rumors that she was retiring Wednesday. It really just means that I'm not going to be driving for that team anymore.

I've said for the last year or two that, you know, I'll do it as long as it's fun," Patrick said. So, if I feel like I have an opportunity to be in a car that's going to give me the ability to have fun, which is run well, then that's what I'm doing to do."(Chicago Sun Times)[Read More Here](9-15-2017)Aric Almirola emerging as Danica Patrick's likely replacement Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne say they are not potential replacements for Danica Patrick, leaving Aric Almirola as the most likely driver to step into the Stewart-Haas Racing #10 car next season.

"I've always been a believer in Danica's ability as a racecar driver and that continues to be the case.

She's one of the most fearless people I've ever met. In fact, she's sought out new challenges throughout her career, and that's what brought her to NASCAR and Stewart-Haas Racing.

; Primary Sponsors: Nature's Bakery is gone/lawsuit; Aspen Dental, 2017? [More]()Aspen Dental leaving NASCAR: The company sponsored Danica Patrick in 15 races last season and was the "Official Dentists of NASCAR."[More]()Stewart-Haas Racing announces 2018 driver/crew chief pairings: Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has announced its 2018 driver and crew chief pairings for its four teams competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.