When NASCAR driver Danica Patrick stops by the SI office, you know it's going to be a great day. So it's no surprise that her Friday-morning SI NOW appearance has us dreaming of her SI Swimsuit days once again...  

A rare two-time SI Swimsuit athlete, Danica graced the pages of our glossy in 2008 and as the opener in 2009. Touted for her rockin' figure and need for speed, Danica was a natural on the beach and in the studio when she joined "an even faster crowd" here at SI Swimsuit. 

Danica Patrick, SI Swimsuit 2009
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In an interview with Dan Patrick, featured in the 2008 issue, Danica opened up about the fact that she had "bared some skin before, but nothing like in this issue," and even revealed that she maybe goes commando when driving! Now all we're left to wonder about is if Danica still wants to see former teammate Tony Kanaan in a speedo...

Watch the video above to hear more about Danica's experiences with SI Swimsuit!

BONUS: See some of Danica's best moments from SI Swimsuit 2008 & 2009!


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