Your Adventure In
Our guide to fun events!
Our guide to the best travel destinations!
The LUV airline gives back!
Star of the Month
Spotlight on one deserving SWA Employee.
Send Letters, or Pictures. The best ones win prizes!
In the video game Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, you can drive as Danica—with her blessings.
1 WARM-UP LAP Instead of going to high school, I went to London when I was 16, to train as a driver. I loved so much about that time and place. It’s funny; if America’s favorite pastime is baseball, I’m pretty sure London’s favorite pastime is going to the pub.
2 HAIRPIN TURN I don’t really know any different than being a woman in a man’s world. [In car racing,] I think people were ready for something different and to root for an underdog. This is the world I work in, and I do it well. Most people have been really welcoming to me, and that’s a blessing.
3 FUEL No matter what time I wake up, I must have my breakfast, like eggs and oatmeal. Sometimes I’ve had breakfast up to four times in a day. They say it’s the most important meal, so why not have it all day?
4 TURBOCHARGED Being behind the wheel is exciting and scary and nerve-wracking and challenging and frustrating and exhilarating and sometimes even kind of boring. It can be all of those things—kind of like all of your life in one second. I love it.
5 THE FINISH LINE After riding in a car for 12 hours, there’s nothing that brings me back to life better than a funny movie. Adam Sandler really does it for me—Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, movies like that. You want to get out of that car and laugh.
Send This To A Friend Print Page
Find information & resources related to feature stories.
Perspectives from Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly. Click Here
Win a New Orleans Halloween Experience! Win a Chumash Casino Resort Getaway Win VIP Tickets to Rock of Ages live at the Venetian in Vegas Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card at Bonefish Grill!