Danica Patrick is looking for a new primary sponsor after Stewart-Haas Racing on Friday filed a $31.7 million lawsuit against Nature’s Bakery, alleging that the fig bar maker hasn’t paid its bills to sponsor Patrick’s No. 10 SHR Ford for this year and next.
But with tonight being Super Bowl LI in Houston, where the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will face off at 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX, we remember the days when Patrick starred in Super Bowl commercials for her old sponsor, GoDaddy.com.
Some were corny, some funny, some even a little cringeworthy. But there’s no question they got your attention. Here are five of our favorites.
Patrick and Jillian Michaels body paint a model. “She stands out like a hot new dot.co,” says Patrick of the model.
Patrick helps a retired football player build his own business selling lingerie.
As a couple of college guys get their domain names and suddenly are able to arrange for “the German woman from the Dean’s office” to show up in Patrick’s shower.
In a parody of the teen comedy flick “Weird Science,” Patrick suddenly appears in a doorway when a user does a search for “SmokingHotDreamGirl.com.”
The Perfect Match
As Patrick explains, there’s a sexy side to GoDaddy.com represented by supermodel Bar Refaeli and a smart side represented by supergeek Walter. And when the two kiss, you can never, ever unsee it.