Danica Patrick Makes History as Host of 2018 ESPYS

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www.eonline.com—Meet your host of the 2018 ESPY Awards! ESPN announced Tuesday that Danica Patrick will emcee the annual award ceremony, making her the first female to nab the prestigious role....

Danica Patrick to host 2018 ESPYS. Danica Patrick will become the first woman to host the ESPYS with this year's edition of the ESPN's awards show in July. Patrick, who is retiring from auto racing after Sunday's Indianapolis 500, succeeds Peyton Manning, who hosted the 2017 edition of the show. The 36-year-old is the only woman who has led laps in the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500. She competed in the Indy 500 from 2005 through 2011, when she moved full time to NASCAR. Her highest finish at the Indy 500 was third in 2009. She won...