Nascar’s Danica Patrick has filed for divorce. The American auto racing driver,model and advertising spokesperson has put fourth divorce papers to end her marriage of seven years. The star had said I Do’s to Paul Hospenthal back in 2005, she has since taken to her Facebook.com page on Tuesday, November 20,2012 to explain to her fans that the breakup is amicable.
”I am sad to inform my fans that after 7 years, Paul and I have decided to amicably end our marriage.
“This isn’t easy for either of us, but mutually it has come to this. He has been an important person and friend in my life and that’s how we will remain moving forward.”
The couple had first met back in 2002 when physical therapist Hospenthal helped Patrick recover from a hip injury. Patrick is seventeen year younger than Hospenthal and she is the celebrity spokesperson for Drive4COPD, an awareness campaign for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, of which her grandmother died.