Danica Patrick greets fans

August 26, 2010 8:38:48 PM PDT
Danica Patrick will race in the "Peak Antifreeze And Motor Oil Indy 300" this Saturday. On Thursday, Patrick spent time meeting young patients at Children's Memorial Hospital on Chicago's North Side.

She signed autographs, gave out racing gear and chatted with children and their families.

Thursday evening she and other Indy car drivers will appear with some of their cars at Wood field Mall.