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IndyCar driver Danica Patrick will make her acting debut on CSI: NY next week.

The role won't be a stretch for the 27-year-old: She plays a rival of a racing legend (guest star Antonio Sabato Jr.) who dies in a vehicle explosion when someone tampers with his car.

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The episode airs Feb. 10 at 10/9c.