2 Ariz. ladies appear in SI Swimsuit edition

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PHOENIX (AP) -- IndyCar racer Danica Patrick and a Phoenix Suns dancer are featured in the hotly anticipated Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, which went on stands Tuesday.

It was Patrick's second time in the magazine. The 26-year-old Scottsdale resident and Arizona State University graduate's photo shoot this year included her laying on top of a sports car in a black bikini and sexily lounging on black leather seats in a white bikini.

It was the first time Phoenix Suns dancer Kayla Oberg was photographed for the swimsuit issue.

Oberg, a 22-year-old Gilbert resident, is pictured in knee-high white boots and a bikini with the Suns' signature purple and orange colors.

Israeli model Bar Refaeli made the cover of the magazine. She's pictured wearing a string bikini, with the strings on the bottom half being tugged south to reveal a tiny tan line.

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