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Danica Patrick more respected by fellow drivers after the Daytona 500


Danica Patrick's historic eighth-place run in Sunday's Daytona 500 – the best finish ever for a woman in NASCAR's biggest race – made her crew chief Tony Gibson exclaim: “Who says girls can't race?” Patrick, who also became the first woman in history to lead the Daytona 500 (twice for five laps) thanked the fans celebrating her accomplishment and appreciated Gibson’s ...
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NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson wins the Daytona 500, Danica Patrick finishes 8th
Jimmie Johnson won the Daytona 500 for the second time in his career and ended his streak of poor results in NASCAR's premier race. He held off Hendrick Motorsports team-mate Dale ...
NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins Duel 1 for the Daytona 500
Only days after winning the Sprint Unlimited, Kevin Harvick won Thursday's Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway. Harvick will therefore start from the inside lane in Sunday's Daytona 500. The race ...
NASCAR: Fox prerace show to feature Danica, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brad Keselowski
Fox Sports will start its 2013 NASCAR coverage Sunday by featuring some of the sport’s top stars in its Daytona 500 prerace show at noon. Analyst Darrell Waltrip will be interviewing ...
Weight advantage not decisive for Danica Patrick at Daytona 500
A fourty-pound (18 kg) weight advantage might work in favor of Danica Patrick at Sunday's Daytona 500 race. However, it doesn't mean the lower weight will give Patrick a significant advantage ...
NASCAR: New Fords “too slow” at Daytona
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Danica Patrick’s pole position should not increase expectations, team boss says
Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick's team boss, has warned that her historic pole position for the Daytona 500 should not increase expectations for her first full NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The Stewart-Haas ...
NASCAR: Danica Patrick takes historic pole for the Daytona 500
Danica Patrick secured her first ever Daytona 500 pole and became the first woman to capture a pole in NASCAR's top series. 30-year-old Patrick had already set several historic benchmarks for ...
NASCAR: Keselowski says Danica-Ricky breakup would be bigger story
Brad Keselowski, NASCAR Sprint Cup's reigning champion, was the guest of ESPN's “Pardon the Interruption” show hosted by Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon. Keselowski, who was featured on the show's “Five ...
NASCAR: Danica Patrick believes Gen-6 car will help her in maiden Sprint Cup full-season
Danica Patrick's first full-season in the Sprint Cup Series will coincide with the Generation-6 Cup car. The Stewart-Haas driver says that entering full-time Cup racing at the same time that the ...

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