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Danica Patrick 1st woman to win Daytona 500 pole
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 02/17/2013 @ 4:51 pm In Diversions,WND TV | No Comments
(ABCNEWS.GO) — Danica Patrick has won the Daytona 500 pole, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any Sprint Cup race.
It was the biggest achievement of her four-year NASCAR career.
Patrick went out eighth in the qualifying session Sunday and covered the 2½-mile superspeedway in 45.817 seconds, averaging 196.434 mph.
“Hopefully, there are good things to come,” Patrick said.
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