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Danica Patrick: What to Expect from Pole Winner at Daytona 500

After stealing the show at the 2013 Daytona 500 practice session on Saturday, Danica Patrick made history by running an astounding 196.434 mph lap in qualifying on Sunday, becoming the first woman to ever win the pole for any NASCAR race.Now that it’s clear Patrick is starting the race on the front row, the question of where the second-year driver will finish the 500 is the talk of the racing community. While the primary focus of the questions leading into this event and after her pole win were about her accomplishments as a woman, Patrick told the Associated Press (h/t that this is about driving and winning races; not her gender. I was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl. That was instilled in me from ...

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