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Daytona 500 2013: Danica Patrick’s Pole Success Is a Great Thing for NASCAR

When the participants in the 2013 Daytona 500 line up on the track to start the race, Danica Patrick will be the first car on the line, and that couldn't be a better thing for NASCAR. Patrick is the first woman to win the pole in the history of the Daytona 500, which is a milestone in and of itself.Such an unprecedented occurrence has garnered an incredible amount of attention throughout the country. Not only has Patrick been featured regularly on channels like ESPN and others, but even local news stations around the country have picked up on this incredible story.Granted, NASCAR does have a strong fanbase to keep it relevant. But rarely does the sport get the kind of exposure that puts it into the national conversation, the kind that a tra...

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