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Daytona 500 2013: Record-Breaking Weekend Only Beginning for Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick’s eighth-place finish at the Daytona 500 may not be anything to write home about at first glance. But upon closer examination, Patrick’s performance bodes incredibly well for the rest of her 2013 NASCAR season. Not only was her finish the best by a woman in NASCAR history, but Patrick also became the first female driver to lead the Daytona 500. She did so twice, for five laps. But Patrick isn’t around to be the best female driver—she wants to finish first, period. If Sunday’s performance was any indication, she’ll get her shot this season, because the Daytona 500 wasn’t just a historical race for the racer—it was an invaluable learning experience.  Patrick was i...

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