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Daytona 500: Biggest Names to Watch for in NASCAR’s Marquee Event

Over the years, the winners in victory lane at the Daytona 500 range from Richard Petty to Cale Yarborough and Bobby Allison—all the way down to Dale Earnhardt.This year, 2012 Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson are likely the two biggest names surrounding the Great American Race, but Danica Patrick has usurped most of that media coverage with her ground-breaking qualifying lap to earn the pole position.NASCAR might be top heavy in marketing, but it certainly isn't devoid of names that will be vying for the 55th Daytona 500 championship. Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will also be racing on Sunday, and each has won the classic race before in their careers.That being said, Patrick clearly has a chan...

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