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Female Racers Fare Poorly In Daytona Nationwide and Truck Races

NASCAR's first races of the season kicked off at the famed Daytona International Speedway, with three female racers in both the Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300, as well as the Camping World Truck NextEra Energy Resources 250.  Unfortunately, these females all fared poorly, with all three crashing out and not even finishing their races. The most heralded female racer of the weekend was of course Danica Patrick.  Racing her JR Motorsports No. 7, Patrick made her NASCAR debut in the Nationwide race. Patrick started in the 15th position due to weather washing out qualifying.  As the green flag waved, Patrick held her ground for a few laps, but then starting dropping back as she tried to get a feel for her car in the draft. She managed ...

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