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Jimmie Johnson Wins 2013 Daytona 500

Jimmie Johnson got off to a great start to the 2013 season by winning the Daytona 500. Unlike most sports, NASCAR's biggest event of the year takes place right away, as every driver tries to win this prestigious race.This year, the five-time Sprint Cup Series champion was able take the checkered flag after starting in the ninth position.Heading into the race, most of the focus was on Danica Patrick. The female driver turned some heads by winning the pole position during qualifying, and she received plenty of attention leading up to Sunday's event. Unfortunately, she was unable to hold onto that spot, and Jeff Gordon ended up taking the lead by the end of the first lap. Patrick regained the lead later on Lap 90, as she became ...

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