Danica Patrick Makes History at Daytona 500

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Danica Patrick Makes History at Daytona 500
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick made history again Sunday as she had the highest finish ever for a woman in the Daytona 500 and became the first woman to lead a Sprint Cup race under a green flag. The 30-year-old Patrick, the first-ever woman to lead a Cup race from the pole, left a little disappointed, running third going into the final lap and getting shuffled back to eighth by the time the checkered flag fell at Daytona International Speedway.

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