NASCAR's Danica Patrick and Carl Edwards Win Big at Hall of Game Awards

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 10:  Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 Chevrolet, poses during the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 10, 2011 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Dawn Peralli-OishiContributor IIMarch 2, 2011

This past week, the Cartoon Network held its first-ever Hall of Game Awards show to celebrate the biggest plays, sickest stunts and best athletes in the world of sports. 

Over 35 million CN fans voted online for their favorite athletes, teams and sporting moments from the past year.  Two of NASCAR's finest took home top honors.

Danica Patrick:  "She's Got Game" Best Female Athlete.  The IZOD IndyCar Series star was voted the award for "She's Got Game" as part of the inaugural sports award show. Other nominees in her category were skier Lindsey Vonn, golfer Michelle Wie and tennis player Serena Williams.

Carl Edwards:  "In It To Win It", Award for the most focused player who comes to win.  The No. 99 Ford Aflac driver was a presenter and winner at the award show.  When accepting his award, Edwards told young fans keep at whatever their dreams may be and not to quit. "Get to Victory Lane. Just keep doing it!"

Edwards was nominated along side sporting giants, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies, Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks and Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens.



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