19 February 2013 11:23 AM, PST | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

Girl power! Danica put the men in their place when she became the first ever woman to win the coveted pole for the Daytona 500, one of the biggest events in car racing.

Danica Patrick made headlines at the Daytona 500 at the start of Nascar’s 2013 Sprint Cup season, as not only did she win the pole, she also topped the speed charts! On Feb. 17, Danica made history when she became the first ever woman to win the pole of the Daytona 500, at Daytona Beach, Fl. You go girl!

Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Daytona 500

Danica had a sweeping victory at the car racing event, as on the second day of practice she topped the speed chart, and then she went on to win the pole!

Speaking of her victory, Danica said that this win will be momentous for car racing.

“I definitely think it’s good for the team and »

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