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Daytona 500: Patrick first woman to win pole

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The girl was really rippin' up the asphalt today.

http://usatoday.com/article/news/1926073

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

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Go Danica! Show the boys how it's done.

That said, I wonder if she will ever win a race.

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Whoa Nice One! (Y)

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Go Danica! Show the boys how it's done.

That said, I wonder if she will ever win a race.

It doesn't matter:

danica-patrick.jpg

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^ I heard that. :)

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Now, let's start the pool on how many laps till she rams it into the inside wall... I'm going for 23....

I like how she gets bumped and immediately takes her hands off the wheel to prepare for the crash and doesn't even try to regain control. Most of thes guys at least try to save it, then once they realize they are going into the wall they bring their hands up off the wheel so they don't break their arms. Her, she gives up immediately...

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She did the right thing as the percentages are against successful recovery. Oft times trying to fight is a fast way to a hand or wrist injury, even a season-ending broken forearm. Doubly so for females & smaller men who have a thinner bone structure. This is racing 101 to road & Indy racers where she learned it, but stock car racrrs have been slow to adopt the faster release.

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