Danica Patrick Wins Daytona 500 Pole

September 27, 2013 Updated Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 PM EDT

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Danica Patrick Wins Daytona 500 Pole

September 27, 2013 Updated Feb 17, 2013 at 4:37 PM EDT

Danica Patrick is off to a fast start for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.

Patrick on Sunday won the pole position for next weekend's Daytona 500, becoming the first woman to win a pole position in NASCAR's top circuit. Jeff Gordon will start alongside Patrick on the front row.

Read the NASCAR.com report HERE.