Originally written on Busted Coverage  |  Last updated 2/17/13

WATKINS GLEN, NY - JULY 05: Danica Patrick driver of the #7 Motorola Andretti Green Racing Dallara Honda stands in the pits during practice for the IRL IndyCar Series Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen at Watkins Glen International on July 5, 2008 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Twitter.com Danica Patrick became the first woman in history to win the pole position of a NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday when she won the pole of next Sunday’s Daytona 500 with a qualifying speed of 196.434. She’ll be on the pole next to Jeff Gordon, who finished second, next Sunday. The race, again, will be next Sunday. Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb is a little unclear on this whole NASCAR thing: Congrats to the Illinois native Danica Patrick on her win today. The first female to win in a big race with this magnitude. Big win — Donovan McNabb (@donovanjmcnabb) February 17, 2013 Poor Don. At least he meant his congratulatory tweet. Everyone else immediately made a pun of Patrick on a pole or worse. Congrats Danica Patrick, but I saw many woman on the pole long before her at the Shark Lounge and Molly Browns in Daytona. #Nascar — Tony Bruno (@TonyBrunoShow) February 17, 2013 So Danica Patrick’s sitting on a pole… /end joke — World of Isaac (@WorldofIsaac) February 17, 2013 Danica Patrick becomes first woman to win pole for Daytona 500. Brass pole that is @iameviltebow #RawDog — Jasonklein (@jasonrklein17) February 17, 2013 Screw those Go Daddy commercials let me see a pic of Danica Patrick in that Pole Position — jeff reid (@jreiddc) February 17, 2013 Am I the only one that thinks Danica Patrick is a babe? — D Hunna (@LuckyLeftyD) February 17, 2013 Filed under: Uncategorized
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