Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, with her Pole Award and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, with his Front Row Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 17, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo taken by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images NASCAR
It’s here! It’s finally here!!!!!
On Sunday afternoon, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins with stock car racing’s most prestigious racing event of the season — the Daytona 500. This will be the 55th running of “The Great American Race” at Daytona International Speedway.
When the green flag drops this afternoon, fans hope to see some exciting racing and not bad weather, potholes, exploding jet dryers, and any other bizarre occurrence that has happened at DIS in years past. Fans will also get to see their favorite drivers behind the wheel of the new Generation 6 car.
A week ago, Danica Patrick became the first female to w...