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Danica Patrick the racer upstaged Danica Patrick the pop-culture icon in a big way Sunday, winning the pole for the Daytona 500.
The new Gen-6 Cup car passed its first test in Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited at Daytona. But final grades won't be issued until after the Feb. 24 Daytona 500.
Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne and Aric Almirola aren't just part of the fitness movement among NASCAR drivers, they're taking it to a higher level, running a half-marathon Sunday morning before Daytona 500 qualifying.
Several drivers participating in the Sprint Unlimited talked before Friday's first practice about how careful they had to be because inventory of the new "Gen 6" car is limited.
The format for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited has been set at 30 laps, 25 laps and 20 laps.
NASCAR's 2013 kickoff event will have a new sponsor and name, but it won't have the new Sprint Cup champion and runner-up.