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The Daytona 500 takes place today and the racing world is in a frenzy with Danica Patrick starting The Great American Race from pole position.  Patrick is of course the first female driver to win a NASCAR Sprint Cup pole, continuing a career of trailblazing and breaking down barriers that began in IndyCar.  With Patrick making the move from IndyCar racing to NASCAR, her story (and celebrity) is being brought to a wider fanbase.  Dare I say it (and with apologies to Tim Tebow), today's Daytona 500 represents new heights for DanicaMania, even compared to when she was leading the Indy 500 once upon a time. Patrick has been everywhere this week from SportsCenter to the Today Show and countless stops in between.  She was certainly a star in the IndyCar world and has been a crossover celebrity (think Maxim, GoDaddy and more) for some time, but being in NASCAR has only increased her profile.  Let's face the facts, Danica Patrick was perhaps the last attention grabbing element o...
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