Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 9/19/14
Daytona 500 Coors Light qualifying took place this afternoon, and Danica Patrick ran the fastest lap out of all 45 drivers. The first row is now set for NASCAR’s most prestigious race of the season. Patrick ran a lap speed of 196.434 and will start on the pole. Jeff Gordon ran a lap speed of 196.292 and will start alongside her. Patrick is the first female driver to win the pole at the 500. [Full results and more info]
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