In the Daytona International Speedway, the competing NASCAR Sprint Cup Race drivers in the Daytona 500, have always a neck and neck victory by a difference of milliseconds. The experience of previous win helped the five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson, to lift the Harley J. Earl trophy for the second time in his career, delivering a exciting finish to the 55th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 24th, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Johnson who was racing in car #48 of Chevrolet SS Racing car, has led the 17 laps on the Daytona track and earned total points/bonus of 47/4. He has taken the title with close win from the Dale Earnhardt Jr. who has finished the race in the second position in another Chevrolet SS Racing car #88, while the third position is taken by the Toyota Motorsport Racer Mark Martin. On the other hand, the Godaddy Chevrolet SS racecar driver, Danica Patrick, who is the world’s first women to win pole position at the Daytona 500, has shown good confidence under pressure and has led 5 times in the race, which includes five laps under green, however she completed the NASCAR Sprint Cup Race – Daytona 500 at the eighth position which is for a female driver is a top finish in the race history and she also becomes the first women with a leading lap position, not under yellow flag caution.
|Position||Driver||Car No.[#]||Automaker||Start||Total Laps||Laps Led||Earned Points/Bonus|
|2||Dale Earnhardt Jr||88||Chevrolet||19||200||42/0|
|12||Ricky Stenhouse Jr||17||Ford||28||200||32/0|
Photos of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – 55th annual Daytona 500
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