(CNN) -- Danica Patrick became the first woman to win the pole position for the Daytona 500, posting a lap of 196.434 mph Sunday. She will start in the front row in the February 24 race, alongside Jeff Gordon.
Danica Patrick takes Daytona 500 pole
Patrick becomes sport's first woman to win Daytona pole
POSTED: 3:37 PM Feb 17 2013 UPDATED: 4:13 PM Feb 17 2013
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