Jimmie Johnson exciting win in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500

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.

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Final Result of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race - 55th annual Daytona 500
Position Driver Car No.[#] Automaker Start Total Laps Laps Led Earned Points/Bonus
1 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 9 200 17 47/4
2 Dale Earnhardt Jr 88 Chevrolet 19 200 0 42/0
3 Mark Martin 55 Toyota 14 200 0 41/0
4 Brad Keselowski 2 Ford 15 200 13 41/1
5 Ryan Newman 39 Chevrolet 34 200 3 40/1
6 Greg Biffle 16 Ford 5 200 0 38/0
7 Regan Smith 51 Chevrolet 40 200 1 0/0
8 Danica Patrick 10 Chevrolet 1 200 5 37/1
9 Michael McDowell 98 Ford 38 200 0 35/0
10 J.J. Yeley 36 Chevrolet 41 200 0 34/0
11 Clint Bowyer 15 Toyota 10 200 1 34/1
12 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 17 Ford 28 200 0 32/0
13 Aric Almirola 43 Ford 26 200 0 31/0
14 Denny Hamlin 11 Toyota 35 200 33 31/1
15 Bobby Labonte 47 Toyota 23 200 0 29/0

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Photos of 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race - 55th annual Daytona 500

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