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Opening Arguments


You go, girl, then go faster:


Danica Patrick has made history before — as a woman and a racer, in Indianapolis and Japan.

The spotlight is nothing new. But never has it been this bright before.

Patrick won the Daytona 500 pole Sunday, becoming the first woman to secure the top spot for any race in NASCAR's premier circuit. It's by far the biggest achievement of her stock-car career.

"I was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl," she said.

Wow. Smokin' hot girl in a smokin' hot car. Strap a gun on her and she'd be about the perfect woman.