Daytona 500 http://wamc.org en WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-26 <p>Yesterday was a big day for Nascar as Jimmie Johnson snatched the lead position, winning his second Daytona 500. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and Danica Patrick, who began the race as the first female pole sitter, finished in eighth-place.</p><p>There were several crashes but none approached the magnitude of the wreck that injured more than two dozen fans a day earlier in a second-tier race on the same track.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:22:05 +0000 Jaired Crofut 58493 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update