Mark your calendars now and get ready to "reach up and pull those belts down tight one more time!" The Daytona 500 on FOX is set for noon ET on Feb. 24.
Danica Patrick backed up her fast practice speeds during NASCAR Sprint Cup Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday.
Patrick was the eighth to go out in the session – and knocked teammate and Stewart-Haas Racing team co-owner Tony Stewart out of the pole position. Patrick’s qualifying lap of 196.434 mph eclipsed the 195.925 mph lap of Stewart.
Qualifying is still ongoing, you can follow along here.
Patrick is no stranger to the pole position at Daytona. The Sprint Cup rookie has previously earned the spot for a Nationwide Series race at the track.