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Bizarre moments dominate Daytona 500 weekend

Updated: February 29, 2012, 12:17 AM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

If someone had told you prior to the start of the Daytona (Fire and Rain Marathon) 500 that Danica Patrick would finish ahead of Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson, surely you would have assumed she had a successful debut.

She didn't, finishing 38th. And obviously, neither did any of the big names above.

"I'm just really, really bummed to start the season this way," Johnson said after wrecking on the first lap. "To work as hard as everyone did to get ...

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