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Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

Updated: February 24, 2013, 8:14 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson.

Patrick made history up front at the Daytona 500 Sunday, only to see Johnson make a late push ahead of her and reclaim his spot at the top of his sport.

It was the second Daytona 500 victory for Johnson, a five-time NASCAR champion who first won "The Great American Race" in 2006.

"There is no other way to start the season than to win the Daytona 500. I'm a very lucky man to have ...

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