Daytona 500 pole position for Danica a marketing and sales dream

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When Danica Patrick took the pole position for the 55th running of the Daytona 500, she made history as the first woman to ever do it.

She also made dreams come true for NASCAR, Daytona International Speedway and vendors who all hope to cash in on the extra attention the feat will bring.

FOX 35′s Tom Johnson spent the day at the track talking to people about the “Danica Effect.”

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NC teen visiting Daytona Speedway could be the next Danica

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Annabeth Barnes is pretty, young and a terror on the track. The comparisons to Daytona 500 pole sitter Danica Patrick are natural.

At just 17, Barnes has already won more than 200 races, if you start counting when she began racing go carts at age 6. No matter how you look at it, Barnes seems poised to be a racing star one day.

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ANNABETH BARNES JOINS 2013 REV RACING ‘D4D’ TEAM

We are very proud to announce that Annabeth Barnes was chosen by Rev Racing and NASCAR’s “Drive For Diversity” program to join the 2013 Rev Racing Team. It is an honor and a testament to her talent and life-long commitment to racing and the support of her family and sponsors, as Anna was chosen from hundreds of potential drivers.  Annabeth will be driving for Rev in the Late Model class at Hickory Motor Speedway this season.  Anna’s career to date is filled with milestone memories, from dominating karting to film and television projects to her first win as a rookie in 2011.  We look forward to the new milestones and memories, yet to come.  Congratulations to the entire 2013 Rev Racing team.  Read all about the team and the announcement in the coming links, posted here.

Nov 2012 ‘Science World’ Magazine Features Annabeth Barnes: The Science Of Karting!

For decades, “Science World” Magazine by Scholastic has a rich history of delivering science, math and nature in a fun and interesting way to kids. In their November 2012 issue, Science World uses the karting career of ANNABETH BARNES to explain physics, intertia and aerodynamics. It’s a great article which hopefully will lead to the next generation of scientists, race fans… and Annabeth fans!  Click here to see the article.

9.20.12 — Annabeth Barnes Selected For NASCAR’s ‘Drive For Diversity’ Combine

9.20.12 — Congratulations to Annabeth for being selected to compete in the invitation-only combine put on by NASCAR for its Drive For Diversity program.  Read the NASCAR press release here:  http://www.nascardiversity.com/news/default.aspx?ArticleId=69968 , and read about NASCAR’s Diversity program here:  http://www.nascardiversity.com  .  Annabeth continues to be counted among the elite up-and-comer drivers in the country.  Again, Congratulations AB!