"It's a good turn of events," she said.
Danica Patrick grabs pole for Nationwide race at Daytona →
"I really don't think about it from a girl perspective," she said with her proud parents standing a few yards away. "I've been taught from a young age to want to be the best driver. ... It was about being the best driver and not the best girl."
Patrick wins pole for Nationwide race at Daytona →