Thomson ReutersFebruary 24, 2013 18:45
* Johnson wins second 500 title
* Patrick has best finish by woman
By Simon Evans
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Jimmie Johnson cemented his place in NASCAR's list of greats by winning his second Daytona 500 on Sunday, while pole-sitter Danica Patrick placed eighth, the best finish for a woman in the 'Great American Race'.
Five-times Sprint Cup champion Johnson led for the final 10 laps to finish ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr and 54-year-old Mark Martin.