Johanna Long bests Danica at Daytona
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.
Danica Patrick grabbed the headlines with her pole-winning run Friday. Johanna Long took them away with her in-race performance Saturday.
Long finished 21st in her NASCAR Nationwide Series debut, one lap behind surprise race winner James Buescher.
The 19-year-old racer plans to run 21 races this year.
For her part, Patrick was crashed on Lap 49 of the event when her JR Motorsports teammate Cole Whitt bumped her from behind and spun her out. She finished the race 38th, 48 laps behind.