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Danica relegated to 40th place

Updated: February 24, 2014, 3:14 PM ET
By Brant James | Special to espnW.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Tony Gibson keyed his radio and called Danica Patrick. She didn't respond. And it worried him.

Patrick had been running 21st on Lap 145 of the Daytona 500 on Sunday when a 12-car accident sent Aric Almirola into her No. 10 Chevrolet. It veered hard into the wall at a potentially devastating 45-degree angle, against a section of the retaining wall not protected by a steel and foam barrier designed to mitigate impacts. The entire front section of Patrick's car ...

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