Weighty issue follows Danica
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Typically it's not considered polite to ask a woman about her weight, but that apparently doesn't apply if you've won the pole for the Daytona 500.
The question of whether Danica Patrick's weight -- or lack of it compared to fellow Sprint Cup competitors -- gave her a competitive advantage in Sunday's 500 qualifying came up on Wednesday. The simple answer is: maybe, but probably not.
According to the NASCAR rulebook, drivers who weigh less than 180 ...
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