Johanna Long the other woman in NASCAR

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Everyone has heard of Danica Patrick, in fact there’s even been some Danica Patrick overkill. But do you know Johanna Long. Danica became the first woman to lead a lap and/or have pole position at the Daytona 500. She finished eighth. But Danica has blazed a trail for Johanna Long.

Johanna Long is a NASCAR driver from Pensacola, Florida. She was the winner of the 2010 Snowball Derby, and drove for her family-owned team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2011 on a limited basis. She currently drives the #70 Foretravel Motorcoach Chevrolet Impala for ML Motorsports in the Nationwide Series.

Johanna Long is currently planning to race in 21 of the 33 races in the NASCAR Nationwide series this year. Last season she finished 20th , not far behind Danica Patrick, who came in 10th after starting all 33 races. Patrick also ran in 10 Sprint Cup races and was voted the most popular driver on the circuit. Danica, the most popular driver? You don’t say!

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