(CNN) - By now, you've probably heard that Danica Patrick is the first woman to ever win pole position at the Daytona 500 - or any top-tier NASCAR Sprint Cup race for that matter. But what does that mean?
Well, because she rounded the Daytona Speedway oval with the fastest speed on Sunday (196.434 mph), Patrick is slated to start next Sunday's Daytona 500 in the front row, on the inside portion of the track, giving her No. 10 GODADDY Chevrolet an immediate logistical advantage over all the other stock cars.
But starting from the pole position is no guarantee of success.
This morning on "Early Start," former NASCAR driver Shawna Robinson on Danica Patrick's historic pole position in the Daytona 500 and her chances of placing in the top slots.