DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danica Patrick will make her NASCAR debut this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick will drive the No. 7 Chevrolet in Saturday's second-tier Nationwide Series race. The car is owned by JR Motorsports.
The decision announced Monday to race at Daytona was made after team officials dissected her stock-car racing debut in the ARCA race at Daytona on Saturday.
The Scottsdale resident overcame a midrace spin to finish sixth.
JR Motorsports has acquired the points from CJM Racing to ensure Patrick a spot in the field. CJM Racing finished 15th in the owner standings last season, but has suspended operations.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive a second JR Motorsports entry in the Nationwide race.
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