GMA: Danica Patrick Makes History With Eighth Place Daytona 500 Finish

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GMA: Danica Patrick Daytona 500

Danica Patrick made history on February 24 2013 when she finished eighth in the Daytona 500. She had the pole position, but Jimmie Johnson won the race. There was a major crash in the race that sent 28 fans to the hospital. A tire fell on one fan and trapped them in the stands.

GMA: Danica Patrick Makes History With Eighth Place Daytona 500 Finish

Danica Patrick came in eighth at the Daytona 500 and made history for women in Nascar. (Beelde Photography / Shutterstock.com)

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James Franco started the race with “drivers and Danica, start your engines!” While it can sound a little sexist saying “drivers and Danica,” it was still an amazing race for her. Patrick said she had help from the other drivers during the race.

GMA: Reeva Steenkamp’s Family Speaks Out

After Oscar Pistorius got bail on Friday, Reeva Steenkamp’s family broke their silence. They talked about the night they heard Steenkamp was killed and the pain their family is experiencing. The last photo of Steenkamp was found over the weekend. It shows a smiling Steenkamp driving through the gate at Pistorius’ home on Valentine’s Day, hours before she was killed.

Pistorius’ brother Carl is being charged with the death of a woman he was in a car accident with. His lawyer said he is innocent and will get off.

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After the bail hearing, Pistorius is not allowed to return to his home. The police have removed the bullet-riddled door that he shot Steenkamp through.

GMA: Robin Roberts At the Oscars

A year after she started feeling sick, Robin Roberts returned to the Oscars red carpet. She wore a stunning blue Mark Bouwer velvet dress. She looked effortless and comfortable on the red carpet. Lara Spencer said that everyone on the red carpet was calm, but they wanted to see Robin and welcome her back to work. Despite health restrictions, Robin was on the red carpet and rubbing elbows with Halle Berry and George Clooney.

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