Go Daddy Operating Co., the website registration and hosting company known for its salacious Super Bowl commercials, may sell shares to the public as early as next year, Chief Executive Officer Blake Irving said.
Jimmie Johnson held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the Daytona 500 for a second time as Danica Patrick finished eighth to secure the best result for a female driver in the 55-year history of Nascar’s marquee race.
When the Daytona 500 starts this weekend with Danica Patrick in the pole position driving her Chevrolet SS, General Motors Co. will be seeking something more than a winner’s trophy: adding a greater sense of urgency to GM.
The Daytona 500 drew a 30 percent increase in preliminary television ratings for Fox as Danica Patrick became the first female driver to lead a lap of Nascar’s biggest race and Jimmie Johnson won for the second time.
Danica Patrick remains a longshot to win the Daytona 500, according to Las Vegas oddsmakers, even after becoming the first female to earn the pole position in the 55-year history of Nascar’s season-opening race.