Viewers took delight this afternoon as race car driver Scott Speed — yes, really — took the lead for a moment during the Daytona 500.

https://twitter.com/imtaylorpeyton/status/305787888656859136

https://twitter.com/EricJRus/status/305789045357821952

https://twitter.com/mycrap_notyours/status/305789513400197120

A textbook aptonym if there ever was one.

Too late!

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Update: Jimmie Johnson clinched the race. Danica Patrick finished 8th. Scott Speed placed 23rd.