Johnson Wins Again At Daytona

July 8, 2013
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Jimmie Johnson became the first driver since Bobby Allison in 1982 to win both of one year’s NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway, capturing Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400.

Johnson won in a two-lap overtime sprint that ended under a caution flag, and became one of five drivers to sweep the season series at Daytona.  Overall, it was Johnson’s fourth win of the 2013 Sprint Cup season, and with it he stretched his points standings lead to 49 points with eight races remaining before the Chase for the Cup.

Tony Stewart finished second, and Kevin Harvick placed third.

 

Saturday’s Top Ten:

1)  Jimmie Johnson

2)  Tony Stewart

3)  Kevin Harvick

4)  Clint Bowyer

5)  Michael Waltrip

6)  Kurt Busch

7)  Jamie McMurray

8)  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

9)  Casey Mears

10) Ryan Newman

 

The Points Standings Leaders:

1)  Jimmie Johnson  658

2)  Clint Bowyer  609

3)  Carl Edwards  587

4)  Kevin Harvick  585

5)  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.  548

6)  Matt Kenseth  540

7)  Kyle Busch  533

8)  Greg Biffle  516

9)  Kurt Busch  501

10) Tony Stewart  499

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