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Matt Kenseth bounced back from a 76-race winless streak with a dominant display at Texas Motor Speedway putting him back in victory lane for the first time since February 2009.
Matt Kenseth finally found himself back in winning ways after a two year absence from Victory Lane with a dominant win in the Texas night race that saw him lead for 169 of the 334 laps despite fuel issues at one point.

The driver who appeared to be his biggest threat in the final stages, Tony Stewart, actually ran out of fuel on the last lap and fell from third to 12th place in the space of that one last revolution, leaving second to Clint Bowyer and third to Carl Edwards, who had been suffering from a case of food poisoning.

The biggest wreck of the night at Texas Motor Speedway occurred on lap 214 when light contact between Martin Truex Jr. and Kevin Harvick caught up Regan Smith and Mark Martin in a crunching pile-up. Truex, Smith and Martin all went to the garage with heavy damage, while Harvick followed up consecutive race wins with a disappointing 20th place at Texas after going two laps down.

Race results

1. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 3:21:26.000s Running (48/2 pts)
2. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet + 8.315s Running (43/1 pts)
3. #99 Carl Edwards Ford + 17.158s Running (42/1 pts)
4. #16 Greg Biffle Ford + 18.066s Running (41/1 pts)
5. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet + 19.217s Running (39/0 pts)
6. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford + 21.267s Running (39/1 pts)
7. #6 David Ragan Ford + 21.548s Running (38/1 pts)
8. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet + 22.034s Running (36/0 pts)
9. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet + 22.663s Running (36/1 pts)
10. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge + 24.216s Running (35/1 pts)
11. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet + 27.168s Running (33/0 pts)
12. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet + 32.770s Running (33/1 pts)
13. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet + 1 lap Running (31/0 pts)
14. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet + 1 lap Running (30/0 pts)
15. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota + 1 lap Running (29/0 pts)
16. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota + 1 lap Running (28/0 pts)
17. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford + 1 lap Running (0pts)
18. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge + 1 lap Running (27/1 pts)
19. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford + 2 laps Running (25/0 pts)
20. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet + 2 laps Running (24/0 pts)
21. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota + 2 laps Running (23/0 pts)
22. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet + 2 laps Running (21/0 pts)
23. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet + 2 laps Running (23/1 pts)
24. #20 Joey Logano Toyota + 3 laps Running (20/0 pts)
25. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota + 3 laps Running (19/0 pts)
26. #13 Casey Mears Toyota + 3 laps Running (18/0 pts)
27. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota + 4 laps Running (17/0 pts)
28. #09 Landon Cassill Chevrolet + 4 laps Running (0pts)
29. #00 David Reutimann Toyota + 5 laps Running (15/0 pts)
30. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet + 5 laps Running (15/1 pts)
31. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge + 6 laps Running (14/1 pts)
32. #71 Andy Lally Ford + 10 laps Running (12/0 pts)
33. #32 Ken Schrader Ford + 15 laps Running (11/0 pts)
34. #37 Tony Raines Ford + 15 laps Running (10/0 pts)
35. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 213 laps Accident (9/0 pts)
36. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 213 laps Accident (8/0 pts)
37. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 212 laps Accident (7/0 pts)
38. #195 David Starr Ford 122 laps Accident (0pts)
39. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 60 laps Clutch (0pts)
40. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 56 laps Electrical (4/0 pts)
41. #46 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 52 laps Electrical (3/0 pts)
42. #34 David Gilliland Ford 44 laps Accident (2/0 pts)
43. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 36 laps Rear Gear (0pts)



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