NASCAR »

Cup: Charlotte - Race results

Kasey Kahne emerged triumphant from the longest race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup calendar, the four-hour Coca-Cola 600 endurance race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Now that Hendrick Motorsport have finally broken through the 200th win landmark, it seems they can't stop winning. This time it was the newest recruit to the Hendrick driver line-up to make it to victory lane, with Kasey Kahne taking his 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win in his 300th start.

It's Kahne's first victory in 2012, and it came at a track he's enjoyed and had much success at in the past - he's won four times at the 1.5-mile intermediate Charlotte Motor Speedway and finished in the top ten nine times in 17 races.

Greg Biffle finished in fourth place despite leading the most laps - 204 of the 400 lap race distance - and maintains a 10pt lead over Denny Hamlin in tne Sprint Cup points standings.

Race results

1. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 400 laps 3hrs 51mins 14sec (47/1 pts)
2. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 400 laps + 4.295s (43/1 pts)
3. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 400 laps + 10.676s (42/1 pts)
4. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 400 laps + 16.010s (42/2 pts)
5. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 400 laps + 19.174s (40/1 pts)
6. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 400 laps + 22.533s (38/0 pts)
7. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 400 laps + 24.561s (38/1 pts)
8. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 400 laps + 26.083s (37/1 pts)
9. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 400 laps + 27.239s (35/0 pts)
10. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 399 laps + 1 lap (34/0 pts)
11. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 399 laps + 1 lap (33/0 pts)
12. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 399 laps + 1 lap (32/0 pts)
13. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 398 laps + 2 laps (31/0 pts)
14. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 398 laps + 2 laps (30/0 pts)
15. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 398 laps + 2 laps (29/0 pts)
16. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 398 laps + 2 laps (29/1 pts)
17. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 398 laps + 2 laps (27/0 pts)
18. #83 Landon Cassill Toyota 398 laps + 2 laps (27/1 pts)
19. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 398 laps + 2 laps (25/0 pts)
20. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 398 laps + 2 laps (24/0 pts)
21. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 397 laps + 3 laps (23/0 pts)
22. #13 Casey Mears Ford 397 laps + 3 laps (22/0 pts)
23. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 397 laps + 3 laps (21/0 pts)
24. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 397 laps + 3 laps (0pts)
25. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 397 laps + 3 laps (19/0 pts)
26. #38 David Gilliland Ford 397 laps + 3 laps (18/0 pts)
27. #51 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 396 laps + 4 laps (17/0 pts)
28. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 396 laps + 4 laps (16/0 pts)
29. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 395 laps + 5 laps (15/0 pts)
30. #10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 395 laps + 5 laps (0pts)
31. #32 T.J. Bell Ford 390 laps + 10 laps (0pts)
32. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 367 laps + 33 laps (13/1 pts)
33. #22 AJ Allmendinger Dodge 361 laps + 39 laps (11/0 pts)
34. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 338 laps Engine (10/0 pts)
35. #34 David Ragan Ford 281 laps Engine (10/1 pts)
36. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 228 laps Engine (8/0 pts)
37. #195 Scott Speed Ford 136 laps Fuel Pump (7/0 pts)
38. #30 David Stremme Toyota 86 laps Rear Gear (6/0 pts)
39. #33 Stephen Leicht * Chevrolet 74 laps Vibration (5/0 pts)
40. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 54 laps Engine (4/0 pts)
41. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 47 laps Vibration (0pts)
42. #74 Cole Whitt Chevrolet 33 laps Vibration (0pts)
43. #26 Josh Wise * Ford 15 laps Vibration (1/0 pts)

* Denotes Rookie



Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Greg Biffle drives the #16 Fastenal Ford through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday in Concord, N.C. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Quaker State Chevrolet, is congratulated by team owner Rick Hendrick during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday in Concord, N.C. (Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with the chequered flag after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Jeff Curry/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet SS, qualifies for twelfth position Friday, August 21, 2015 for Saturday night`s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Larson is 19th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS, qualifies for eleventh position Friday, August 21, 2015 for Saturday night`s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Busch is eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Great Lakes Flooring/Menards Toyota, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 JEGS Toyota, race during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 200 race, at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 19, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, leads Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS, finishes in second place with Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS who finished in 20th place Sunday, August 16, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2015 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.