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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



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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)
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