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Cup: Dover - Race results

Jimmie Johnson extended Hendrick Motorsports' winning streak with victory in the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Jimmie Johnson kept on adding to the 'wins' tally for Hendrick Motorsport, with a dominating performance at the Dover International Speedway Monster Mile on Sunday afternoon.

It was Johnson's 57th victory in 376 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, and his second of 2012, and at a track he particularly likes - he's won at Dover no fewer than seven times in 21 starts. He led the most laps at Dover for the ninth time (289 of the 400-lap race distance) including the past seven Cup races, giving Hendrick Motorsports its 202nd career victory - the third in a row. The 14 wins Hendrick now has at Dover is more than any other team.

An early accident caught up a dozen cars including Tony Stewart on lap 9 which brought out a 20 minute red flag. Engine problems took out Jeff Burton, David Reutimann and both Kyle and Kurt Busch, and a flat tyre put Carl Edwards into the wall on lap 164.

Greg Biffle continues to lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship standings by a single point over Matt Kenseth, after Kenseth finished third just behind Johnson and Kevin Harvick at Dover.

Race results

1. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 400 laps Running (48/5 pts)
2. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 400 laps + 2.550s (42/0 pts)
3. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 400 laps + 4.145s (42/1 pts)
4. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 400 laps + 4.993s (41/1 pts)
5. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 400 laps + 5.607s (39/0 pts)
6. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 400 laps + 6.951s (38/0 pts)
7. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 400 laps + 7.263s (37/0 pts)
8. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 400 laps + 7.811s (36/0 pts)
9. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 400 laps + 7.957s (35/0 pts)
10. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 400 laps + 9.077s (34/0 pts)
11. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 400 laps + 9.718s (33/0 pts)
12. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 400 laps + 10.649s (32/0 pts)
13. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 400 laps + 11.197s (32/1 pts)
14. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 400 laps + 11.325s (31/1 pts)
15. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 400 laps + 13.429s (29/0 pts)
16. #22 AJ Allmendinger Dodge 400 laps + 14.103s (28/0 pts)
17. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 400 laps + 14.585s (27/0 pts)
18. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 400 laps + 14.758s (27/1 pts)
19. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 400 laps + 17.911s (25/0 pts)
20. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 399 laps + 1 lap (24/0 pts)
21. #34 David Ragan Ford 398 laps + 2 laps (24/1 pts)
22. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 364 laps Engine (22/0 pts)
23. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 348 laps + 52 laps (21/0 pts)
24. #51 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 338 laps Engine (20/0 pts)
25. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 331 laps + 69 laps (19/0 pts)
26. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 318 laps + 82 laps (18/0 pts)
27. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 306 laps + 94 laps (17/0 pts)
28. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 296 laps + 104 laps (16/0 pts)
29. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 202 laps Engine (15/0 pts)
30. #32 Reed Sorenson Ford 124 laps Accident (0pts)
31. #10 David Reutimann Chevrolet 110 laps Engine (13/0 pts)
32. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 65 laps Accident (12/0 pts)
33. #30 David Stremme Toyota 63 laps Overheating (11/0 pts)
34. #249 J.J. Yeley Toyota 41 laps Overheating (10/0 pts)
35. #33 Stephen Leicht * Chevrolet 29 laps Accident (9/0 pts)
36. #119 Mike Bliss Toyota 23 laps Steering (0pts)
37. #23 Scott Riggs Chevrolet 21 laps Vibration (7/0 pts)
38. #83 Landon Cassill Toyota 9 laps Accident (6/0 pts)
39. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 9 laps Accident (0pts)
40. #38 David Gilliland Ford 9 laps Accident (4/0 pts)
41. #13 Casey Mears Ford 8 laps Accident (3/0 pts)
42. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 8 laps Accident (2/0 pts)
43. #179 Scott Speed Ford 8 laps Accident (1/0 pts)



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Crew members work on the #18 M&M`s Toyota of Kyle Busch as he sits in the car in the garage after an on track incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 3, 2012 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe`s Madagascar Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 3, 2012 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
Mark Martin, driver of the #55 Aaron`s Dream Machine Toyota, and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe`s Madagascar Chevrolet, lead the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 3, 2012 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John`s/Budweiser Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS finishes in eighth place Sunday, March 22, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Paul Menard, driver of the #27 FVP/Menards Chevrolet SS finishes in fourth place and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS finishes in fourteenth place Sunday, March 22, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS finishes in third place and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John`s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS finishes in second place Sunday, March 22, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #88 taxslayer.com Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California.  (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #88 taxslayer.com Chevrolet, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #88 taxslayer.com Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #88 taxslayer.com Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, climbs into his car prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet SS qualifies for fifth position Friday, March 20, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Larson is 17th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John`s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS qualifies for 2nd position Friday, March 20, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Harvick leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Joining him on the front row will be Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS who won the Pole position. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS celebrates with his team after winning the Pole position Friday, March 20, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Busch is 33rd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Joining him on the front row will be Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John`s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS won the Pole position Friday, March 20, 2015 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Busch is 33rd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Joining him on the front row will be Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John`s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)

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