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Sonoma: Cup results

Martin Truex Jr. won from the front in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Sonoma, on what proved to be an unseasonably showery Sunday in the golden state.
Martin Truex Jr. won the Toyota/Save Mart 350 after leading almost half of the 110 laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday afternoon at the Sonoma Raceway in Sears Point, California.

It's Truex's second Cup win, his first coming back in June 2007 at Dover which makes Sonoma mark the end of a 218-race run without a race win - the second longest in Cup series history dating back to Bill Elliott's record of 226.

Finishing eight seconds clear of Jeff Gordon on the 2-mile, 12-turn asphalt circuit gave Truex his first win at Sonoma in eight starts and is only the second time that he's even finished the road race in the top ten. His victory makes it the ninth consecutive different Cup race winner at Somoma.

Jimmie Johnson finished in ninth place and continues to leads the Sprint Cup point standings, now by 25 points over Carl Edwards who finished in third place on Sunday.

Race results

1. #56 Martin Truex Jr Michael Waltrip Racing 110 laps 2hrs 51mins 20secs
2. #24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports + 8.133s
3. #99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing + 9.029s
4. #78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Racing + 13.216s
5. #15 Clint Bowyer Michael Waltrip Racing + 15.267s
6. #5 Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports + 15.819s
7. #9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports + 18.298s
8. #16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing + 23.595s
9. #48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports + 24.644s
10. #29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing + 25.531s
11. #22 Joey Logano Penske Racing + 26.069s
12. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Hendrick Motorsports + 26.417s
13. #55 Brian Vickers Michael Waltrip Racing + 27.260s
14. #27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing + 28.681s
15. #39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing + 29.830s
16. #13 Casey Mears Germain Racing + 30.099s
17. #93 Travis Kvapil BK Racing + 32.352s
18. #32 Boris Said FAS Lane Racing + 33.923s
19. #20 Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing + 35.856s
20. #43 Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports + 37.059s
21. #2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing + 37.748s
22. #33 Ron Fellows Circle Sport + 37.982s
23. #11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing + 38.512s
24. #38 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports + 38.824s
25. #1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing + 43.783s
26. #83 David Reutimann BK Racing + 45.539s
27. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Roush Fenway Racing + 46.336s
28. #14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing + 51.951s
29. #10 Danica Patrick Stewart-Haas Racing + 58.872s
30. #7 Justin Marks Tommy Baldwin Racing + 59.499s
31. #31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing + 71.859s
32. #35 Josh Wise Front Row Motorsports + 76.899s
33. #34 David Ragan Front Row Motorsports + 57.776s
34. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing + 94.411s
35. #18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing + 1 Laps
36. #30 David Stremme Swan Racing + 1 Laps
37. #36 Victor Gonzalez Jr Tommy Baldwin Racing + 1 Laps
38. #87 Tomy Drissi NEMCO Racing + 2 Laps
39. #52 Paulie Harraka Go Green Racing + 20 Laps Running
40. #19 Alex Kennedy Humphrey Smith Racing + 80 Laps Accident
41. #51 Jacques Villeneuve Phoenix Racing + 91 Laps Engine
42. #37 J.J. Yeley MaxQ Motorsports + 103 Laps Transmission
43. #47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing + 110 Laps Engine

Sprint Cup Series championship standings

1. (--) Jimmie Johnson 573pts (Leader)
2. (--) Carl Edwards 548pts (-25pts)
3. (--) Clint Bowyer 528pts (-45pts)
4. (--) Kevin Harvick 510pts (-63pts)
5. (--) Matt Kenseth 481pts (-92pts)
6. (+2) Greg Biffle 479pts (-94pts)
7. (--) Dale Earnhardt Jr. 479pts (-94pts)
8. (-2) Kyle Busch 461pts (-112pts)
9. (--) Brad Keselowski 454pts (-119pts)
10. (+3) Martin Truex Jr. 453pts (-120pts)
11. (+1) Kasey Kahne 445pts (-128pts)
12. (-1) Paul Menard 445pts (-128pts)
13. (+3) Jeff Gordon 441pts (-132pts)
14. (--) Joey Logano 439pts (-134pts)
15. (-5) Tony Stewart 433pts (-140pts)
16. (-1) Aric Almirola 428pts (-145pts)
17. (+3) Kurt Busch 425pts (-148pts)
18. (--) Ryan Newman 418pts (-155pts)
19. (--) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 406pts (-167pts)
20. (-3) Jeff Burton 403pts (-170pts)
21. (--) Jamie McMurray 395pts (-178pts)
22. (+1) Marcos Ambrose 380pts (-193pts)
23. (-1) Juan Pablo Montoya 371pts (-202pts)
24. (+1) Casey Mears 333pts (-240pts)
25. (+1) Denny Hamlin 320pts (-253pts)
26. (-2) Mark Martin 314pts (-259pts)
27. (--) Danica Patrick # 292pts (-281pts)
28. (+1) David Gilliland 281pts (-292pts)
29. (-1) David Ragan 276pts (-297pts)
30. (--) Bobby Labonte 257pts (-316pts)
31. (--) Dave Blaney 245pts (-328pts)
32. (--) David Reutimann 232pts (-341pts)
33. (+1) David Stremme 217pts (-356pts)
34. (-1) JJ Yeley 213pts (-360pts)
35. (--) Travis Kvapil 205pts (-368pts)
36. (--) A J Allmendinger 158pts (-415pts)
37. (--) Michael McDowell 83pts (-490pts)
38. (--) Timmy Hill 80pts (-493pts)
39. (--) Scott Speed 75pts (-498pts)
40. (--) Michael Waltrip 63pts (-510pts)
41. (--) Terry Labonte 52pts (-521pts)
42. (--) Ken Schrader 39pts (-534pts)
43. (N/A) Boris Said 26pts (-547pts)
44. (N/A) Ron Fellows 22pts (-551pts)
45. (N/A) Justin Marks 14pts (-559pts)
46. (-3) Scott Riggs 10pts (-563pts)
47. (N/A) Victor Gonzalez Jr. 7pts (-566pts)
48. (N/A) Tomy Drissi 6pts (-567pts)
49. (-5) Brian Keselowski 4pts (-569pts)
50. (N/A) Alex Kennedy 4pts (-569pts)
51. (N/A) Jacques Villeneuve 3pts (-570pts)
52. (-7) Jason Leffler 1pts (-572pts)

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