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Indianapolis: Cup results

Ryan Newman won the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, after starting from pole position and capitalising on a rare mistake from by Jimmie Johnson's pit crew.
Indiana native Ryan Newman claimed victory in the Brickyard 400 at the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon, finishing over two and a half seconds clear of longtime race leader Jimmie Johnson.

Newman had started from pole position and led for the first 30 laps before Johnson got the upper hand at the first round of pit stops. Johnson went on to lead for a race-high 75 of the 160-lap race but then had a slow final stop which allowed Newman to pick up the lead with 12 laps remaining, which he judged to perfection to clinch the win, his 17th victory in 424 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and his first of 2013.

Despite the disappointment of losing out on the race win, second place enables Johnson to stretch out his lead in the championship standings to an impressive 75 points over Clint Bowyer.

Race results

1. #39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing 160 laps 2hrs 36mins 22secs
2. #48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports + 2.657s
3. #5 Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports + 3.183s
4. #14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing + 15.465s
5. #20 Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing + 21.579s
6. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Hendrick Motorsports + 22.377s
7. #24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports + 22.473s
8. #22 Joey Logano Penske Racing + 23.539s
9. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing + 24.510s
10. #18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing + 24.731s
11. #56 Martin Truex Jr Michael Waltrip Racing + 30.939s
12. #27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing + 31.285s
13. #99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing + 32.243s
14. #78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Racing + 32.820s
15. #1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing + 34.322s
16. #9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports + 35.042s
17. #43 Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports + 35.227s
18. #11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing + 35.720s
19. #29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing + 38.650s
20. #15 Clint Bowyer Michael Waltrip Racing + 40.274s
21. #2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing + 40.944s
22. #51 AJ Allmendinger Phoenix Racing + 48.946s
23. #55 Mark Martin Michael Waltrip Racing + 50.083s
24. #16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing + 1 Laps
25. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Roush Fenway Racing + 1 Laps
26. #33 Austin Dillon Circle Sport + 1 Laps
27. #13 Casey Mears Germain Racing + 1 Laps
28. #21 Trevor Bayne Wood Brothers Racing + 1 Laps
29. #83 David Reutimann BK Racing + 2 Laps
30. #10 Danica Patrick Stewart-Haas Racing + 2 Laps
31. #93 Travis Kvapil BK Racing + 2 Laps
32. #98 Michael McDowell Phil Parsons Racing + 3 Laps
33. #40 Landon Cassill Circle Sport + 3 Laps
34. #34 David Ragan Front Row Motorsports + 3 Laps
35. #38 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports + 3 Laps
36. #47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing + 3 Laps
37. #7 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing + 4 Laps
38. #35 Josh Wise Front Row Motorsports + 4 Laps
39. #36 J.J. Yeley Tommy Baldwin Racing + 4 Laps
40. #30 David Stremme Swan Racing + 9 Laps
41. #87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports + 14 Laps
42. #32 Timmy Hill FAS Lane Racing + 39 Laps
43. #31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing + 49 Laps

Sprint Cup Series championship standings

1. (--) Jimmie Johnson 740pts (Leader)
2. (--) Clint Bowyer 665pts (-75pts)
3. (--) Carl Edwards 655pts (-85pts)
4. (--) Kevin Harvick 648pts (-92pts)
5. (--) Dale Earnhardt Jr. 616pts (-124pts)
6. (--) Matt Kenseth 615pts (-125pts)
7. (--) Kyle Busch 610pts (-130pts)
8. (--) Greg Biffle 565pts (-175pts)
9. (+1) Kasey Kahne 564pts (-176pts)
10. (+2) Jeff Gordon 559pts (-181pts)
11. (+2) Tony Stewart 558pts (-182pts)
12. (-1) Martin Truex Jr. 554pts (-186pts)
13. (-4) Brad Keselowski 553pts (-187pts)
14. (--) Kurt Busch 546pts (-194pts)
15. (--) Jamie McMurray 537pts (-203pts)
16. (+3) Ryan Newman 534pts (-206pts)
17. (-1) Aric Almirola 529pts (-211pts)
18. (--) Joey Logano 524pts (-216pts)
19. (+1) Paul Menard 520pts (-220pts)
20. (-3) Jeff Burton 499pts (-241pts)
21. (--) Ricky Stenhouse Jr. # 495pts (-245pts)
22. (--) Marcos Ambrose 468pts (-272pts)
23. (--) Juan Pablo Montoya 460pts (-280pts)
24. (--) Casey Mears 420pts (-320pts)
25. (--) Denny Hamlin 388pts (-352pts)
26. (+1) Danica Patrick # 364pts (-376pts)
27. (-1) David Gilliland 363pts (-377pts)
28. (--) David Ragan 352pts (-388pts)
29. (--) Mark Martin 335pts (-405pts)
30. (--) Bobby Labonte 303pts (-437pts)
31. (+1) David Reutimann 294pts (-446pts)
32. (-1) Dave Blaney 290pts (-450pts)
33. (--) Jj Yeley 277pts (-463pts)
34. (--) David Stremme 271pts (-469pts)
35. (--) Travis Kvapil 253pts (-487pts)
36. (--) Aj Allmendinger 233pts (-507pts)
37. (+1) Michael McDowell 105pts (-635pts)
38. (-1) Michael Waltrip 102pts (-638pts)
39. (--) Scott Speed 91pts (-649pts)
40. (--) Timmy Hill # 82pts (-658pts)
41. (--) Terry Labonte 77pts (-663pts)
42. (--) Ken Schrader 68pts (-672pts)
43. (--) Boris Said 26pts (-714pts)
44. (--) Ron Fellows 22pts (-718pts)
45. (--) Justin Marks 14pts (-726pts)
46. (--) Scott Riggs 10pts (-730pts)
47. (--) Victor Gonzalez Jr. 7pts (-733pts)
48. (--) Tomy Drissi 6pts (-734pts)
49. (--) Brian Keselowski 4pts (-736pts)
50. (--) Alex Kennedy 4pts (-736pts)
51. (--) Jacques Villeneuve 3pts (-737pts)
52. (--) Jason Leffler 1pts (-739pts)

# = Cup series rookie
Only drivers registered for points in this series are shown in the standings.



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