Pit strategy propels Johnson to Atlanta victory

Race results

1. Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 3 hrs, 15 mins, 38 secs after 52 laps
2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet + 0.557s
3. Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota + 0.569s
4. Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet + 0.974s
5. Carl Edwards Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota + 1.408s
6. Kevin Harvick Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet + 1.420s
7. Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing Toyota + 1.629s
8. Chase Elliott Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet + 1.803s
9. Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford + 1.845s
10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Ford + 4.976s
11. Austin Dillon Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet + 8.285s
12. Joey Logano Team Penske Ford + 22.925s
13. Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford + 1 lap
14. Casey Mears Germain Racing Chevrolet + 1 lap
15. Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports Ford + 2 laps
16. Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota + 2 laps
17. Ty Dillon Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet + 2 laps
18. Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet + 2 laps
19. Matt Kenseth Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota + 2 laps
20. Danica Patrick Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet + 2 laps
21. Jamie McMurray Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet + 2 laps
22. Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing Ford + 2 laps
23. Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet + 2 laps
24. Ryan Newman Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet + 2 laps
25. Ryan Blaney Wood Brothers Racing Ford + 2 laps
26. Kyle Larson Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet + 3 laps
27. AJ Allmendinger JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet + 4 laps
28. Chris Buescher Front Row Motorsports Ford + 4 laps
29. Matt DiBenedetto BK Racing Toyota + 4 laps
30. Michael Annett HScott Motorsports Chevrolet + 5 laps
31. Brian Scott Richard Petty Motorsports Ford + 6 laps
32. David Ragan BK Racing Toyota + 7 laps
33. Michael McDowell Circle Sport - Leavine Family Racing Chevrolet + 7 laps
34. Regan Smith Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet + 7 laps
35. Clint Bowyer HScott Motorsports Chevrolet + 8 laps
36. Landon Cassill Front Row Motorsports Ford + 9 laps
37. Cole Whitt Premium Motorsports Chevrolet + 12 laps
38. Jeffrey Earnhardt Go FAS Racing Ford + 17 laps
39. Josh Wise The Motorsports Group Chevrolet + 18 laps

Sprint Cup Series championship standings

1. (+2) Kyle Busch 78pts
2. (--) Martin Truex Jr 75pts (-3pts)
3. (+1) Kevin Harvick 74pts (-4pts)
4. (+1) Carl Edwards 73pts (-5pts)
5. (-4) Denny Hamlin * 70pts (-8pts)
6. (+10) Jimmie Johnson * 70pts (-8pts)
7. (+3) Kurt Busch 69pts (-9pts)
8. (-2) Joey Logano 64pts (-14pts)
9. (--) Austin Dillon 63pts (-15pts)
10. (+2) Aric Almirola 55pts (-23pts)
11. (+9) Brad Keselowski 54pts (-24pts)
12. (+2) Matt Kenseth 51pts (-27pts)
13. (+9) Ricky Stenhouse Jr 50pts (-28pts)
14. (-7) Kyle Larson 49pts (-29pts)
15. (-4) Ryan Newman 48pts (-30pts)
16. (-3) Kasey Kahne 46pts (-32pts)
17. (+1) Paul Menard 46pts (-32pts)
18. (+17) Dale Earnhardt Jr 45pts (-33pts)
19. (-2) Jamie McMurray 44pts (-34pts)
20. (-12) Regan Smith 40pts (-38pts)
21. (+15) Chase Elliott # 38pts (-40pts)
22. (-3) Ryan Blaney # 38pts (-40pts)
23. (+8) Casey Mears 36pts (-42pts)
24. (+9) Greg Biffle 35pts (-43pts)
25. (-10) Michael McDowell 34pts (-44pts)
26. (-5) Aj Allmendinger 34pts (-44pts)
27. (--) Trevor Bayne 32pts (-46pts)
28. (-4) Brian Scott # 28pts (-50pts)
29. (+5) Danica Patrick 27pts (-51pts)
30. (-4) Michael Annett 26pts (-52pts)
31. (-8) Landon Cassill 23pts (-55pts)
32. (-4) David Ragan 22pts (-56pts)
33. (-8) Brian Vickers 15pts (-63pts)
34. (+4) Chris Buescher # 15pts (-63pts)
35. (-3) Clint Bowyer 14pts (-64pts)
36. (+3) Matt Dibenedetto 13pts (-65pts)
37. (-8) Michael Waltrip 12pts (-66pts)
38. (-8) Bobby Labonte 11pts (-67pts)
39. (+5) Cole Whitt 5pts (-73pts)
40. (-3) Robert Richardson Jr. 3pts (-75pts)
41. (+4) Jeffrey Earnhardt # 3pts (-75pts)
42. (--) Josh Wise 2pts (-76pts)

* = Race win# = Cup series rookieOnly drivers registered for points in this series are shown in the standings.

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