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Gordon Wins Talladega Thriller

Talladega, AL - Jeff Gordon passed teammate Jimmie Johnson on the last lap at Talladega Sunday to take the checkered flag and jump back to first in the Nextel Cup Standings.

Results and Standings:

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS
1 34 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Pepsi / DuPont 190/5 188 Running
2 19 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 175/5 188 Running
3 2 22 Dave Blaney Toyota Caterpillar 170/5 188 Running
4 18 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Ground 165/5 188 Running
5 16 12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL 160/5 188 Running
6 29 25 Casey Mears Chevrolet National Guard / GMAC 155/5 188 Running
7 41 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 151/5 188 Running
8 11 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 147/5 188 Running
9 14 96 Tony Raines Chevrolet DLP HDTV 143/5 188 Running
10 28 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target 139/5 188 Running
11 23 07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's 135/5 188 Running
12 39 70 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet Radioactive Energy Drink 132/5 188 Running
13 32 66 Jeff Green Chevrolet Garmin / Best Buy 129/5 188 Running
14 31 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot 126/5 188 Running
15 22 42 Juan Montoya * Dodge Texaco / Havoline 123/5 188 Running
16 9 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 120/5 188 Running
17 33 40 David Stremme Dodge Coors Light 117/5 188 Running
18 17 18 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries 114/5 188 Running
19 15 88 Mike Wallace Ford M&M's Halloween 111/5 188 Running
20 37 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Shell / Pennzoil 108/5 188 Running
21 6 127 Jacques Villeneuve Toyota UNICEF 105/5 188 Running
22 5 00 David Reutimann * Toyota Burger King 102/5 179 Off Track
23 20 16 Greg Biffle Ford Starz / Dish Network 99/5 176 Off Track
24 10 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dodge Dealers / UAW 96/5 175 Off Track
25 1 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA Auto Parts 93/5 175 Off Track
26 25 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DEWALT 90/5 171 Running
27 27 38 David Gilliland Ford M&M's Halloween 87/5 167 Running
28 12 45 Kyle Petty Dodge Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 84/5 161 Out of Race
29 24 7 Robby Gordon Ford Camping World
/ RVs.com 81/5 161 Off Track
30 38 01 Aric Almirola Chevrolet U.S. Army 78/5 156 Out of Race
31 40 21 Ken Schrader Ford Motorcraft 75/5 152 Out of Race
32 4 78 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing 72/5 149 Running
33 7 49 John Andretti Dodge Paralyzed Veterans of America 69/5 149 Running
34 42 6 David Ragan * Ford AAA Travel 66/5 146 Off Track
35 8 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Pillsbury Food Service / Cheerios 63/5 144 Out of Race
36 36 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's / CARQUEST 60/5 144 Out of Race
37 35 26 Jamie McMurray Ford IRWIN Vise-Grip GrooveLocks 57/5 144 Out of Race
38 30 15 Paul Menard * Chevrolet PEAK / Menards 54/5 144 Out of Race
39 3 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull 51/5 144 Out of Race
40 26 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser 48/5 136 Out of Race
41 43 44 Dale Jarrett Toyota UPS 45/5 136 Out of Race
42 13 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 42/5 113 Out of Race
43 21 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet AT&T Mobility 39/5 91 Out of Race

RANK +/- DRIVER POINTS BEHIND STARTS POLES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10
1 +1 Jeff Gordon 5690 Leader 30 6 5 18 24
2 -1 Jimmie Johnson 5681 -9 30 3 6 16 19
3 -- Clint Bowyer 5627 -63 30 2 1 4 14
4 -- Tony Stewart 5536 -154 30 0 3 10 21
5 +2 Carl Edwards 5490 -200 30 0 3 8 12
6 -1 Kevin Harvick 5488 -202 30 0 1 4 12
7 +2 Kurt Busch 5480 -210 30 1 2 5 11
8 -2 Kyle Busch 5430 -260 30 0 1 8 16
9 +3 Denny Hamlin 5423 -267 30 1 1 11 16
10 -2 Martin Truex Jr. 5390 -300 30 0 1 6 11
11 -- Matt Kenseth 5377 -313 30 0 1 8 17
12 -2 Jeff Burton 5359 -331 30 0 1 7 13


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