Johnson Wins in Atlanta

Atlanta, GA - Jimmie Johnson has made it back-to-back
Nextel Cup victories by capturing the Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta
Motor Speedway.
Johnson pulled away after passing Tony Stewart with three laps
remaining. Stewart tapped the wall during the lap, causing him to
lose momentum and settle for second.
Matt Kenseth was third, followed by Jeff Burton and Juan Pablo
Montoya.

Results:
1 3 Jimmie Johnson 48 Chevrolet 325 Running 195
2 13 Tony Stewart 20 Chevrolet 325 Running 175
3 21 Matt Kenseth 17 Ford 325 Running 170
4 32 Jeff Burton 31 Chevrolet 325 Running 165
5 16 Juan Pablo Montoya 42 Dodge 325 Running 155
6 15 Clint Bowyer 07 Chevrolet 325 Running 155
7 14 Carl Edwards 99 Ford 325 Running 146
8 18 Martin Truex Jr. 1 Chevrolet 325 Running 142
9 11 Reed Sorenson 41 Dodge 325 Running 143
10 4 Mark Martin 01 Chevrolet 325 Running 134
11 17 Kurt Busch 2 Dodge 325 Running 135
12 5 Jeff Gordon 24 Chevrolet 325 Running 132
13 7 David Stremme 40 Dodge 325 Running 124
14 22 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 8 Chevrolet 325 Running 121
15 37 Jamie McMurray 26 Ford 325 Running 118
16 6 Bobby Labonte 43 Dodge 325 Running 120
17 19 Joe Nemechek 13 Chevrolet 325 Running 112
18 2 Elliott Sadler 19 Dodge 325 Running 114
19 30 Denny Hamlin 11 Chevrolet 324 Running 106
20 39 Robby Gordon 7 Ford 324 Running 103
21 9 Mike Bliss 49 Dodge 324 Running 100
22 20 J.J. Yeley 18 Chevrolet 324 Running 97
23 1 Ryan Newman 12 Dodge 324 Running 99
24 28 Sterling Marlin 14 Chevrolet 324 Running 91
25 36 Kevin Harvick 29 Chevrolet 324 Running 93
26 42 Ricky Rudd 88 Ford 323 Running 85
27 35 Dave Blaney 22 Toyota 323 Running 87
28 34 Casey Mears 25 Chevrolet 323 Running 79
29 26 Johnny Sauter 70 Chevrolet 323 Running 76
30 27 David Gilliland 38 Ford 323 Running 73
31 23 Paul Menard 15 Chevrolet 323 Running 70
32 8 Kyle Busch 5 Chevrolet 322 Running 67
33 38 David Ragan 6 Ford 322 Running 64
34 40 Kyle Petty 45 Dodge 322 Running 61
35 41 Jeff Green 66 Chevrolet 322 Running 58
36 43 Dale Jarrett 44 Toyota 320 Running 55
37 29 Ken Schrader 21 Ford 318 Running 52
38 33 Tony Raines 96 Chevrolet 318 Running 49
39 12 Kasey Kahne 9 Dodge 306 Running 46
40 24 David Reutimann 00 Toyota 295 Running 43
41 25 Greg Biffle 16 Ford 280 Running 40
42 31 Brian Vickers 83 Toyota 227 Crash 42
43 10 Scott Riggs 10 Dodge 221 Engine Failure 34

RANK +/- DRIVER POINTS BEHIND STARTS POLES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10
1 -- Mark Martin 629 Leader 4 0 0 3 4
2 -- Jeff Gordon 621 -8 4 1 0 2 3
3 -- Jeff Burton 618 -11 4 0 0 3 3
4 -- Jimmie Johnson 601 -28 4 0 2 3 3
5 -- Matt Kenseth 567 -62 4 0 1 3 3
6 +7 Tony Stewart 507 -122 4 0 0 1 3
7 -1 Kevin Harvick 482 -147 4 0 1 1 1
8 -- Denny Hamlin 480 -149 4 0 0 1 1
9 +9 Clint Bowyer 479 -150 4 0 0 0 2
10 +7 Carl Edwards 471 -158 4 0 0 0 2
11 -- David Stremme 463 -166 4 0 0 0 0
12 -3 J.J. Yeley 462 -167 4 0 0 0 0
13 -3 Elliott Sadler 456 -173 4 0 0 0 1
14 -7 Kyle Busch 449 -180 4 0 0 0 2
15 +7 Juan Montoya* 443 -186 4 0 0 1 1
16 -2 Robby Gordon 433 -196 4 0 0 0 0
17 +4 Bobby Labonte 428 -201 4 0 0 0 0
18 -3 Ryan Newman 427 -202 4 1 0 0 1
19 +1 Joe Nemechek 420 -209 4 0 0 0 1
20 +3 Kurt Busch 416 -213 4 0 0 0 1
21 -9 David Gilliland 408 -221 4 1 0 0 1
22 +5 Martin Truex Jr. 392 -237 4 0 0 0 1
23 -4 David Ragan* 386 -243 4 0 0 1 1
24 +2 Jamie McMurray 374 -255 4 0 0 0 1
25 +6 Reed Sorenson 371 -258 4 0 0 0 1
26 +2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 366 -263 4 0 0 0 0
27 -11 Greg Biffle 366 -263 4 0 0 0 0
28 -4 Johnny Sauter 346 -283 4 0 0 0 0
29 +1 Sterling Marlin 327 -302 4 0 0 0 0
30 -1 Ricky Rudd 325 -304 4 0 0 0 0


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