Carl Edwards wins his first Southern 500 in shootout

20Carl Edwards came out on top of a shootout with less than 10 laps to win his first Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Joe Gibbs Racing has now won seven of the last 10 races.

It is Edwards’ second win of 2015 after winning the Coca Cola 600.

Edwards was followed by Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin, Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick.

Bojangles’ Southern 500 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led Points Bonus Points
1 19 Carl Edwards 367 Running 15 47 4
2 2 Brad Keselowski 367 Running 196 44 2
3 11 Denny Hamlin 367 Running 57 42 1
4 22 Joey Logano 367 Running 29 41 1
5 4 Kevin Harvick 367 Running 44 40 1
6 41 Kurt Busch 367 Running 7 39 1
7 18 Kyle Busch 367 Running 3 38 1
8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 367 Running 0 36 0
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. 367 Running 0 35 0
10 42 Kyle Larson 367 Running 3 35 1
11 43 Aric Almirola 367 Running 0 33 0
12 5 Kasey Kahne 367 Running 2 33 1
13 31 Ryan Newman 367 Running 0 31 0
14 1 Jamie McMurray 367 Running 0 30 0
15 14 Tony Stewart 367 Running 10 30 1
16 24 Jeff Gordon 367 Running 0 28 0
17 15 Clint Bowyer 367 Running 0 27 0
18 16 Greg Biffle 367 Running 0 26 0
19 48 Jimmie Johnson 367 Running 0 25 0
20 40 Landon Cassill (i) 367 Running 0 0 0
21 20 Matt Kenseth 367 Running 0 23 0
22 3 Austin Dillon 367 Running 0 22
23 47 AJ Allmendinger 367 Running 0 21 0
24 7 Alex Bowman 367 Running 0 20 0
25 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 367 Running 0 19 0
26 27 Paul Menard 367 Running 0 18 0
27 38 David Gilliland 367 Running 1 18 1
28 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 367 Running 0 16 0
29 13 Casey Mears 366 Running 0 15 0
30 21 Ryan Blaney (i) 366 Running 0 0 0
31 23 Jeb Burton # 364 Running 0 13 0
32 33 Mike Bliss (i) 363 Running 0 0 0
33 51 Justin Allgaier 354 Running 0 11 0
34 26 J.J. Yeley (i) 348 Running 0 0 0
35 6 Trevor Bayne 342 Running 0 9 0
36 34 Brett Moffitt # 332 Running 0 8 0
37 98 TJ Bell 325 Running 0 7 0
38 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 313 Running 0 6 0
39 46 Michael Annett 300 Running 0 5 0
40 55 David Ragan 275 Accident 0 4 0
41 25 Chase Elliott (i) 227 Accident 0 0 0
42 10 Danica Patrick 190 Accident 0 2 0
43 35 Cole Whitt 5 Accident 0 1 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Unofficial Point Standings
After Race 25 at Darlington Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s DNF
1 4 Kevin Harvick 948 Leader 25 2 18 22 1
2 22 Joey Logano 906 -42 25 3 15 19 0
3 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 855 -93 25 2 11 16 1
4 2 Brad Keselowski 837 -111 25 1 6 17 1
5 48 Jimmie Johnson 817 -131 25 4 11 16 0
6 78 Martin Truex Jr. 806 -142 25 1 7 17 2
7 20 Matt Kenseth 776 -172 25 3 9 15 2
8 11 Denny Hamlin 754 -194 25 1 9 12 1
9 41 Kurt Busch 752 -196 22 2 8 14 0
10 1 Jamie McMurray 726 -222 25 0 2 7 1
11 31 Ryan Newman 714 -234 25 0 4 12 1
12 19 Carl Edwards 713 -235 25 2 3 9 2
13 24 Jeff Gordon 700 -248 25 0 3 12 1
14 27 Paul Menard 692 -256 25 0 2 4 1
15 15 Clint Bowyer 682 -266 25 0 2 10 0
16 43 Aric Almirola 653 -295 25 0 1 1 1
Points Outside the Top 16
17 5 Kasey Kahne 651 -2 25 0 2 6 2
18 16 Greg Biffle 598 -55 25 0 2 3 0
19 42 Kyle Larson 586 -67 24 0 1 7 4
20 3 Austin Dillon 586 -67 25 0 1 4 2
21 47 AJ Allmendinger 536 -117 25 0 0 3 3
22 13 Casey Mears 531 -122 25 0 0 1 3
23 10 Danica Patrick 527 -126 25 0 0 2 2
24 14 Tony Stewart 495 -158 25 0 0 2 4
25 55 David Ragan 495 -158 25 0 1 1 4
26 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 492 -161 25 0 0 3 2
27 18 Kyle Busch 471 -182 14 4 5 8 2
28 6 Trevor Bayne 452 -201 25 0 0 2 3
29 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 440 -213 25 0 1 1 2
30 51 Justin Allgaier 420 -233 25 0 0 1 3
Points Outside the Top 30
31 35 Cole Whitt 388 -32 25 0 0 0 2
32 38 David Gilliland 380 -40 25 0 0 0 2
33 7 Alex Bowman 324 -96 24 0 0 0 3
34 34 Brett Moffitt # 311 -109 21 0 0 1 0
35 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 282 -138 22 0 0 0 1
36 46 Michael Annett 276 -144 25 0 0 0 2
37 32 Josh Wise 202 -218 19 0 0 1 4
38 95 Michael McDowell 161 -259 11 0 0 0 0
39 26 Jeb Burton # 149 -271 19 0 0 0 3
40 33 Alex Kennedy # 93 -327 10 0 0 0 0
41 44 Reed Sorenson 41 -379 4 0 0 0 0
42 32 Bobby Labonte 39 -381 3 0 0 0 1
43 55 Brian Vickers 32 -388 2 0 0 0 0
44 55 Michael Waltrip 26 -394 2 0 0 0 0
45 66 Mike Wallace 8 -412 1 0 0 0 0
46 Eddie Macdonald 7 -413 1 0 0 0 0
47 98 TJ Bell 7 -413 1 0 0 0 0
48 Will Kimmel III 6 -414 1 0 0 0 0
49 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. 2 -418 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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