Logano wins at ‘Dega; Earnhardt, Kenseth, Hamlin, Newman eliminated

9For the third consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) weekend, Joey Logano finds himself in victory lane as he wins Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

This was Logano’s sixth series win and 26th top-10 finish of the 2015 season, his 14th series career win in 251 races and his first series win in 14 races at Talladega.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who led the most laps – 61 out of 196, finished in second, while his fellow Hendrick and Carl Edwards was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing position were Paul Menard taking sixth, Martin Truex Jr. seventh, Clint Bowyer eighth, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ninth and Kurt Busch brought home 10th-place.

Next weekend the points are reset to 4000 for the eight drivers that advance to the round 3, and those eight drivers are: Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick

Failing to advance to the next round were Matt Kenseth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 167.311 MPH
Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 06 Mins, 58 Secs.
Margin of Victory: Caution
Lead Changes: 30 among 18 drivers
Cautions: 3 for 18 laps

Up Next: The Goody’s Headache Relief Shoot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 1st, with an approximate starting time of 1:35 p.m. (ET) on NBCSN.

Campingworld.com 500 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led Points Bonus Points
1 22 Joey Logano 196 Running 20 47 4
2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 196 Running 61 44 2
3 24 Jeff Gordon 196 Running 8 42 1
4 2 Brad Keselowski 196 Running 0 40 0
5 19 Carl Edwards 196 Running 0 39 0
6 27 Paul Menard 196 Running 2 39 1
7 78 Martin Truex Jr. 196 Running 0 37 0
8 15 Clint Bowyer 196 Running 2 37 1
9 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 196 Running 2 36 1
10 41 Kurt Busch 196 Running 1 35 1
11 18 Kyle Busch 196 Running 11 34 1
12 31 Ryan Newman 196 Running 1 33 1
13 98 Reed Sorenson 196 Running 3 32 1
14 3 Austin Dillon 196 Running 0 30 0
15 4 Kevin Harvick 196 Running 4 30 1
16 43 Aric Almirola 196 Running 0 28 0
17 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 196 Running 0 27 0
18 48 Jimmie Johnson 196 Running 34 27 1
19 5 Kasey Kahne 196 Running 18 26 1
20 16 Greg Biffle 196 Running 18 25 1
21 6 Trevor Bayne 196 Running 0 23 0
22 35 Cole Whitt 196 Running 0 22 0
23 32 Will Kimmel 196 Running 0 21 0
24 42 Kyle Larson 196 Running 0 20 0
25 14 Tony Stewart 196 Running 0 19 0
26 20 Matt Kenseth 196 Running 3 19 1
27 10 Danica Patrick 196 Running 0 17 0
28 95 Michael McDowell 195 Running 0 16 0
29 34 Josh Wise 195 Running 0 15 0
30 55 David Ragan 195 Running 1 15 1
31 13 Casey Mears 195 Running 0 13 0
32 38 David Gilliland 194 Accident 2 13 1
33 7 Alex Bowman 194 Accident 0 11 0
34 40 Landon Cassill (i) 194 Running 0 0 0
35 33 Travis Kvapil (i) 193 Running 0 0 0
36 47 AJ Allmendinger 193 Running 0 8 0
37 11 Denny Hamlin 192 Accident 5 8 1
38 26 J.J. Yeley (i) 192 Running 0 0 0
39 1 Jamie McMurray 182 Engine 0 5 0
40 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 177 Running 0 4 0
41 62 Timmy Hill (i) 168 Electrical 0 0 0
42 51 Justin Allgaier 130 Engine 0 2 0
43 21 Ryan Blaney (i) 84 Engine 0 0 0

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

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Point Standings
After Race 32 at Talladega Superspeedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s DNF
1 22 Joey Logano 3142 Leader 32 6 20 26 0
2 19 Carl Edwards 3115 -27 32 2 6 14 2
3 24 Jeff Gordon 3113 -29 32 0 4 17 1
4 41 Kurt Busch 3112 -30 29 2 10 18 0
5 2 Brad Keselowski 3111 -31 32 1 7 22 1
6 78 Martin Truex Jr. 3107 -35 32 1 8 20 2
7 4 Kevin Harvick 3101 -41 32 3 20 24 1
8 18 Kyle Busch 3098 -44 21 4 8 12 2
9 11 Denny Hamlin 3095 -47 32 2 13 17 2
10 31 Ryan Newman 3090 -52 32 0 5 14 1
11 20 Matt Kenseth 3083 -59 32 5 12 19 3
12 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 3054 -88 32 2 14 19 1
13 1 Jamie McMurray 2161 -981 32 4 12 19 1
14 48 Jimmie Johnson 2159 -983 32 0 3 8 2
15 27 Paul Menard 2148 -994 32 0 2 5 1
16 15 Clint Bowyer 2123 -1019 32 0 2 12 1
Points Outside the Top 16
17 43 Aric Almirola 849 -2293 32 0 3 5 2
18 5 Kasey Kahne 837 -2305 32 0 3 9 3
19 16 Greg Biffle 778 -2364 32 0 3 4 0
20 42 Kyle Larson 777 -2365 31 0 1 9 4
21 3 Austin Dillon 718 -2424 32 0 1 5 3
22 13 Casey Mears 685 -2457 32 0 0 1 3
23 10 Danica Patrick 661 -2481 32 0 0 2 3
24 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 659 -2483 32 0 1 3 2
25 47 AJ Allmendinger 653 -2489 32 0 0 3 3
26 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 641 -2501 32 0 0 3 2
27 14 Tony Stewart 627 -2515 32 0 0 2 4
28 55 David Ragan 617 -2525 32 0 1 1 6
29 6 Trevor Bayne 601 -2541 32 0 0 2 3
30 51 Justin Allgaier 506 -2636 32 0 0 1 5
31 35 Cole Whitt 485 -2657 32 0 0 0 3
32 38 David Gilliland 471 -2671 32 0 0 0 3
33 7 Alex Bowman 388 -2754 31 0 0 0 5
34 34 Brett Moffitt # 378 -2764 27 0 0 1 1
35 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 352 -2790 29 0 0 0 1
36 46 Michael Annett 338 -2804 31 0 0 0 3
37 32 Josh Wise 249 -2893 23 0 0 1 4
38 95 Michael McDowell 192 -2950 14 0 0 0 1
39 26 Jeb Burton # 182 -2960 25 0 0 0 4
40 33 Alex Kennedy # 109 -3033 12 0 0 0 0
41 44 Reed Sorenson 74 -3068 9 0 0 0 0
42 32 Bobby Labonte 60 -3082 4 0 0 0 1
43 55 Michael Waltrip 58 -3084 3 0 0 0 0
44 55 Brian Vickers 32 -3110 2 0 0 0 0
45 98 Ryan Preece 12 -3130 1 0 0 0 0
46 32 Will Kimmel III 11 -3131 2 0 0 0 0
47 66 Mike Wallace 8 -3134 1 0 0 0 0
48 Eddie Macdonald 7 -3135 1 0 0 0 0
49 98 TJ Bell 7 -3135 1 0 0 0 0
50 30 Ron Hornaday Jr. 2 -3140 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

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2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Owner Standing
After Race 32 at Talladega Superspeedway
Pos. Owner Car # Wins Points Behind Attempts
1 Walter Czarnecki 22 6 3142 Leader 32
2 J D Gibbs 19 2 3115 -27 32
3 Rick Hendrick 24 0 3113 -29 32
4 Gene Haas 41 2 3112 -30 32
5 Roger Penske 2 1 3111 -31 32
6 Barney Visser 78 1 3107 -35 32
7 Tony Stewart 4 3 3101 -41 32
8 Joe Gibbs 18 4 3098 -44 32
9 Richard Childress 31 0 3095 -47 32
10 J D Gibbs 11 2 3090 -52 32
11 Rick Hendrick 88 2 3083 -59 32
12 Joe Gibbs 20 5 3054 -88 32
13 Jeff Gordon 48 4 2161 -981 32
14 Felix Sabates 1 0 2159 -983 32
15 Richard Childress 27 0 2148 -994 32
16 Rob Kauffman 15 0 2123 -1019 32
17 Richard Petty 43 0 849 -2293 32
18 Linda Hendrick 5 0 837 -2305 32
19 Chip Ganassi 42 0 805 -2337 32
20 Jack Roush 16 0 778 -2364 32
21 Richard Childress 3 0 718 -2424 32
22 Bob Germain 13 0 685 -2457 32
23 Tony Stewart 10 0 661 -2481 32
25 Tad Geschickter 47 0 659 -2483 32
26 Richard Petty 9 0 653 -2489 32
27 Margaret Haas 14 0 641 -2501 32
27 John Henry 17 0 627 -2515 32
28 John Henry 6 0 601 -2541 32
29 Michael Waltrip 55 0 583 -2559 32
30 Harry Scott Jr 51 0 506 -2636 32
31 Bob Jenkins 35 0 485 -2657 32
32 Brad Jenkins 38 0 471 -2671 32
33 Jerry Freeze 34 0 428 -2714 32
34 Michael Hillman 40 0 421 -2721 32
35 Joe Falk 33 0 392 -2750 32
36 Tommy Baldwin 7 0 388 -2754 32
37 Ron Devine 83 0 377 -2765 32
38 Harry Scott Jr 46 0 323 -2819 32
39 Mike Curb 98 0 286 -2856 32
40 Glen Wood 21 0 272 -2870 17
41 Ron Devine 23 0 268 -2874 32
42 Archie St Hilaire 32 0 258 -2884 32
43 Anthony Marlowe 26 0 200 -2942 32
44 Bob Leavine 95 0 192 -2950 18
45 Jay Robinson 62 0 102 -3040 32
46 Rick Hendrick 25 0 89 -3053 5
47 John Cohen 44 0 12 -3130 4
48 Jay Robinson 66 0 8 -3134 4
49 Curtis Key 30 0 6 -3136 13
50 Robby Benton 129 0 0 -3142 4
51 Gordon Smith 139 0 0 -3142 2

 

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturer Standings
After Race 32 at Talladega Superspeedway
Pos. Manufacturer Wins Points Behind
1 Chevrolet 12 1401 Leader
2 Toyota 13 1349 -52
3 Ford 7 1342 -59

 

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