Sprint Cup

GEICO 500 Results

At Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega, Ala. • Lap length: 2.66 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (4) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevy, 188 laps, 134.7 rating, 48 points, $306,065.

2. (5) Jimmie Johnson, Chevy, 188, 118.5, 43, $256,121.

3. (7) Paul Menard, Chevy, 188, 97.9, 41, $190,060.

4. (3) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 188, 103, 0, $148,385.

5. (36) Martin Truex Jr., Chevy, 188, 99.1, 39, $159,600.

6. (12) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 188, 83.1, 38, $156,715.

7. (18) Ryan Newman, Chevy, 188, 58.7, 37, $151,670.

8. (24) Kevin Harvick, Chevy, 188, 102.6, 37, $168,570.

9. (17) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 188, 110.9, 36, $127,645.

10. (34) Josh Wise, Ford, 188, 62, 35, $111,070.

11. (27) Jamie McMurray, Chevy, 188, 86.1, 33, $138,701.

12. (19) Kurt Busch, Chevy, 188, 87.8, 33, $127,435.

13. (41) Cole Whitt, Ford, 188, 68.4, 32, $125,618.

14. (42) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 188, 57.8, 0, $121,993.

15. (28) Aric Almirola, Ford, 188, 81.6, 29, $142,146.

16. (37) Alex Bowman, Chevy, 188, 63.6, 28, $117,918.

17. (31) AJ Allmendinger, Chevy, 188, 55.8, 27, $128,518.

18. (43) Matt DiBenedetto, Toyota, 188, 55.5, 26, $109,157.

19. (6) Tony Stewart, Chevy, 188, 92.6, 26, $128,724.

20. (39) David Gilliland, Ford, 188, 72.9, 25, $108,710.

21. (25) Danica Patrick, Chevy, 188, 67.1, 23, $107,435.

22. (15) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 188, 86.4, 22, $143,851.

23. (35) Justin Allgaier, Chevy, 188, 57.5, 22, $106,110.

24. (38) Chris Buescher, Ford, 188, 56, 0, $94,185.

25. (8) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 188, 74, 19, $133,721.

26. (29) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 188, 46.9, 19, $104,085.

27. (32) Bobby Labonte, Ford, 188, 48, 18, $95,435.

28. (11) Casey Mears, Chevy, 188, 63.4, 17, $102,885.

29. (40) Michael Annett, Chevy, 188, 50.8, 15, $91,685.

30. (10) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 188, 61.7, 14, $128,643.

31. (1) Jeff Gordon, Chevy, 188, 82.5, 14, $145,871.

32. (22) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 188, 68.5, 12, $97,685.

33. (21) Joey Logano, Ford, 186, 44.3, 11, $138,268.

34. (2) Kasey Kahne, Chevy, 158, 78.1, 11, $109,435.

35. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevy, engine, 157, 77.5, 9, $127,721.

36. (23) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 151, 33.6, 8, $117,874.

37. (20) Greg Biffle, Ford, 147, 35.7, 7, $121,469.

38. (9) David Ragan, Toyota, 123, 51.7, 6, $129,515.

39. (30) Landon Cassill, Chevy, acc., 91, 51.9, 0, $80,465.

40. (33) Brendan Gaughan, Chevy, acc., 90, 39.8, 0, $76,465.

41. (26) Trevor Bayne, Ford, acc., 46, 64.9, 3, $117,040.

42. (13) Kyle Larson, Chevy, acc., 46, 50.3, 2, $96,373.

43. (16) Brian Scott, Chevy, engine, 18, 27.3, 0, $64,965.

Race Statistics

Average speed of race winner: 159.487 mph.

Time of race: 3 hours, 8 minutes, 8 seconds.

Margin of victory: 0.158 seconds.

Caution flags: 6 for 23 laps.

Lead changes: 27 among 15 drivers.

Lap leaders: J.Gordon 1-3; K.Kahne 4-6; T.Stewart 7-11; D.Earnhardt Jr. 12-15; J.Gordon 16-19; K.Harvick 20; J.Allgaier 21; B.Labonte 22; J.Gordon 23-48; K.Busch 49; J.Johnson 50-91; D.Gilliland 92; J.Wise 93; J.Gordon 94-95; J.Johnson 96-103; D.Earnhardt Jr. 104; D.Hamlin 105-106; D.Earnhardt Jr. 107-110; J.Gordon 111-115; C.Mears 116; J.Gordon 117-123; D.Earnhardt Jr. 124-147; T.Stewart 148; D.Earnhardt Jr. 149-155; D.Hamlin 156-158; R.Stenhouse Jr. 159; C.Whitt 160-161; D.Earnhardt Jr. 162-188.

Wins: K.Harvick, 2; J.Johnson, 2; Ku.Busch, 1; D.Earnhardt Jr., 1; D.Hamlin, 1; M.Kenseth, 1; B.Keselowski, 1; J.Logano, 1.

Top 16 in points: 1. K.Harvick, 394; 2. M.Truex Jr., 354; 3. J.Johnson, 342; 4. J.Logano, 335; 5. D.Earnhardt Jr., 319; 6. B.Keselowski, 305; 7. J.McMurray, 297; 8. M.Kenseth, 292; 9. K.Kahne, 286; 10. D.Hamlin, 281; 11. P.Menard, 280; 12. A.Almirola, 279; 13. J.Gordon, 277; 14. R.Newman, 271; 15. Ku.Busch, 255; 16. D.Patrick, 253.