Johnson Wins Again in Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jimmie Johnson has won the NASCAR Nextel Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It's his third straight Nextel
Cup victory at this track.
The victory moves Johnson from 15th to fourth in the Nextel Cup
standings. Johnson is the defending champion.
Teammate Jeff Gordon finished second as Hendrick Motor Sports
finished one-two in the U-A-W Daimler Chrysler 400. Denny Hamlin
ran third. Matt Kenseth was fourth followed by Mark Martin, the
Nextel Cup points leader.

NASCAR Nextel Cup-UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 Results
Sunday
At Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas
Lap length: 1.5 miles
(Start position in parentheses)
1. (23) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 267 laps, 128.183 mph.,
$415,386.
2. (36) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 267, $287,011.
3. (17) Denny Hamlin, Chevrolet, 267, $212,225.
4. (37) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 267, $208,941.
5. (14) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 267, $180,783.
6. (13) Carl Edwards, Ford, 267, $128,625.
7. (25) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 267, $158,436.
8. (39) Ryan Newman, Dodge, 267, $143,225.
9. (12) Kyle Busch, Chevrolet, 267, $116,250.
10. (33) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 267, $117,825.
11. (28) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 267, $144,233.
12. (26) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 267, $128,170.
13. (42) Bobby Labonte, Dodge, 267, $138,461.
14. (3) Elliott Sadler, Dodge, 267, $125,170.
15. (5) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 267, $135,716.
16. (18) Greg Biffle, Ford, 266, $111,575.
17. (38) Robby Gordon, Ford, 266, $96,375.
18. (24) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 266, $123,183.
19. (27) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, 266, $104,675.
20. (2) David Stremme, Dodge, 266, $95,925.
21. (21) David Gilliland, Ford, 265, $119,189.
22. (4) Juan Pablo Montoya, Dodge, 265, $126,950.
23. (6) Scott Riggs, Dodge, 265, $98,725.
24. (15) Kenny Wallace, Chevrolet, 265, $85,550.
25. (29) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, 265, $112,308.
26. (10) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 265, $120,708.
27. (20) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 265, $131,286.
28. (22) Kyle Petty, Dodge, 265, $98,708.
29. (41) Jon Wood, Ford, 264, $104,064.
30. (40) Ricky Rudd, Ford, 264, $112,608.
31. (7) Reed Sorenson, Dodge, 263, $100,533.
32. (19) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 263, $80,675.
33. (43) Dale Jarrett, Toyota, 263, $81,425.
34. (8) Sterling Marlin, Chevrolet, 251, engine, $89,822.
35. (1) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, accident, 251, $138,741.
36. (16) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 239, $87,850.
37. (35) David Ragan, Ford, 236, $115,450.
38. (9) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 156, accident, $79,425.
39. (32) Johnny Sauter, Chevrolet, 147, $79,225.
40. (34) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 141, $86,975.
41. (31) Aric Almirola, Chevrolet, 46, accident, $78,775.
42. (11) Dave Blaney, Toyota, 17, accident, $86,630.
43. (30) Ward Burton, Chevrolet, 15, accident, $79,452.
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Race Statistics
Time of Race: 3 hours, 7 minutes, 28 seconds.
Margin of Victory: 2.795 seconds.
Caution Flags: Nine for 27 laps.
Lead Changes: 28 among 16 drivers.
Lap Leaders: K.Kahne 1-13; E.Sadler 14-21; J.Johnson 22-40;
M.Kenseth 41; M.Martin 42-49; E.Sadler 50-57; M.Martin 58-61;
J.Johnson 62-78; M.Martin 79; J.Yeley 80; R.Newman 81; B.Labonte
82; J.Johnson 83-107; E.Sadler 108; J.Gordon 109-146; C. Edwards
147-149; M.Martin 150; S.Marlin 151; B.Labonte 152; Ky.Busch
153-156; M.Truex Jr. 157-158; J.Gordon 159-210; M.Martin 211;
D.Earnhardt Jr. 212; C.Bowyer 213; B.Labonte 214; J.Gordon 215-235;
J. Burton 236-239; J.Johnson 240-267.
Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): J.Gordon, 3
times for 111 laps; J.Johnson, 4 times for 89 laps; E.Sadler, 3
times for 17 laps; M.Martin, 5 times for 15 laps; K.Kahne, 1 time
for 13 laps; Ky.Busch, 1 time for 4 laps; J.Burton, 1 time for 4
laps; B.Labonte, 3 times for 3 laps; C.Edwards, 1 time for 3 laps;
M.Truex Jr., 1 time for 2 laps; R.Newman, 1 time for 1 lap;
C.Bowyer, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Yeley, 1 time for 1 lap; S.Marlin, 1
time for 1 lap; M.Kenseth, 1 time for 1 lap; D.Earnhardt Jr., 1
time for 1 lap.
Point Standings: 1. M.Martin, 495. 2. J.Gordon, 489. 3.
J.Burton, 453. 4. J.Johnson, 406. 5. M.Kenseth, 397. 6. K.Harvick,
389. 7. Ky.Busch, 382. 8. D.Hamlin, 374. 9. J.Yeley, 365. 10.
E.Sadler, 342.