Kenseth goes wire-to-wire

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KANSAS CITY, KS (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth started the day in first and finished the day in first, as he was the victor in the STP 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

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Kenseth has a solid day all around, leading a total of 163 laps before holding off Kasey Kahne for the victory, his second of the season.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kenseth had 8/1 odds to win Sunday’s race, which means a $100 wager on him to win will pay out an additional $800.

Kenseth moves up to eighth place in the point standings with his victory. He is now 54 points behind Jimmie Johnson for first place. Johnson had a solid day himself on Sunday, finishing in third place. Kahne now moves into second place, just 37 points out of first place.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2013 STP 400, see below

2013 STP 400 Results

1 Matt Kenseth (20)

2 Kasey Kahne (5)

3 Jimmie Johnson (48)

4 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

5 Clint Bowyer (15)

6 Brad Keselowski (2)

7 Jamie McMurray (1)

8 Aric Almirola (43)

9 Mark Martin (55)

10 Paul Menard (27)

11 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

12 Kevin Harvick (29)

13 Jeff Gordon (24)

14 Ryan Newman (39)

15 Kurt Busch (78)

16 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

17 Carl Edwards (99)

18 Jeff Burton (31)

19 Greg Biffle (16)

20 Marcos Ambrose (9)

21 Tony Stewart (14)

22 Regan Smith (51)

23 David Gilliland (38)

24 Bobby Labonte (47)

25 Danica Patrick (10)

26 Josh Wise (35)

27 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

28 David Reutimann (83)

29 Landon Cassill (33)

30 David Ragan (34)

31 Brian Vickers (11)

32 David Stremme (30)

33 Timmy Hill (32)

34 Casey Mears (13)

35 J.J. Yeley (36)

36 Travis Kvapil (93)

37 Sam Hornish Jr. (12)

38 Kyle Busch (18)

39 Joey Logano (22)

40 Elliott Sadler (81)

41 Mike Bliss (19)

42 Michael McDowell (98)

43 Dave Blaney (7)

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