Gordon wins at Kansas


KANSAS CITY, KS (TheSpread) – Jeff Gordon made a statement that he is a championship contender on Saturday, as he won the 5-hour ENERGY 400.

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Kevin Harvick seemed to have the best car and led a high 119 laps, but the race came down to pit timing, and Gordon got the right pit at the right time, which put him ahead of Harvick for the final nine laps and got him the win.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Gordon had 8/1 odds to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on Gordon to win will pay out an additional $800.

The win keeps Gordon in the Sprint Cup points lead, as he is now 15 points ahead of Matt Kenseth for the top spot. Kenseth came in 10th on Saturday. Harvick bumped up to 15th in the point standings, 92 points out of first, with his finish.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2014 5-hour ENERGY 400, see below

2014 5-hour ENERGY 400 Results

1 Jeff Gordon (24)

2 Kevin Harvick (4)

3 Kasey Kahne (5)

4 Joey Logano (22)

5 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

6 Carl Edwards (99)

7 Danica Patrick (10)

8 Aric Almirola (43)

9 Jimmie Johnson (48)

10 Matt Kenseth (20)

11 Ryan Newman (31)

12 Kyle Larson (42)

13 Brad Keselowski (2)

14 Brian Vickers (55)

15 Kyle Busch (18)

16 Greg Biffle (16)

17 Paul Menard (27)

18 Denny Hamlin (11)

19 Austin Dillon (3)

20 Tony Stewart (14)

21 Martin Truex Jr. (78)

22 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

23 Clint Bowyer (15)

24 Marcos Ambrose (9)

25 Michael Annett (7)

26 Casey Mears (13)

27 Ryan Blaney (12)

28 Cole Whitt (26)

29 Kurt Busch (41)

30 A J Allmendinger (47)

31 Joe Nemechek (66)

32 Reed Sorenson (36)

33 Josh Wise (98)

34 Travis Kvapil (32)

35 Alex Bowman (23)

36 Justin Allgaier (51)

37 David Gilliland (38)

38 David Ragan (34)

39 Jamie McMurray (1)

40 Timmy Hill (33)

41 J.J. Yeley (144)

42 Landon Cassill (40)

43 Ryan Truex (83)

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