Johnson gets third victory

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (TheSpread) – Jimmie Johnson took command at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday as he won the Curtiss Shaver 400 with ease.

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Johnson cruised to the victory ahead of Kyle Busch, who was second, while Greg Biffle took third and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished fourth.

According to oddsmakers, Johnson had 6/1 odds to win this race, which means a $100 wager on him to win will pay out an additional $600.

The win gives Johnson three on the year. He is one of three drivers to have three victories on the year.

Johnson is now fourth in the current point standings. He is 27 points behind the new leader, Earnhardt Jr., who has a 14-point lead on first place after a 35th-place finish by Matt Kenseth on Sunday.

For complete Curtiss Shaver 400 results, see below.

2012 NASCAR Curtiss Shaver 400 Results – July 29, 2012 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Kyle Busch (18)

3 Greg Biffle (16)

4 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

5 Jeff Gordon (24)

6 Denny Hamlin (11)

7 Ryan Newman (39)

8 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

9 Brad Keselowski (2)

10 Tony Stewart (14)

11 Mark Martin (55)

12 Kasey Kahne (5)

13 Kevin Harvick (29)

14 Paul Menard (27)

15 Clint Bowyer (15)

16 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

17 Trevor Bayne (21)

18 Regan Smith (78)

19 Aric Almirola (43)

20 Marcos Ambrose (9)

21 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

22 Jamie McMurray (1)

23 Dave Blaney (36)

24 David Stremme (30)

25 Landon Cassill (83)

26 Bobby Labonte (47)

27 David Gilliland (38)

28 David Ragan (34)

29 Carl Edwards (99)

30 Ken Schrader (32)

31 Stephen Leicht (33)

32 Jeff Burton (31)

33 Joey Logano (20)

34 Casey Mears (13)

35 Matt Kenseth (17)

36 Kurt Busch (51)

37 Travis Kvapil (93)

38 Scott Speed (195)

39 J.J. Yeley (10)

40 Josh Wise (26)

41 Scott Riggs (23)

42 Mike Skinner (179)

43 Mike Bliss (119)

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