Kenseth gets fifth victory

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BRISTOL, TN (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth picked up his series-best fifth win of the year Saturday night, as he won the NASCAR Irwin Tools Night Race.

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Kenseth led 149 of the 500 laps, including the final ones, as he held off Kasey Kahne and Juan Pablo Montoya for the victory.

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

Kenseth moves up to sixth place in the standings with the win, 85 points out of first place. Jimmie Johnson saw his points lead drop to 18 on Saturday, as he finished 36th while Clint Bowyer placed 14th.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2013 Irwin Tools Night Race, see below

2013 Irwin Tools Night Race Results

1 Matt Kenseth (20)

2 Kasey Kahne (5)

3 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

4 Brian Vickers (55)

5 Joey Logano (22)

6 Paul Menard (27)

7 Jeff Gordon (24)

8 Marcos Ambrose (9)

9 Greg Biffle (16)

10 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

11 Kyle Busch (18)

12 David Ragan (34)

13 Jeff Burton (31)

14 Clint Bowyer (15)

15 Aric Almirola (43)

16 Travis Kvapil (93)

17 David Stremme (30)

18 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

19 Jamie McMurray (1)

20 Mark Martin (14)

21 Ryan Newman (39)

22 Dave Blaney (7)

23 Landon Cassill (140)

24 J.J. Yeley (36)

25 David Gilliland (38)

26 Danica Patrick (10)

27 Ken Schrader (32)

28 Denny Hamlin (11)

29 David Reutimann (83)

30 Brad Keselowski (2)

31 Kurt Busch (78)

32 Tony Raines (33)

33 Casey Mears (13)

34 Kevin Harvick (29)

35 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

36 Jimmie Johnson (48)

37 Josh Wise (35)

38 Bobby Labonte (47)

39 Carl Edwards (99)

40 Scott Speed (95)

41 Michael McDowell (98)

42 Ryan Truex (51)

43 Joe Nemechek (87)

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