Edwards wins in Richmond

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RICHMOND, VA (TheSpread) – It was an eventful Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday night, but in the end, Carl Edwards picked up the victory.

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Edwards was passed by Ryan Newman with just about 10 laps remaining. Newman needed the win to get into the Chase for the Championship. It looked like it was his, but a caution came out forcing a green-white-checkered finish. Edwards got a great jump and drove away with the win while Newman finished third.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Edwards had 18/1 odds to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $1,800.

When it came to the Chase, Jeff Gordon ended up missing out by one point. He finished 11th in the standings after placing 8th on Saturday night. Joey Logano edged him out for 10th in the standings while Martin Truex Jr. and Kasey Kahne earned the Wild Card spots due to wins. Gordon went winless this year or he would have made the Chase.

The standings will change following this race, but Edwards ends the regular season as the points leader by one over Jimmie Johnson. Johnson finished 40th on Saturday.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2013 Federated Auto Parts 400, see below

2013 Federated Auto Parts 400 Results

1 Carl Edwards (99)

2 Kurt Busch (78)

3 Ryan Newman (39)

4 Jamie McMurray (1)

5 Paul Menard (27)

6 Matt Kenseth (20)

7 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

8 Jeff Gordon (24)

9 Mark Martin (14)

10 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

11 Kevin Harvick (29)

12 Greg Biffle (16)

13 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

14 Kasey Kahne (5)

15 A J Allmendinger (47)

16 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

17 Brad Keselowski (2)

18 Jeff Burton (31)

19 Kyle Busch (18)

20 Aric Almirola (43)

21 Denny Hamlin (11)

22 Joey Logano (22)

23 David Gilliland (38)

24 Brian Vickers (55)

25 Clint Bowyer (15)

26 Casey Mears (13)

27 Marcos Ambrose (9)

28 Travis Kvapil (93)

29 David Ragan (34)

30 Danica Patrick (10)

31 Dave Blaney (7)

32 David Reutimann (83)

33 Tony Raines (33)

34 Landon Cassill (140)

35 Ryan Truex (51)

36 J.J. Yeley (36)

37 Ken Schrader (32)

38 David Stremme (30)

39 Joe Nemechek (87)

40 Jimmie Johnson (48)

41 Josh Wise (35)

42 Reed Sorenson (95)

43 Michael McDowell (98)

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