Kenseth gets another win

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JOLIET, IL (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth started the Chase for the Championship on the right foot, picking up a win in the GEICO 400 on Sunday night.

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The race was delayed by rain and dealt with a lengthy rain delay mid-race. Ultimately, it was the Joe Gibbs team that got the strong finish, with Kenseth finishing first ahead of teammate Kyle Busch, who placed second.

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

Kenseth improved his lead in the standings to 8 points. Busch moves to second by himself while Jimmie Johnson is now third, 11 points out of first. Johnson finished fifth on Sunday. Kurt Busch made a big jump up to fifth in the standings, 23 points out of first, after placing fourth on Sunday.

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

2013 GEICO 400 Results

1 Matt Kenseth (20)

2 Kyle Busch (18)

3 Kevin Harvick (29)

4 Kurt Busch (78)

5 Jimmie Johnson (48)

6 Jeff Gordon (24)

7 Brad Keselowski (2)

8 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

9 Clint Bowyer (15)

10 Ryan Newman (39)

11 Carl Edwards (99)

12 Kasey Kahne (5)

13 Aric Almirola (43)

14 Jeff Burton (31)

15 Marcos Ambrose (9)

16 Greg Biffle (16)

17 Mark Martin (14)

18 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

19 Jamie McMurray (1)

20 Danica Patrick (10)

21 A J Allmendinger (47)

22 Paul Menard (27)

23 Dave Blaney (7)

24 Travis Kvapil (93)

25 J.J. Yeley (36)

26 David Ragan (34)

27 Justin Allgaier (51)

28 David Gilliland (38)

29 Landon Cassill (140)

30 Casey Mears (13)

31 Joe Nemechek (87)

32 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

33 Denny Hamlin (11)

34 Timmy Hill (32)

35 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

36 David Reutimann (83)

37 Joey Logano (22)

38 Brian Vickers (55)

39 Cole Whitt (30)

40 Tony Raines (33)

41 Josh Wise (35)

42 Reed Sorenson (95)

43 Michael McDowell (98)

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