Johnson wins AAA 400

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DOVER, DE (TheSpread) – Jimmie Johnson picked up a key victory on Sunday, taking home the AAA 400 title to get back into title contention.

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Johnson had a dominant car, leading 243 total laps and holding off Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the win after a final restart. The win pushes Johnson up to second in the point standings, 8 points behind Matt Kenseth for the lead. Kenseth placed seventh on Sunday.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Johnson had 7/2 odds to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $350.

Joey Logano came in third on Sunday while Jeff Gordon placed fourth. Gordon moved into a tie for fourth in the standings with his performance on Sunday. Carl Edwards fell 7 slots to 11th after finishing 35th on Sunday.

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

2013 AAA 400 Results

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

3 Joey Logano (22)

4 Jeff Gordon (24)

5 Kyle Busch (18)

6 Kevin Harvick (29)

7 Matt Kenseth (20)

8 Ryan Newman (39)

9 Greg Biffle (16)

10 Clint Bowyer (15)

11 Jamie McMurray (1)

12 Brian Vickers (55)

13 Kasey Kahne (5)

14 Jeff Burton (31)

15 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

16 Marcos Ambrose (9)

17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

18 Paul Menard (27)

19 Mark Martin (14)

20 Denny Hamlin (11)

21 Kurt Busch (78)

22 Aric Almirola (43)

23 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

24 Casey Mears (13)

25 David Ragan (34)

26 A J Allmendinger (47)

27 Cole Whitt (30)

28 David Reutimann (83)

29 Danica Patrick (10)

30 David Gilliland (38)

31 Travis Kvapil (93)

32 Ryan Truex (51)

33 Dave Blaney (7)

34 J.J. Yeley (36)

35 Carl Edwards (99)

36 Timmy Hill (32)

37 Brad Keselowski (2)

38 Landon Cassill (33)

39 Joe Nemechek (87)

40 Tony Raines (140)

41 Reed Sorenson (95)

42 Josh Wise (35)

43 Michael McDowell (98)

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