Johnson wins again

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FORT WORTH, TX (TheSpread) – Jimmie Johnson got his second straight victory on Sunday, as he won the AAA Texas 500 in a competitive race.

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Johnson battled with Brad Keselowski at the end of the race, as each men led late, but Johnson managed to get the lead on a green-white-checkered finish, while Keselowski came in second.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Johnson had 5/1 odds to win Sunday’s race, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $500.

The win for Johnson extended his lead over Keselowski in the point standings, as the two are the only logical contenders for the Sprint Cup title with two races remaining. Johnson now leads Keselowski by 7 points in the standings. Clint Bowyer is a distant third, 36 points out. He finished sixth in Sunday.

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For complete AAA Texas 500 results, see below.

2012 NASCAR AAA Texas 500 Results – November 4 – Texas Motor Speedway

1 Jimmie Johnson (48)

2 Brad Keselowski (2)

3 Kyle Busch (18)

4 Matt Kenseth (17)

5 Tony Stewart (14)

6 Clint Bowyer (15)

7 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

8 Kurt Busch (78)

9 Kevin Harvick (29)

10 Greg Biffle (16)

11 Joey Logano (20)

12 Ryan Newman (39)

13 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

14 Jeff Gordon (24)

15 Aric Almirola (43)

16 Carl Edwards (99)

17 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

18 Jamie McMurray (1)

19 Jeff Burton (31)

20 Denny Hamlin (11)

21 Casey Mears (13)

22 Trevor Bayne (21)

23 Travis Kvapil (93)

24 Danica Patrick (10)

25 Kasey Kahne (5)

26 Landon Cassill (83)

27 Paul Menard (27)

28 David Ragan (34)

29 Mark Martin (55)

30 Scott Speed (195)

31 Ken Schrader (32)

32 Marcos Ambrose (9)

33 Bobby Labonte (47)

34 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

35 David Gilliland (38)

36 A J Allmendinger (51)

37 Josh Wise (26)

38 Michael McDowell (98)

39 Dave Blaney (36)

40 Joe Nemechek (87)

41 Mike Bliss (119)

42 J.J. Yeley (37)

43 Reed Sorenson (191)

Updated Point Standings

1. Jimmie Johnson

2. Brad Keselowski -7

3. Clint Bowyer -36

4. Kasey Kahne -58

5. Matt Kenseth -72

5. Jeff Gordon -72

7. Denny Hamlin -73

8. Martin Truex Jr. -80

8. Tony Stewart -80

10. Greg Biffle -83

11. Kevin Harvick -101

12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -151

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