Kurt Busch ends winless skid

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RIDGEWAY, VA (TheSpread) – It had been nearly three years since Kurt Busch picked up a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win, but that all ended on Sunday when he won the STP 500.

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Busch held off Jimmie Johnson over the final handful of laps following a caution flag to get the victory. Busch had went 83 races without getting a win, but this one likely gives him a spot in the Chase for the Championship at the end of the year.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Busch had 50/1 odds to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on Busch to win will pay out an additional $5,000.

Busch moves up to 20th in the point standings, but the win will go a long way to helping him contend for the title. Johnson moved up to fifth with his finish and Dale Earnhardt Jr. regained the points lead by taking third today. He now leads Matt Kenseth by nine for the lead. Kenseth finished sixth on Sunday.

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For a complete look at the results from the 2014 STP 500, see below

2014 STP 500 Results

1 Kurt Busch (41)

2 Jimmie Johnson (48)

3 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

4 Joey Logano (22)

5 Marcos Ambrose (9)

6 Matt Kenseth (20)

7 Kevin Harvick (4)

8 Aric Almirola (43)

9 Clint Bowyer (15)

10 Paul Menard (27)

11 A J Allmendinger (47)

12 Jeff Gordon (24)

13 Carl Edwards (99)

14 Kyle Busch (18)

15 Austin Dillon (3)

16 Brian Vickers (55)

17 Tony Stewart (14)

18 Greg Biffle (16)

19 Denny Hamlin (11)

20 Ryan Newman (31)

21 Martin Truex Jr. (78)

22 Kasey Kahne (5)

23 Justin Allgaier (51)

24 Casey Mears (13)

25 Landon Cassill (40)

26 David Gilliland (38)

27 Kyle Larson (42)

28 David Ragan (34)

29 Cole Whitt (26)

30 Ryan Truex (83)

31 Michael Annett (7)

32 Danica Patrick (10)

33 Travis Kvapil (32)

34 Reed Sorenson (36)

35 Josh Wise (98)

36 Alex Bowman (23)

37 Michael McDowell (95)

38 Brad Keselowski (2)

39 David Stremme (33)

40 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (17)

41 Parker Kligerman (30)

42 Jamie McMurray (1)

43 Joe Nemechek (66)

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