Kenseth wins Good Sam 500

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TALLADEGA, AL (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth got a much-needed win on Sunday, as he won the Good Sam 500 from Talladega Superspeedway to get back in the Chase for the Championship.

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Kenseth got the win while a big wreck took place on the final lap as Tony Stewart attempted to hold off other drivers for a win, but instead got caught up in a wreck that impacted 25 cars.

The wreck allowed Kenseth to win under caution while a number of Chase drivers saw their day go down in flames. Jeff Gordon finished second while Kyle Busch took third.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kenseth had odds of 10/1 to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will pay out an additional $1,000.

Kenseth stays in 12th in the standings with the win, but is within 62 points of the lead now. Brad Keselowski is still in first place, 12 points ahead of Jimmie Johnson. Keselowski took seventh on Sunday while Johnson placed 17th.

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For complete Good Sam 500 results, see below.

2012 NASCAR Good Sam 500 Results – October 7 – Talladega Superspeedway

1 Matt Kenseth (17)

2 Jeff Gordon (24)

3 Kyle Busch (18)

4 David Ragan (34)

5 Regan Smith (78)

6 Greg Biffle (16)

7 Brad Keselowski (2)

8 Travis Kvapil (93)

9 Ryan Newman (39)

10 Jeff Burton (31)

11 Kevin Harvick (29)

12 Kasey Kahne (5)

13 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

14 Denny Hamlin (11)

15 David Gilliland (38)

16 Terry Labonte (32)

17 Jimmie Johnson (48)

18 Bobby Labonte (47)

19 Aric Almirola (43)

20 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

21 Trevor Bayne (21)

22 Tony Stewart (14)

23 Clint Bowyer (15)

24 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

25 Michael Waltrip (55)

26 Casey Mears (13)

27 Marcos Ambrose (9)

28 Paul Menard (27)

29 Dave Blaney (36)

30 Landon Cassill (83)

31 Michael McDowell (98)

32 Joey Logano (20)

33 David Stremme (30)

34 Jamie McMurray (1)

35 Robert Richardson Jr. (23)

36 Carl Edwards (99)

37 David Reutimann (10)

38 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

39 Kurt Busch (51)

40 Cole Whitt (33)

41 Joe Nemechek (87)

42 Timmy Hill (97)

43 Josh Wise (26)

Updated Point Standings

1. Brad Keselowski

2. Jimmie Johnson -12

3. Denny Hamlins -23

4. Kasey Kahne -36

5. Clint Bowyer -40

6. Jeff Gordon -42

7. Tony Stewart -46

8. Martin Truex Jr. -48

9. Greg Biffle -49

9. Kevin Harvick -49

11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -51

12. Matt Kenseth -62

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