Kenseth gets third victory

2011 nascar sprint cup series results matt kenseth

CONCORD, NC (TheSpread) – Matt Kenseth got into the hunt for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship on Saturday night, as he won the Bank of America 500.

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Kenseth now has three wins on the year and he moves up to third in the point standings, seven points behind Carl Edwards for the lead in the point standings.

Kenseth came into the race with 12/1 odds to win according to oddsmakers. A wager of $100 on Kenseth will pay out an additional $1,200.

Jimmie Johnson had a rough night, as he finished 34th after suffering a wreck during the race. Johnson has now fallen back to eighth in the point standings, 35 points behind Edwards for the Cup lead.

Kevin Harvick finds himself in second place in the standings, five points behind Edwards, after finishing sixth on Saturday.

For complete Bank of America 500 results, see below.

2011 NASCAR Bank of America 500 Results – October 15, 2011 – Charlotte Motor Speedway

1 Matt Kenseth (17)

2 Kyle Busch (18)

3 Carl Edwards (99)

4 Kasey Kahne (4)

5 Marcos Ambrose (9)

6 Kevin Harvick (29)

7 A J Allmendinger (43)

8 Tony Stewart (14)

9 Denny Hamlin (11)

10 Ryan Newman (39)

11 David Ragan (6)

12 Joey Logano (20)

13 Kurt Busch (22)

14 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

15 Greg Biffle (16)

16 Brad Keselowski (2)

17 Paul Menard (27)

18 Jeff Burton (31)

19 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

20 Brian Vickers (83)

21 Jeff Gordon (24)

22 J.J. Yeley (38)

23 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

24 Clint Bowyer (33)

25 Regan Smith (78)

26 David Reutimann (00)

27 Jamie McMurray (1)

28 Landon Cassill (51)

29 Bobby Labonte (47)

30 Mike Bliss (32)

31 Trevor Bayne (21)

32 Casey Mears (13)

33 Hermie Sadler (71)

34 Jimmie Johnson (48)

35 Dave Blaney (36)

36 David Gilliland (34)

37 Mark Martin (5)

38 Robby Gordon (7)

39 Michael McDowell (66)

40 Travis Kvapil (55)

41 David Stremme (30)

42 Andy Lally (277)

43 Joe Nemechek (87)

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