Home Page About Us Contribute




Escort, Inc.



Tweets by @CrittendenAuto






By accessing/using The Crittenden Automotive Library/CarsAndRacingStuff.com, you signify your agreement with the Terms of Use on our Legal Information page. Our Privacy Policy is also available there.

NASCAR: Jamie McMurray wins 2010 Bank of America 500

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Stock Car Racing Topics:  Bank of America 500, Jamie McMurray

NASCAR: Jamie McMurray wins 2010 Bank of America 500

Wikinews
October 17, 2010

Earnhardt Ganassi Racing driver Jamie McMurray, who qualified twenty-seventh, won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2010 Bank of America 500 held yesterday at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina, United States. This became his third win of the season.

Kyle Busch was the leader before the final caution, after which McMurray became the leader. Busch was unable to catch him. Following the race, McMurray became the first driver out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup to win in the first five races.

Jimmie Johnson managed the third position in the closing laps of the race, after starting tenth on the grid. Pole position winner Jeff Gordon had a couple problems late in the race, which prompted him to a twenty-third place finish.

Denny Hamlin, from the Joe Gibbs Racing team, clinched the fourth position, after leading one laps during the race. Greg Biffle followed Hamlin in fifth, while Matt Kenseth could only manage sixth.

Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, David Reutimann, and David Ragan rounded out the top ten finishers in the race. Kurt Busch, another driver in the Chase, finished thirtieth.

Johnson maintained the Drivers' championship lead with 5,843 points, forty-one points ahead of Denny Hamlin. Manufacturers' Championship standings is lead by Chevrolet with 230, 45 points ahead of Toyota and 85 ahead of Ford.

This article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License.

Connect with The Crittenden Automotive Library

The Crittenden Automotive Library at Google+ The Crittenden Automotive Library on Facebook The Crittenden Automotive Library on Instagram The Crittenden Automotive Library at The Internet Archive The Crittenden Automotive Library on Pinterest The Crittenden Automotive Library on Twitter The Crittenden Automotive Library on Tumblr
 


The Crittenden Automotive Library

Home Page    About Us    Contribute