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Race Capsule

Bristol Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 4 of 36 on Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN

  • When:

    March 17, 2013 1:13 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    500

  • Track Length:

    0.533 miles

  • Race Length:

    267.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $5,598,242

Drivers to Watch

Kyle Busch 17th, 16 points out of the top 10. Gained 16 spots last week.
Kasey Kahne 14th, 11 points out of the top 10. Gained 17 spots last week.
Denny Hamlin Hamlin remained in fourth place for the second consecutive week. He trails points leader Jimmie Johnson by 27 points, third-ranked Dale Earnhardt Jr. by 17 points and leads fifth-ranked Carl Edwards by four points.
Paul Menard 12th, only six points out of the top 10. Gained five spots last week.
Jamie McMurray 21st, 22 points out of the top 10. Gained seven spots last week.
Brad Keselowski Brad Keselowski remains in second place for the second consecutive week, five points behind series leader Jimmie Johnson and five points ahead of third-place Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Tony Stewart 18th, 16 points out of the top 10. Gained five spots last week.
Joey Logano 15th, 12 points out of the top 10. Gained six spots last week.
Jeff Gordon 13th, nine points out of the top 10. Lost five spots last week to fall out of the top 10.
Matt Kenseth Matt Kenseth was the biggest mover in the top 10 after Las Vegas, climbing 11 spots from 18th to a tie for seventh place with former teammate Greg Biffle. The pair trail points leader Jimmie Johnson by 36 points each, sixth-ranked Mark Martin by two points and lead ninth-ranked Clint Bowyer by four points.
Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson remains in first place in the Sprint Cup standings for the third consecutive week. He leads second-ranked Brad Keselowski by five points and third-ranked Dale Earnhardt Jr. by 10 points.
Jeff Burton 20th, 22 points out of the top 10. Lost five spots last week.
Juan Pablo Montoya 23rd, 25 points out of the top 10. Gained one spot last week.
Kevin Harvick 19th, 20 points out of the top 10. Gained 11 spots last week.
Aric Almirola Aric Almirola dropped two places in the standings, from a three-way tie for eighth place to sole possession of 10th place after Las Vegas. He trails points leader Jimmie Johnson by 41 points, follows ninth-ranked Clint Bowyer by one point and leads 11th-ranked Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by one point.
Carl Edwards Carl Edwards jumped six spots in the standings, from 11th to fifth, after Las Vegas. He trails points leader Jimmie Johnson by 31 points, fourth-ranked Denny Hamlin by four points and leads sixth-ranked Mark Martin by three points.
Marcos Ambrose 16th, 14 points out of the top 10. Lost four spots last week.
Greg Biffle Greg Biffle dropped one position from sixth into a tie with Matt Kenseth for seventh. The pair trail points leader Jimmie Johnson by 36 points each, follow sixth-ranked Mark Martin by two points and lead ninth-ranked Clint Bowyer by four points.
Ryan Newman 31st, 38 points out of the top 10. Lost 11 spots last week.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Earnhardt Jr. dropped from a tie for second to third place after the Las Vegas race. He is 10 points behind series leader Jimmie Johnson, five points behind second-ranked Brad Keselowski and 17 points ahead of fourth-place Denny Hamlin.
Danica Patrick 30th, 35 points out of the top 10. Lost eight spots last week.