It is Gordon’s 93rd Sprint Cup win and his ninth at Martinsville. It clinched Gordon a spot in the championship round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Jeff Gordon earned his first win of the 2015 season and the 93rd of his Sprint Cup career Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, clinching a spot in the final Chase for the Sprint Cup round at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Here are the results for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500
Jimmie Johnson was really fast in the Sprint Cup Series’s final practice for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500.
While the No. 48 had a top speed of 97.108 mph around Martinsville Speedway, it also had the top average speed over five lap, 10 lap and 15 lap stretches.
Sunday’s race begins at 1:15 pm ET on NBCSN.
Dale Earnhardt Jr., the defending winner of the Martinsville fall race, topped the Sprint Cup Series’ second practice session at the Virginia short track.
Earnhardt put up a top speed of 96.998 mph in his No. 88 Chevrolet while logging 75 laps around the track.
Tony Stewart will start from the back of the field for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet made contact with the wall during the second practice and will have to use his backup car. Both he and Kasey Kahne will be in backup cars.
The Sprint Cup cars will be on the track for one more practice session. It starts at noon ET on CNBC.
Forty-three cars are entered into the Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
The race represents the start of the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.