Mark Martin finishes 2nd in AAA 400

Dover, DE (KAIT) - Batesville native Mark Martin entered Sunday with a 35 point lead in the Sprint Cup Standings.

But three-time defending Sprint Cup champion and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson cut the lead to 10 with a win in the AAA 400 at the Monster Mile.

Johnson led 271 laps and won for the fifth time at Dover.

Martin hung and battled around the front all day. He didn't lead any laps, but he finished second to hold onto the points lead.

The Sprint Cup heads to Kansas for the Price Chopper 400. You can catch it on KAIT next Sunday at 1pm.