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Mark Martin loses Sprint Cup points lead

Fontana, CA (KAIT) - batesville Mark Martin notched his fourth straight top ten in the Chase with a fourth place finish today in the Pepsi 500.

But three time defending Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson led 126 laps to take his fourth win in California and a 12 point lead in the standings.

Martin led 5 of the 250 laps, hanging around the front of the pack just as he's done all season long.

The Sprint Cup Series will race 500 more miles next Saturday in Charlotte in the NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America. Coverage begins at 6pm, and you can watch it on KAIT.

Pepsi 500 Results
Pos. Driver Start No. Mfg. Led Completed Status Pts/Bonus Money
1 Jimmie Johnson 3 #48 Chevrolet 126 250 running 195/10 $0
2 Jeff Gordon 10 #24 Chevrolet 6 250 running 175/5 $0
3 Juan Pablo Montoya 4 #42 Chevrolet 78 250 running 170/5 $0
4 Mark Martin 9 #5 Chevrolet 5 250 running 165/5 $0
5 Tony Stewart 20 #14 Chevrolet 6 250 running 160/5 $0
6 Carl Edwards 11 #99 Ford 0 250 running 150/0 $0
7 David Ragan 31 #6 Ford 0 250 running 146/0 $0
8 Kurt Busch 24 #2 Dodge 3 250 running 147/5 $0
9 Clint Bowyer 8 #33 Chevrolet 0 250 running 138/0 $0
10 Kevin Harvick 7 #29 Chevrolet 0 250 running 134/0 $0
11 Casey Mears 16 #07 Chevrolet 0 250 running 130/0 $0
12 Sam Hornish Jr. 22 #77 Dodge 0 250 running 127/0 $0
13 Matt Kenseth 17 #17 Ford 0 250 running 124/0 $0
14 Joey Logano 6 #20 Toyota 0 250 running 121/0 $0
15 Ryan Newman 36 #39 Chevrolet 0 250 running 118/0 $0
16 David Stremme 14 #12 Dodge 0 250 running 115/0 $0
17 Michael Waltrip 34 #55 Toyota 0 250 running 112/0 $0
18 David Reutimann 42 #00 Toyota 0 250 running 109/0 $0
19 John Andretti 40 #34 Chevrolet 1 250 running 111/5 $0
20 Greg Biffle 2 #16 Ford 0 250 running 103/0 $0
21 Scott Speed 21 #82 Toyota 0 249 running 100/0 $0
22 Martin Truex Jr. 5 #1 Chevrolet 4 249 running 102/5 $0
23 Marcos Ambrose 27 #47 Toyota 0 249 running 94/0 $0
24 Kyle Busch 19 #18 Toyota 0 248 running 91/0 $0
25 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 37 #88 Chevrolet 0 248 running 88/0 $0
26 Bobby Labonte 35 #96 Ford 0 247 running 85/0 $0
27 Paul Menard 41 #98 Ford 0 247 running 82/0 $0
28 Regan Smith 26 #78 Chevrolet 0 247 running 79/0 $0
29 Brian Vickers 32 #83 Toyota 0 246 running 76/0 $0
30 Jeff Burton 18 #31 Chevrolet 0 245 accident 73/0 $0
31 Reed Sorenson 28 #43 Dodge 0 244 accident 70/0 $0
32 Elliott Sadler 39 #19 Dodge 0 244 accident 67/0 $0
33 AJ Allmendinger 12 #44 Dodge 0 244 accident 64/0 $0
34 Kasey Kahne 25 #9 Dodge 0 244 accident 61/0 $0
35 Max Papis 15 #113 Toyota 0 244 running 58/0 $0
36 Jamie McMurray 29 #26 Ford 0 209 running 55/0 $0
37 Denny Hamlin 1 #11 Toyota 21 195 accident 57/5 $0
38 Robby Gordon 38 #7 Toyota 0 121 accident 49/0 $0
39 Joe Nemechek 13 #187 Toyota 0 29 electrical 46/0 $0
40 Michael McDowell 43 #36 Toyota 0 25 overheating 43/0 $0
41 Dave Blaney 33 #66 Toyota 0 22 overheating 40/0 $0
42 David Gilliland 30 #171 Chevrolet 0 13 overheating 37/0 $0
43 Mike Bliss 23 #09 Dodge 0 11 engine 34/0 $0

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