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Juan Pablo Montoya wins at Watkins Glen International

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

Montoya pulled away on a late restart from Marcos Ambrose, his biggest challenger all day, and beat Kurt Busch by 4.7 seconds in the 90-lap race around the 11-turn, 2.45-mile layout.

It was Montoya's second career victory, the other coming on NASCAR's other road course at Sonoma in 2007.

Ambrose was third, his third straight top-three finish at Watkins Glen, followed by AJ Allmendinger and polesitter Carl Edwards.

Jamie McMurray, Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch, Jeff Burton and Jeff Gordon rounded out the top 10.

Here are the results from the NASCAR
Sprint Cup race at Wadkins Glen road course. Starting positions are
in parentheses.

      1. (3) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 90 laps, 149.8 rating, 195
points, $247,306.
      2. (5) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 90, 114.3, 170, $185,323.
      3. (11) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 90, 126, 170, $161,223.
      4. (4) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 90, 117, 160, $144,701.
      5. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 90, 112.1, 155, $140,023.
      6. (2) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 90, 109.1, 155, $124,429.
      7. (6) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 90, 102.5, 146, $118,548.
      8. (10) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 90, 88, 142, $127,956.
      9. (22) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 90, 89, 138, $113,715.
      10. (16) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 90, 89.4, 134, $120,251.
      11. (20) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 90, 93.8, 130, $112,851.
      12. (19) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 90, 86.1, 132, $106,704.
      13. (31) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 90, 76.1, 124, $116,901.
      14. (12) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 90, 83.3, 121, $79,225.
      15. (25) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 90, 78.1, 118, $70,000.
      16. (23) Paul Menard, Ford, 90, 77.2, 115, $76,975.
      17. (36) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 90, 65.4, 112, $113,190.
      18. (33) Andy Lally, Chevrolet, 90, 50.5, 109, $68,450.
      19. (24) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 90, 57.4, 111, $84,475.
      20. (32) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 90, 53.4, 103, $94,985.
      21. (17) Patrick Carpentier, Ford, 90, 60.1, 100, $77,025.
      22. (28) Max Papis, Toyota, 90, 53.9, 97, $67,775.
      23. (30) David Reutimann, Toyota, 90, 58, 94, $98,206.
      24. (7) Greg Biffle, Ford, 90, 86.2, 91, $74,575.
      25. (35) David Ragan, Ford, 90, 48.6, 88, $74,850.
      26. (40) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 90, 52.8, 85, $74,100.
      27. (43) David Gilliland, Ford, 90, 39.4, 82, $84,635.
      28. (9) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 90, 67.3, 79, $117,278.
      29. (38) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 90, 39.5, 76, $73,050.
      30. (41) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 90, 34.2, 73, $80,473.
      31. (42) Kevin Conway, Ford, 90, 32.1, 70, $64,250.
      32. (34) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 89, 60.5, 67, $71,025.
      33. (18) Joey Logano, Toyota, 88, 64.4, 64, $99,065.
      34. (27) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, suspension, 84, 48.2, 61,
$69,750.
      35. (29) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, 84, 41.3, 58, $61,600.
      36. (15) Robby Gordon, Toyota, engine, 72, 52, 55, $75,998.
      37. (14) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, accident, 70, 81.2, 52, $81,100.
      38. (13) Boris Said, Toyota, accident, 65, 78.2, 49, $102,573.
      39. (37) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, transmission, 54, 28.9, 46,
$60,975.
      40. (21) Ron Fellows, Chevrolet, suspension, 46, 45.4, 43,
$60,840.
      41. (39) P.J. Jones, Toyota, fuel pump, 36, 32, 40, $60,670.
      42. (26) Michael McDowell, Toyota, electrical, 35, 32.7, 37,
$61,050.
      43. (8) Scott Speed, Toyota, engine, 28, 50.2, 34, $72,501.
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Race Statistics
      Average Speed of Race Winner: 91.960 mph.
      Time of Race: 2 hours, 23 minutes, 52 seconds.
      Margin of Victory: 4.735 seconds.
      Caution Flags: 5 for 13 laps.
      Lead Changes: 10 among 5 drivers.
      Lap Leaders: J.McMurray 1-5; J.Montoya 6-25; M.Ambrose 26-27;
J.Montoya 28-40; M.Ambrose 41-45; J.Montoya 46-58; M.Ambrose 59;
R.Newman 60; M.Martin 61-62; J.Montoya 63-90.
      Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): J.Montoya, 4
times for 74 laps; M.Ambrose, 3 times for 8 laps; J.McMurray, 1
time for 5 laps; M.Martin, 1 time for 2 laps; R.Newman, 1 time for
1 lap.
      Top 12 in Points: 1. K.Harvick, 3,210; 2. J.Gordon, 3,025; 3.
J.Burton, 2,895; 4. Ku.Busch, 2,892; 5. J.Johnson, 2,882; 6.
D.Hamlin, 2,872; 7. Ky.Busch, 2,866; 8. T.Stewart, 2,865; 9.
C.Edwards, 2,821; 10. M.Kenseth, 2,806; 11. G.Biffle, 2,743; 12.
M.Martin, 2,641.
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NASCAR Driver Rating Formula
      A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.
      The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes,
Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap,
Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap
Finish.
     

     
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