Kasey Kahne won his first NASCAR Nextel Cup race of the season, to take the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte. That ended Jimmie Johnson’s five-race winning streak at the track—he finished in second place.
Columbia, Missouri native Carl Edwards battled from behind to take third on Sunday night. It was his fourth top-five finish and his sixth top-ten finish of the season. That moved Edwards up three spots to 14th on the points list.
Mark Martin and Matt Kenseth rounded out the top five.
Jamie McMurray, who hails from Joplin, Missouri, finished eighth. It’s his fourth top-ten finish of the season and it moved him up two spots to 18th on the points list.