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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Fast 5 with Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon Talk Bumpy Race 6

Only 22 of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup cars finished on the lead lap or 500 times around the .526-mile Martinsville Speedway racetrack this past weekend. Jimmie Johnson, Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon avoided much of the serious bumping and banging to complete a podium finish. The unique paperclip configuration at Ridgeway, Va., with 12-degree banking contributed to numerous crashes. One lap had a metal melee with two separate crashes that ruined a good result for many. The STP Gas Booster 500 is now history and with that, winner Jimmie Johnson regained the lead in the NSCS point standings. Post-race comments often define the track action in a way that fans in the stands and viewers might not see or understand. Top producers Jimmie Johnson, Cl...

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