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Ryan Newman Wins Wacky NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Martinsville

The day was dominated by Hendrick Motorsports, but after 505 laps around the half-mile paperclip, that is Martinsville Speedway, Ryan Newman came out the winner. Newman started fifth but had a speeding penalty on his first pit stop at Lap 100 that pushed him back into the 20th position. It took Newman over 350 laps to claw back into the top five. But it wasn't until the second-to-last restart that Newman actually saw a chance at victory. Hendrick Motorsports owned the day, with seven-time Martinsville winner Jeff Gordon leading 328 of the race's 505 laps. Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were running 1-2-3 on the track with four laps to go. Then, it all went south. The caution came out with four laps remaining when David R...

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