Jeff Gordon wins the 2011 Subway Fresh Fit 500
Monday, February 28, 2011
With ten laps remaining in the 312 lap race,was first, but Gordon passed him one lap later. Gordon maintained the lead to win the race, while Busch finished in the second position. took third, ahead of in fourth. managed the fifth position, after starting 14th on the grid. , from the , clinched the sixth position, after leading none of the laps during the race. followed Kahne in seventh, while could only manage eighth.
, and rounded out the top ten finishers in the race. After doing his , Gordon shouted, "That’s why I love racing. Hell, yeah." Following the race, Kyle Busch became leader with 80 points. Next, Kurt Busch was second with 77, eight points ahead of Stewart and Allmendinger. Gordon and was placed fifth and sixth with 65 points. , Newman, , and rounded out the top-ten point positions.
The 2011 season will continue on March 6, 2011 atfor the 2011 . The race will be televised in the US on Fox at 3:00 p.m. EST.
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