NASCAR: Tony Stewart wins 2010 Pepsi Max 400
Monday, October 11, 2010
Stewart was chased byup to the finish line, but they were not able to catch him this weekend. Following the race, Stewart moved to fifth in the points satndings after four of ten events in the .
managed the third position in the closing laps of the race, after starting eighth on the grid. winner had a couple problems earlier in the race, which prompted him to a seventeenth place finish.
, from the team, clinched the fourth position, after leading no laps during the race. followed Kahne in fifth, while could only manage sixth.
, , , and rounded out the top ten finishers in the race. Other drivers in the Chase, such as finished twenty-first, and finished in forty-first.
Johnson maintained the Drivers' championship lead with 5,673 points, thirty-six points ahead of Denny Hamlin. Manufacturers' сhampionship standings is lead by Chevrolet with 221, 42 points ahead of Toyota and 80 ahead of Ford. Once the race concluded, Stewart commented, "We're doing everything we can do. We're going to need some help, but we're doing everything we can do. I'm proud of these guys, and just so thankful ... they refuse to give up, they refuse to back down. We'll just keep doing what we're doing here."
- Sporting News Wire Service. "Stewart wins at Fontana; Johnson pads lead" — , October 10, 2010
- "Official Results" — , October 10, 2010
- "The Race: Pepsi Max 400" — , October 10, 2010
- "Lap-by-Lap: Fontana" — , October 10, 2010