2016 Martinsville Speedway Results – Jeff Gordon’s Final Race Results

2016 Martinsville Speedway Results – Jeff Gordon’s Final Race Results

October 30th, 2016 Martinsville Speedway results led by Jimmie Johnson. It was Jeff Gordon’s final NASCAR race.

2016 Martinsville Speedway Results - Jimmie Johnson Wins

The Hendrick Motorsports driver battled adversity on the final restart. He ran out of gas shortly after the caution flew. He was called to pit road, as it was closed but decided to ignore that request. That decision blessed him with a win at Martinsville Speedway as he held of a late race charge from Brad Keselowski.

It also guarantee’s his spot in the final race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Where he and 3 other NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will battle for a championship.

The win for Jimmie Johnson in Martinsville today was his 9th at the speedway. That ties Jeff Gordon’s win numbers at the half mile speedway.

Jeff Gordon raced his final scheduled NASCAR race today. Jeff Gordon finished 6th in his final NASCAR race. His final race came driving the #88 for injured Dale Earnhardt Jr.

This is the 2nd time Jeff Gordon has had his final race. Jeff Gordon was asked on pit road after the race, Is this your final Martinsville Speedway start?” He responded, “As far as I know. I didn’t intend on running any of the races I did this year. But I think it is”

 

2016 Martinsville Speedway Results

POSITION DRIVER DELTA LAPS LED POINTS
1 JIMMIE JOHNSON (C) LEADER 500 92 4044
2 BRAD KESELOWSKI 1.291 500 0 2207
3 DENNY HAMLIN (C) 5.722 500 48 4039
4 MATT KENSETH (C) 6.705 500 176 4039
5 KYLE BUSCH (C) 7.914 500 3 4037
6 JEFF GORDON 8.796 500 0 218
7 MARTIN TRUEX JR 9.269 500 147 2226
8 JAMIE MCMURRAY 10.995 500 0 2144
9 JOEY LOGANO (C) 14.666 500 21 4033
10 AJ ALLMENDINGER 16.324 500 5 749
11 KASEY KAHNE 1 LAP 499 0 833
12 CHASE ELLIOTT # 1 LAP 499 0 2185
13 GREG BIFFLE 1 LAP 499 0 619
14 KYLE LARSON 1 LAP 499 6 2183
15 ARIC ALMIROLA 1 LAP 499 0 599
16 RYAN NEWMAN 1 LAP 499 0 819
17 AUSTIN DILLON 1 LAP 499 0 2187
18 MICHAEL MCDOWELL 2 LAPS 498 0 444
19 * RYAN BLANEY # 2 LAPS 498 0 735
20 KEVIN HARVICK (C) 2 LAPS 498 0 4021
21 CASEY MEARS 3 LAPS 497 0 508
22 KURT BUSCH (C) 3 LAPS 497 0 4019
23 TREVOR BAYNE 3 LAPS 497 0 717
24 DANICA PATRICK 3 LAPS 497 0 638
25 PAUL MENARD 4 LAPS 496 0 607
26 TONY STEWART 4 LAPS 496 0 2156
27 CHRIS BUESCHER # 5 LAPS 495 0 2123
28 CLINT BOWYER 5 LAPS 495 0 577
29 LANDON CASSILL 6 LAPS 494 0 477
30 REGAN SMITH 6 LAPS 494 2 420
31 DYLAN LUPTON(I) 10 LAPS 490 0 0
32 * MATT DIBENEDETTO 11 LAPS 489 0 356
33 JEFFREY EARNHARDT # 14 LAPS 486 0 134
34 BRIAN SCOTT # 16 LAPS 484 0 430
35 MICHAEL ANNETT 21 LAPS 479 0 291
36 CARL EDWARDS (C) 23 LAPS 477 0 4005
37 DAVID RAGAN 76 LAPS 424 0 424
38 * REED SORENSON 93 LAPS 407 0 179
39 * GRAY GAULDING 140 LAPS 360 0 2
40 RICKY STENHOUSE JR 479 LAPS 21 0 718

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Photo: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images (NASCAR)

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