Jimmie Johnson won the 20th Annual Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s / Superman Chevrolet, celebrates after taking the checkered flag during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

Starting from 19th place Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/Superman Chevrolet won the 20th Annual Auto Club 400, his 77th win in 512 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. This is Johnson’s 2nd win & 3rd Top 10 finish in 2016. 2nd Place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, started from 2nd place posted his 11th Top 10 finish in 23 races at Auto Club Speedway. It is Harvick’s 5th Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Place Car 11 Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Toyota, started from 3rd place posted his 5th Top 10 finish in 15 races at Auto Club Speedway.

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 20: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's / Superman Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s / Superman Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

4th Place Car 22 Joey Logano AAA Southern California Ford, started from 9th place followed by 5th place Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford, started from 18th place. 6th Place Car 24 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, started from 8th place was the highest finishing rookie. 7th Place Car 19 Carl Edwards Subway Toyota, started from 5th place. 8th Place Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Food4Less/Scott Products Chevrolet, started from 11th place followed by 9th place Car 2 Brad Keselowski Wurth Ford, started from 15th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 10th place.

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 20: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's / Superman Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s / Superman Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

The race had 6 Cautions for 33 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 28 for Car 34 Chris Buescher Love’s Travel Stops Ford crash in Turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 49 for Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet a hard crash in the backstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 109 for Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford crash in Turn 1. 4th Caution on lap 122 for a Car 10 Danica Patrick TaxAct Chevrolet a hard crash in Turn 1. 5th Caution on lap 156 for Debris in Turn 3. 6th Caution on lap 200 for Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota crash in Turn 3.

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 20: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

The race had 26 Lead Changes among 8 drivers: 0; K. Harvick 1-28; C. Edwards 29-33; K. Harvick 34; C. Edwards 35-36; K. Harvick 37-52; J. Logano 53; K. Harvick 54-70; M. Truex Jr. 71-77; J. Johnson 78-82; C. Elliott # 83; M. Kenseth 84-85; K. Harvick 86-105; J. Johnson 106-109; M. Truex Jr. 110; K. Harvick 111-113; J. Johnson 114-123; M. Truex Jr. 124-136; K. Harvick 137-157; J. Johnson 158-159; C. Edwards 160-161; J. Johnson 162-163; J. Logano 164-165; K. Harvick 166-200; D. Hamlin 201-202; K. Harvick 203; J. Johnson 204-205.

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 20: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

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Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 American Ethanol Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, lead a pack of cars at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

Chase Grid Outlook: 1.J. Johnson 184 (2 wins);2.K. Harvick 195 (1);3.D. Hamlin 170 (1);4.B. Keselowski 142 (1);5.C. Edwards 171 (0);6.Kyle Busch 170 (0);7.J. Logano 165 (0);8.Kurt Busch 148 (0);9.D. Earnhardt Jr. 145 (0);10.A. Dillon 139 (0);11.M. Truex Jr. 127 (0);12.J. Mcmurray 125 (0);13.A. Almirola 120 (0);14.R. Stenhouse Jr. 119 (0);15.M. Kenseth 113 (0);16.C. Elliott # 110 (0).

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s 75 Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 20: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's / Superman Chevrolet, races Ryan Blaney, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s / Superman Chevrolet, races Ryan Blaney, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 20, 2016 in Fontana, California.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 5
Unofficial Race Results for the 20Th Annual Auto Club 400 – Sunday, March 20, 2016
Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA – 2 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 205 Laps – 410 Miles

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 19. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/Superman Chevrolet 205 Running
2. 2. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 205 Running
3. 3. Car 11 Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Toyota 205 Running
4. 9. Car 22 Joey Logano AAA Southern California Ford 205 Running
5. 18. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 205 Running
6. 8. Car 24 Chase Elliott # NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 205 Running
7. 5. Car 19 Carl Edwards Subway Toyota 205 Running
8. 11. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Food4Less/Scott Products Chevrolet 205 Running
9. 15. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Wurth Ford 205 Running
10. 10. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 205 Running
11. 27. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Nationwide/Batman Chevrolet 205 Running
12. 21. Car 44 Brian Scott # Albertsons Co/White Tail Ford 205 Running
13. 24. Car 14 Brian Vickers Janssen Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation Chevrolet 205 Running
14. 4. Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 205 Running
15. 13. Car 27 Paul Menard FVP/Menards Chevrolet 205 Running
16. 34. Car 38 Landon Cassill MDS Transport Ford 205 Running
17. 23. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 205 Running
18. 29. Car 15 Clint Bowyer Visine Chevrolet 205 Running
19. 20. Car 20 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Toyota 205 Running
20. 7. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 205 Running
21. 25. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 205 Running
22. 35. Car 23 David Ragan Dr Pepper Toyota 205 Running
23. 28. Car 7 Regan Smith AIPAC Chevrolet 205 Running
24. 1. Car 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 205 Running
25. 6. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota 205 Running
26. 36. Car 98 * Cole Whitt Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters Chevrolet 205 Running
27. 33. Car 83 Matt DiBenedetto Cosmo Motors Toyota 205 Running
28. 12. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 205 Running
29. 38. Car 46 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 205 Running
30. 26. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Chevrolet 205 Running
31. 30. Car 95 Michael McDowell WRL General Contractors Chevrolet 205 Running
32. 17. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Toyota 204 Running
33. 16. Car 34 Chris Buescher # Love’s Travel Stops Ford 204 Running
34. 39. Car 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # Can-Am Ford 200 Running
35. 14. Car 21 * Ryan Blaney # Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 195 Accident
36. 37. Car 30 * Josh Wise SBC Contractors Chevrolet 195 Running
37. 22. Car 16 Greg Biffle Ford EcoBoost Ford 146 Engine
38. 31. Car 10 Danica Patrick TaxAct Chevrolet 120 Accident
39. 32. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 46 Accident

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field: No. 41 (backup), No. 47 (rear end gear change). Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 59 Mins, 17 Secs. Average Speed: 137.213 MPH. Margin of Victory: 0.772 Seconds. Caution Flags: 6 for 33 laps. Lead Changes: 26 among 8 drivers.

American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Kyle Busch, #18. Coors Light Pole Award: Austin Dillon, #3 188.482 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Kevin Harvick, #4 Ingersoll Rand Power Move: Jamie McMurray, #1 9 positions. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #4. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kevin Harvick, #4. Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race: Chase Elliott, #24 crew chief Alan Gustafson, -0.248 seconds. Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Carl Edwards, #19. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Chase Elliott, #24.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Apr. 3, 2016 – Martinsville Speedway

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