Jimmie Johnson won the 57th Annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

HAMPTON, GA - FEBRUARY 28: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

Starting from 19th place Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet won the 57th Annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, his 76th win in 509 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. With the victory, Johnson ties Dale Earnhardt for seventh on the all-time series wins list.This is Johnson’s 1st win & 1st Top-10 finish in 2016. This is his 5th win & 16th Top 10 finish in 25 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 2nd Place Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Nationwide Chevrolet, started from 16th place posted his 14th Top 10 finish in 29 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It is his 1st Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota, started from 39th place posted his 6th Top 10 finish in 18 races at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, takes the checkered and yellow flags to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 under caution at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

4 Place Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet, started from pole followed by 5th place Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota, started from 7th place. 6th Place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, started from 6th place followed by 7th place Car 78 Martin Truex Jr Furniture Row Toyota, started from 9th place. 8th Place Car 24 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, started from 24th place was the highest finishing rookie. 9th Place Car 2 Brad Keselowski AutoTrader Ford, started from 17th place. Lastly in Top 10 was Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford EcoBoost Ford, in 10th place, started from 5th place.

HAMPTON, GA - FEBRUARY 28: Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

The race had 3 Cautions for 13 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 211 for Debris on the backstretch. 2nd Caution on lap 324 for Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet spin on the frontstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 330 for Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford, Car 21 * Ryan Blaney Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, Car 23 David Ragan Dr Pepper Toyota, Car 38 Landon Cassill FR8 Auctions Ford crash on the backstretch.

HAMPTON, GA - FEBRUARY 28: Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, leads Ricky Stenhouse Jr, driver of the #17 Ford EcoBoost Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, leads Ricky Stenhouse Jr, driver of the #17 Ford EcoBoost Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

The race had 28 Lead Changes among 8 drivers: Lap Leaders: Kurt Busch 1-39; M. Kenseth 40; C. Edwards 41; C. Whitt 42; Kurt Busch 43-63; M. Kenseth 64-77; Kurt Busch 78-79; J. Johnson 80-83; M. Kenseth 84-115; K. Harvick 116-117; M. Truex Jr 118-134; K. Harvick 135-150; J. Johnson 151; K. Harvick 152-154; M. Truex Jr 155-164; K. Harvick 165-183; J. Johnson 184-185; Kyle Busch 186; K. Harvick 187-211; M. Truex Jr 212; K. Harvick 213-251; M. Truex Jr 252; K. Harvick 253-255; M. Truex Jr 256-258; K. Harvick 259; M. Truex Jr 260-261; K. Harvick 262-284; Kyle Busch 285; J. Johnson 286-330. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): K. Harvick 9 times for 131 laps; Kurt Busch 3 times for 62 laps; J. Johnson 4 times for 52 laps; M. Kenseth 3 times for 47 laps; M. Truex Jr 6 times for
34 laps; Kyle Busch 2 times for 2 laps; C. Edwards 1 time for 1 lap; C. Whitt 1 time for 1 lap.

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia

Chase Grid Outlook: 1.D. Hamlin 70 (1 wins);2.J. Johnson 70 (1);3.Kyle Busch 78 (0);4.M. Truex Jr 75 (0);5.K. Harvick 74 (0);6.C. Edwards 73 (0);7.Kurt Busch 69 (0);8.J. Logano 64 (0);9.A. Dillon 63 (0);10.A. Almirola 55 (0);11.B. Keselowski 54 (0);12.M. Kenseth 51 (0);13.R. Stenhouse Jr 50 (0);14.K. Larson 49 (0);15.R. Newman 48 (0);16.K. Kahne 46 (0).

during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 28, 2016 in Hampton, Georgia.

Jimmie Johnson won the 57th Annual Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 under Caution as cars were crashing behind him. It was a better week for Hendrick Motorsports 3 of the 4 teams were in the Top 10, Jimmie Johnson & Dale Earnhardt finished 1 & 2. Strategy was key to the win, having enough fuel & 4 fresh tires on lap 276.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 2
Unofficial Race Results for the 57Th Annual Folds Of Honor Quiktrip 500 – Sunday, February 28, 2016
Atlanta Motor Speedway – Hampton, GA – 1.54 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 330 Laps – 508.2 Miles

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 19. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 330 Running
2. 16. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Nationwide Chevrolet 330 Running
3. 39. Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s 75 Toyota 330 Running
4. 1. Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet 330 Running
5. 7. Car 19 Carl Edwards ARRIS Toyota 330 Running
6. 6. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 330 Running
7. 9. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr Furniture Row Toyota 330 Running
8. 24. Car 24 Chase Elliott # NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 330 Running
9. 17. Car 2 Brad Keselowski AutoTrader Ford 330 Running
10. 5. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford EcoBoost Ford 330 Running
11. 8. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 330 Running
12. 26. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 330 Running
13. 14. Car 16 Greg Biffle Roush Performance Ford 329 Running
14. 15. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 329 Running
15. 27. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 328 Running
16. 12. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 328 Running
17. 18. Car 14 Ty Dillon(i) Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 328 Running
18. 21. Car 27 Paul Menard Valvoline/Menards Chevrolet 328 Running
19. 13. Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 328 Running
20. 25. Car 10 Danica Patrick Aspen Dental Chevrolet 328 Running
21. 2. Car 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 328 Running
22. 3. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 328 Running
23. 11. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Panasonic Chevrolet 328 Running
24. 4. Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 328 Running
25. 23. Car 21 * Ryan Blaney # Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 328 Running
26. 20. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 327 Running
27. 22. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger/Scott Products Chevrolet 326 Running
28. 31. Car 34 Chris Buescher # CSX – Play it Safe Ford 326 Running
29. 35. Car 83 Matt DiBenedetto Sewanee – The University of the South/ZAK Products Toyota 326 Running
30. 34. Car 46 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet 325 Running
31. 10. Car 44 Brian Scott # Twisted Tea Ford 324 Running
32. 33. Car 23 David Ragan Dr Pepper Toyota 323 Running
33. 32. Car 95 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Chevrolet 323 Running
34. 30. Car 7 Regan Smith Nikko RC/Toy State Chevrolet 323 Running
35. 28. Car 15 Clint Bowyer Aaron’s Chevrolet 322 Running
36. 29. Car 38 Landon Cassill FR8 Auctions Ford 321 Running
37. 36. Car 98 * Cole Whitt Tweaker Energy Shot Chevrolet 318 Running
38. 38. Car 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # Can-Am Ford 313 Running
39. 37. Car 30 * Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 312 Running

Race Comments: Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 15 Mins, 38 Secs. Average Speed: 155.863 MPH. Margin of Victory: Caution.

American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Kyle Busch, #18. Coors Light Pole Award: Kurt Busch, #41 191.582 mph. Duralast Brakes ‘Brake in the Race’ Award: Kevin Harvick, #4. Ingersoll Rand Power Move: Paul Menard, #27 8 positions. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #41. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18. Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race: Jimmie Johnson, #48 C Knaus, -.017 sec. Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Jamie McMurray, #1. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Chase Elliott, #24

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Mar. 6, 2016 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway
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