NASCAR At Darlington: Jimmie Johnson Wins Southern 500

Jimmie Johnson snapped a long winless streak as he drove away from the pack during a green-white-checkered restart to win the 2012 running of the Southern 500 at Darlington. The win gives car owner Rick Hendrick his 200th Sprint Cup win as an owner.

Denny Hamlin finished second and was followed by Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr to round out the top 5.

Johnson took the lead for good on lap 324 but had to conserve fuel like everyone else in the race down the stretch. A wreck involving Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman on lap 361 erased Johnson's lead but he quickly regained the cushion during the restart.

Here is a look at the complete results from Saturday's Southern 500 at Darlington:

1. Jimmie Johnson
2. Denny Hamlin
3. Tony Stewart
4. Kyle Busch
5. Martin Truex Jr.
6. Matt Kenseth
7. Carl Edwards
8. Kasey Kahne
9. Marcos Ambrose
10. Joey Logano
11. Clint Bowyer
12. Greg Biffle
13. Paul Menard
14. Regan Smith
15. Brad Keselowski
16. Kevin Harvick
17. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
18. Jeff Burton
19. Aric Almirola
20. Mark Martin
21. Kurt Busch
22. Casey Mears
23. Ryan Newman
24. Juan Montoya
25. David Gilliland
26. Landon Cassill
27. Dave Blaney
28. David Ragan
29. Bobby Labonte
30. Reed Sorenson
31. Danica Patrick
32. Travis Kvapil
33. A.J. Allmendinger
34. Jamie McMurray
35. Jeff Gordon
26. David Reutimann
37. J.J. Yeley
38. Cole Whitt
39. David Stremme
40. Joe Nemecheck
41. Mike Skinner
42. Scott Speed
43. Jose Wise

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