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Jimmie Johnson (48) and Marcos Ambrose (9) lead (Credit: AP)

Jimmie Johnson (48) and Marcos Ambrose (9) lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500. (April 7, 2013)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500

Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday in Martinsville, Va.

Jimmie Johnson celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup
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Jimmie Johnson celebrates winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. (April 7, 2013)

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet,
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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads Joe Nemechek, driver of the #87 MaddiesPlaceRocks.com Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway. (April 7, 2013)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Kurt Busch, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Serta Chevrolet, is involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, and Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va. (April 7, 2013)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Carl Edwards, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, and Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Danica Patrick (10) spins out in front of
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Danica Patrick (10) spins out in front of Scott Speed (95) during the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)

Jimmie Johnson (48) and Marcos Ambrose (9) lead
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Jimmie Johnson (48) and Marcos Ambrose (9) lead the field past the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500. (April 7, 2013)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Reutimann, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Reutimann, driver of the #83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota, is involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Reutimann, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Reutimann, driver of the #83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota, is involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The pit crew for Jimmie Johnson (48) works
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The pit crew for Jimmie Johnson (48) works on the car during the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Clint Bowyer (15) spins out in front of
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Clint Bowyer (15) spins out in front of Brad Keselowski (2) and Martin Truex Jr., (56) during the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Juan Pablo Montoya,
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands on the grid during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet,
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Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, looks on during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway. (April 7, 2013)

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Clint Bowyer (15) spins out in the front
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Clint Bowyer (15) spins out in the front stretch as Brad Keselowski (2) and Martin Truex Jr. (56) pass by during the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Don Petersen)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Kyle Busch, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

Denny Hamlin, left, talks with Mark Martin, right,
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Denny Hamlin, left, talks with Mark Martin, right, before the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 7, 2013. Martin was filling in for the injured Hamlin. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Clint Bowyer, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 RK Motors Toyota, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Fifth Third Ford, and others are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Crew members push
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Crew members push the #43 Jani-King/STP Ford of Aric Almirola in the garage area prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Crew members push
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Crew members push the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet of Kevin Harvick in the garage area prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Danica Patrick, driver
(Credit: Getty Drew Hallowell)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, is involved in an incident early in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: (HANDOUT PHOTO, NO
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: (HANDOUT PHOTO, NO ARCHIVE, NO SALES, ONE TIME EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, and Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, lead the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Martin Truex Jr.,
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Jamey Price/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver of the #30 Widow Wax Toyota, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, stands on the grid during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Martin Truex Jr.,
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, stands with girlfriend Sherry Pollex during prerace ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Cars race during
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver of the #30 Widow Wax Toyota, races Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Fifth Third Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver
(Credit: Getty Mark Wilson)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, pit during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver
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RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: David Stremme, driver of the #30 Widow Wax Toyota, leads a group of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver
(Credit: Getty John Harrelson)

RIDGEWAY, VA - APRIL 07: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images)

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