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Jeff Gordon Breaks His NASCAR Winless Streak At Phoenix International Raceway

And your winner is Jeff Gordan, ladies and gentlemen. The guy NASCAR fans love to hate is back holding the checkered flag after 66 failed attempts. Gordan held the lead for most of the laps on the day as he battled with Kyle Busch right up until the later part of the race.

Busch finished second, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, and Ryan Newman. The win is the 83rd of Gordon's career, which leads active drivers and ties him with Cale Yarborough on the all-time list.

The race was marred by wrecks early: Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne, polesitter Carl Edwards, and about 10 other drivers were collected in crashes.

Here's the full race results:

  1. Jeff Gordon
  2. Kyle Busch
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Kevin Harvick
  5. Ryan Newman
  6. Kasey Kahne
  7. Tony Stewart
  8. Kurt Busch
  9. AJ Allmendinger
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  11. Denny Hamlin
  12. Matt Kenseth
  13. Mark Martin
  14. Martin Truex Jr.
  15. Brad Keselowski
  16. Marcos Ambrose
  17. Paul Menard
  18. Casey Mears
  19. Juan Pablo Montoya
  20. Greg Biffle
  21. Bobby Labonte
  22. David Gilliland
  23. Bill Elliott
  24. Mike Skinner
  25. Tony Raines
  26. Jeff Burton
  27. Clint Bowyer
  28. Carl Edwards
  29. David Reutimann
  30. Brian Vickers
  31. Andy Lally
  32. Robby Gordon
  33. Joey Logano
  34. Regan Smith
  35. Jamie McMurray
  36. David Ragan
  37. JJ Yeley
  38. Landon Cassill
  39. Travis Kvapil
  40. Trevor Bayne
  41. Michael McDowell
  42. Dave Blaney
  43. Joe Nemechek