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NASCAR At Kentucky 2012 Results: Brad Keselowski Takes Checkered Flag

On Saturday night, the Quaker State 400 took place at Kentucky Speedway, as the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolled right along. Brad Keselowski ended up taking the checkered flag, holding off Kasey Kahne for the all-important win.

The victory allows Keselowski to stay put at No. 10 in the overall Sprint Cup standings, avoiding the cutoff for the time being as the Chase for the Cup keeps getting closer. Matt Kenseth finished in seventh place and remains the overall points leader, while Dale Earnhardt, Jr. moves back into second place. Jimmie Johnson moves into third place overall with his sixth-place finish on Saturday, dropping Greg Biffle to fourth in the standings.

Here are the results from Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway:

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

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