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NASCAR At Pocono 2012 Results: Jeff Gordon Wins Rain-Shortened Race, Fans Struck By Lightning

On Sunday, the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series came to Pocono Raceway. After a 90-minute rain delay, the race finally got started, but thunderstorms stopped the drive 106 laps into the 160-lap event. Jeff Gordon entered the race knowing he absolutely needed to win and for once this season, he got his wish. Thanks to the opportune shower, Gordon was able to claim the checkered flag, while Kasey Kahne finished second.

The day had a tragic aftermath, however. Lightning struck the parking lot at Pocono after the race was called, sending several NASCAR fans to the hospital. In all, nine fans were injured and one fan lost their life. Please visit this StoryStream on SB Nation's NASCAR hub to read more about the tragedy.

Here are the unofficial results of Sunday's Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway.

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

For more on the chase for the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup, stay tuned to this StoryStream. For all news and information regarding the 2012 Sprint Cup Series, please visit NASCAR Ranting & Raving or check out SB Nation's dedicated NASCAR hub.

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