Goody's Fast Relief 500 2012 Results: Reaction, Leaders and Post Race Analysis

Nicholas Goss@@NicholasGoss35Correspondent IApril 1, 2012

MARTINSVILLE, VA - MARCH 30:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Amp Energy/National Guard Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2012 in Martinsville, Virginia.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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NASCAR's Sprint Cup series moves to Martinsville this weekend for the Goody's Fast Relief 500, which is sure to be a fantastic race.

Greg Biffle comes into Martinsville with the lead in the Sprint Series points, but Kevin Harvick is just seven points behind and Dale Earnhardt Jr. is only 17 points behind.

Kasey Kahne is on the pole for today's race, but can he win? Check back here for all the latest reaction and post-race analysis from Martinsville.


UPDATE: Sunday, April 1 at 5:32 p.m. ET

Ryan Newman drove into victory lane on Sunday after beating out AJ Allmendinger to win the Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville. 

Newman and the #39 Chevrolet car ran well all day and were rewarded for their hard work with their first win of 2012. Kasey Kahne, who won the poll for this race, finished 39th.

Here are the complete results from the race on Sunday.

1) Ryan Newman

2) AJ Allmendinger

3) Dale Earnhardt Jr.

4) Matt Kenseth

5) Martin Truex Jr.

6) Denny Hamlin

7) Tony Stewart

8) Aric Almirola

9) Brad Keslowski

10) Clint Bowyer

11) Carl Edwards

12) Jimmie Johnson

13) Greg Biffle

14) Jeff Gordon

15) Marcoa Ambrose

16) Regan Smith

17) Bobby Labonte

18) Brian Vickers

19) Kevin Harvick

20) Jamie McMurray

21) Juan Pablo Montoya

22) Jeff Burton

23) Joey Logano

24) David Ragan

25) Casey Mears

26) Paul Menard

27) Travis Kvapil

28) David GIlliand

29) Landon Cassill

30) David Stremme

31) Hermie Sadler

32) Ken Schrader

33) Kurt Busch

34) Dave Blaney

35) David Reutimann

36) Kyle Busch

37) J.J. Yeley

38) Kasey Kahne

39) Joe Nemecheck

40) Michael McDowell

41) John Wise

42) Scott Riggs 

43) Reed Sorenson



Where: Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA

When: Sunday, April 1 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Watch: FOX

Live Stream: TrackPass

Listen: Motor Racing Network


Storyline to Watch

Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon have struggled this season, and nether has won a race yet in 2012. Gordon will start ninth today while Johnson starts 22nd.

Gordon seems like the most likely of the two to win on Sunday and move his season in the right direction. He has won seven times at Martinsville, the most of any driver in this field.


Starting Lineup

1) Kasey Kahne

2) Kevin Harvick

3) Denny Hamlin

4) Clint Bowyer

5) Ryan Newman

6) Brian Vickers

7) Brad Keselowski

8) Kyle Busch

9) Jeff Gordon

10) Joey Lagano

11) Paul Menard

12) Marcos Ambrose

13) Martin Truex Jr.

14) Dale Earnhardt Jr.

15) Tony Stewart

16) Bobby Labonte

17) Regan Smith

18) Jeff Burton

19) Aric Almirola

20) Jamie McMurray

21) Matt Kenseth

22) Jimmie Johnson

23) Michael McDowell

24) David Regan

25) Casey Mears

26) Greg Biffle

27) AJ Allmendinger

28) Carl Edwards

29) David Reutimann 

30) Josh Wise

31) Landon Cassill

32) Juan Pablo Montoya

33) Scott Riggs

34) Travis Kvapil

35) Reed Sorenson

36) Ken Schrader

37) Joe Nemecheck

38) David Gilliand

39) David Stremme

40) Kurt Busch

41) Hermie Sadler

42) Dave Blaney

43) J.J. Yeley


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