For the second week in a row and for the seventh time this season, Kyle Busch is your race winner. This time at Chicagoland. Kyle Busch passed Jimmie Johnson in the late laps of the race for the win.
This was also the fourth win in a row for someone named Busch. Kyle won at Infineon. A week later, his older brother, Kurt won at New Hampshire. Then, Kyle won two in a row, at Daytona and Chicagoland.
This was also a great night for Kevin Harvick, Greg Biffle, and Tony Stewart, who are all in the top 12 in points and finished in the top five of the race. Brian Vickers, Matt Kenseth, David Ragan, Martin Truex Jr., and Ryan Newman round out your top 10.
The top six are still the same in the point standings, with Kyle Busch leading Dale Earnhardt Jr. by 262 points.
Greg Biffle gained four spots to be in seventh. Matt Kenseth gained a spot to be in eighth. Kevin Harvick gained four spots to be in the top 12 is in ninth. Tony Stewart gained two spots to be in tenth. Kasey Kahne fell three spots to be in 11th. Denny Hamlin took a big hit. He fell five spots to 12th place, 27 points ahead of Clint Bowyer, who fell three spots to be out of the top 12, is now in 13th place. Brian Vickers is only 95 points away in 14th place and David Ragan is only 98 points away in 15th. The gap between seventh and fifteenth is only 133 points.
The series takes a break next week and they head off to Indianapolis on July 27 for the Brickyard 400. ESPN will televise it's first race of the season at 2PM. IMS, with the help of PRN, will broadcast the race on the radio with Sirius.