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NASCAR At Chicago: Brian Keselowski Claims Victory At Geico 400

A strong final pit spot spelled a victory for Brad Keselowski and the Miller Lite No. 2 car team, as the Roger Penske driver took the victory away from Jimmie Johnson, who led 171 laps on the night.

Johnson ended up finishing second, followed by Kasey Kahne, Kyle Busch and Ryan Newman.

After just barely qualifying for the Chase, Jeff Gordon had trouble all night, and finished 35th.

Here's the full, official finishing order from Chicago:

Finish Driver Behind
1 Brad Keselowski --
2 Jimmie Johnson 3.171 sec
3 Kasey Kahne 10.585 sec
4 Kyle Busch 13.757 sec
5 Ryan Newman 17.409 sec
6 Tony Stewart 18.893 sec
7 Joey Logano 20.105 sec
8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 21.105 sec
9 Martin Truex Jr. 21.406 sec
10 Clint Bowyer 22.419 sec
11 Sam Hornish Jr. 23.923 sec
12 Kevin Harvick 27.937 sec
13 Greg Biffle 27.968 sec
14 Mark Martin 28.835 sec
15 Paul Menard 31.581 sec
16 Denny Hamlin 33.690 sec
17 Aric Almirola 1 lap(s)
18 Matt Kenseth 1 lap(s)
19 Carl Edwards 1 lap(s)
20 Trevor Bayne 1 lap(s)
21 Jamie McMurray 1 lap(s)
22 David Ragan 1 lap(s)
23 Juan Pablo Montoya 2 lap(s)
24 Jeff Burton 2 lap(s)
25 Danica Patrick 2 lap(s)
26 Bobby Labonte 3 lap(s)
27 Marcos Ambrose 4 lap(s)
28 David Gilliland 4 lap(s)
29 Landon Cassill 5 lap(s)
30 T.J. Bell 6 lap(s)
31 Travis Kvapil 8 lap(s)
32 Kurt Busch 22 lap(s)
33 Dave Blaney 68 lap(s)
34 Regan Smith 70 lap(s)
35 Jeff Gordon 77 lap(s)
36 Casey Mears 121 lap(s)
37 Cole Whitt 197 lap(s)
38 Josh Wise 201 lap(s)
39 David Stremme 207 lap(s)
40 Joe Nemechek 215 lap(s)
41 Scott Speed 218 lap(s)
42 Mike Bliss 226 lap(s)
43 Michael McDowell 229 lap(s)

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.