Jimmie Johnson took over the lead in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship by winning Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. The five-time Cup champion now holds a two-point lead over Brad Keselowski with three races to go. It was Johnson's seventh career victory atMartinsville. Kyle Busch finished second followed by Kasey Kahne, Aric Almirola and Clint Bowyer.
The series now heads to Texas this before closing the season with stops in Phoenix and Homestead-Miami Speedway.