Kenseth takes Sprint Cup race at Kentucky

Posted at 8:09 PM, Jun 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-30 20:09:00-04

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) - Matt Kenseth has won the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway after holding off Jamie McMurray on the final lap.


Kenseth led twice for 38 laps, including the final 23 en route to his fourth win of the year.


Clint Bowyer was third, followed by Joey Logano, Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch.


Jimmie Johnson led for 182 of 267 laps but spun out on lap 247 before finishing ninth.