After a rain delay pushed this week's NASCAR race from Sunday to Monday, Marcos Ambrose emerged victorious at Watkins Glen. Los Gatos-native A.J. Allmendinger finished eighth while Bay Area born Jeff Gordon finished 13th. The race. The green-white-checkered finish was marred by a rather ugly accident that saw Boris Said crash into David Ragan and David Reutimann on the final lap.
The top ten in the Chase for the Sprint Cup did not change, although there was some maneuvering within the ten drivers. Kyle Busch leapfrogged Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards to take over first place. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart also flipped spots at ninth and tenth.
Jeff Gordon's 13th place finish leaves him in seventh place, 12 points back of Kurt Busch for sixth and 52 points back of first place. A.J. Allmendinger moved up a spot from 17th to 16th and is currently 60 points back of tenth place. Head past the jump to view the race finish.