Tony Stewart won the Tums Fast Relief 500 at the Martinsville Speedway by getting past the leader, Jimmie Johnson on a late restart and leading the final 3 laps. At one point Stewart was about to go a lap down to the leader but fought him off and remained on the lead lap. Johnson finished second and Jeff Gordon followed in third.
Jeff Burton and teammate Clint Bowyer did the two car tango up until the final turn on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer pulled around Burton as they headed to the finish line, Bowyer edging out Burton by .018 seconds and captured his first victory of the season and the fifth of his career.
Kurt Busch, behind the wheel of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Dodge, conquered the concrete track at Dover for the first time ever to score his second win of the season. This was his 24th victory in 393 Cup Series races.
At a track that he considers home, as well as the one to whom he owes the launching of his Cup career, Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the No. 56 Napa Auto Parts Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing, scored his first pole of the season.