Tony Stewart cut down a tire with three laps to go, allowing Kasey Kahne to streak by him for the World 600 win.
Kasey Kahne blew past Denny Hamlin’s ailing Toyota on lap 9 of the final segment of the All-Star Race and drove off into the distance.
On lap 285, Kyle Busch blew by Jeff Gordon and drove off into the night with the afterburners lit at Darlington.
Second-place Kyle Busch spun Dale Earnhardt Jr. out of the lead, but it was Clint Bowyer who drove through the carnage to eventually assume the win at Richmond.
A 10-car wreck on the white flag lap drew a caution and sealed the win for Kyle Busch just as the outside line was mounting a challenge at Talladega.
As Jimmie Johnson came off turn 4 on the final lap, he had enough of a lead he could have turned off the car and pushed it across the finish line at Phoenix.
Carl Edwards had been slow on restarts all day, but he got a good one when it counted as the final green flag waved at Texas.
Denny Hamlin took the lead with 74 laps to go, then benefited from some obstinate lapped traffic behind him to hold off Jeff Gordon for the win at Martinsville.
Denny Hamlin’s car sputtered on the final restart, allowing Jeff Burton to storm into the lead at Bristol.
As Carl Edwards coasted to the pits with his car spewing smoke, Kyle Busch reasserted himself as the leader in a race he’d dominated. Greg Biffle gave it a shot, but there was no catching the No. 18 car on this day.