Jimmie Johnson drove the Lowe's Chevrolet to his second Brickyard 400 outdistancing Carl Edwards over a final seven lap sprint.
"Chad called it perfectly," said Johnson from victory lane.
That's the pretty side of the day. The dirty side, or maybe dusty side, of the story belongs to a Goodyear tire incapable of going much further than ten green flag laps at any time during the 160-lap event.
"This is a pretty crazy day," said Chad Knaus. "It really was."
That's a long day," admitted Edwards. "I know everybody was trying to do their best. At least we got to run there at the end.
"I knew it was going to be Jimmie and I at the end."