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Jimmie Johnson gets his fifth Sprint Cup win at Texas Motor Speedway
Jimmie Johnson gets his fifth Sprint Cup win at Texas Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson led 128 laps to get his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Johnson also won in November at Texas, where all four of his previous wins had been in fall races. He went back in front to stay with 14 laps left, holding off Kevin Harvick and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to get his 72nd career victory. Harvick, the series points leader who has already won twice this season, finished second. The runner-up finish for Harvick comes after he was eighth in Martinsville in the last Cup race two weeks ago. That ended his run of eight consecutive races finishing first or second, the longest such stretch since Richard...

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