Lap by Lap: Goody’s Fast Relief 500 won by Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman survived the pair of Green-White-Checkered finishes at Martinsville Speedway to score the 16th victory of his career.


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Lap 1 Kevin Harvick leads lap over Kasey Kahne, Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman.

Lap 5 Jeff Gordon passes Brad Keselowski for sixth

Lap 7 Gordon passes Newman for fifth

Lap 11 Bowyer and Gordon pass Hamlin for third

Lap 16 Harvick leads Kahne, Bowyer, Gordon, Hamlin, Keselowski, Newman, Kyle Busch, Paul Menard and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Lap 16 Gordon passes Bowyer for third

Lap 17 Keselowski passes Hamlin for fifth

Lap 18 Newman passes Hamlin for sixth as Earnhardt Jr. passes Menard for ninth

Lap 20 Harvick leads Kahne, Gordon, Bowyer, Keselowski, Newman, Hamlin, Busch, Earnhardt Jr., Menard

Lap 23 Gordon takes the lead from Harvick

Lap 28 Gordon leads Harvick, Bowyer, Keselowski, Kahne, Newman, Hamlin, Earnhardt Jr., Busch and Martin Truex Jr.

Lap 60 Kurt Busch to pit road with a flat tire

Lap 68 Hamln passes Harvick

Lap 69 Gordon leads Keselowski, Bowyer, Kahne, Hamlin, Harvick, Newman, Earnhardt Jr., Kyle Busch and Jeff Burton

Lap 88 Gordon leads Keselowski, Kahne, Bowyer, Hamlin, Newman, Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Burton, Harvick

Lap 95 Hamlin passes Bowyer for fourth

Lap 98 Caution Kyle Busch into the wall due to a broken rear track bar. Pit stops…..Gordon leads Hamlin off pit road. Gordon chooses to start on the inside….Two penalties: Newman too fast entering, Johnson too fast exiting

Lap 105 Restart as Gordon keeps the lead over Hamlin though turn one.

Lap 111 Gordon leads Hamlin, Kahne, Bowyer, Keselowski, Truex, Burton, Earnhardt Jr., Matt Kenseth and Tony Stewart.

Lap 114 Kahne passes Hamlin for second

Lap 121 Gordon leads Kahne, Hamlin, Bowyer, Burton, Truex, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Kenseth and Stewart

Lap 159 Gordon leads Hamlin, Bowyer, Earnhardt Jr., Kahne, Burton, Truex, Keselowski, Stewart, Kenseth

Lap 169 Keselowski passes Truex for seventh

Lap 173 Earnhardt Jr. passes Bowyer for third

Lap 177 Kenseth passes Stewart for ninth

Lap 179 Kahne passes Bowyer

Lap 180 Gordon leads Hamlin, Earnhardt Jr., Kahne, Bowyer, Burton, Keselowski, Truex, Kenseth, Stewart

Lap 189 Keselowski passes Burton for sixth

Lap 220 Gordon leads Earnhardt Jr., Hamlin, Kahne, Bowyer, Kenseth, Keselowski, Almirola, Stewart, Johnson

Lap 221 Bobby Labonte hits pit road

Lap 223 Kahne passes Hamlin for third

Lap 225 Harvick and Truex pit

Lap 229 Earnhardt Jr. passes Gordon for the lead

Lap 230 Kahne. A.J. Allmendinger and Joey Logano pit

Lap 233 Earnhardt Jr., Edwards, Greg Biffle, Regan Smith and Gordon pit, handing the lead to Hamlin

Lap 235 Marco Ambrose, Hamlin, Johnson and Edwards pit, handing the lead to Bowyer

Lap 237 Bowyer, Rains, Keselowski, Hermie Sadler and Kenseth pit, handing the lead to Almirola.

Lap 239 Almirola pits, handing the lead to Gordon.

Caution Lap 245 Dave Blaney goes for a spin. Kahne goes behind the wall due to a motor issue. Some lead lap cars pit, others decide to stay out.

Restart Lap 255 as Gordon pulls the lead early over Earnhardt Jr.

Lap 260 Gordon leads Earnhardt Jr., Bowyer, Kenseth, Keselowski, Hamlin, Johnson, Truex, Almirola, Stewart

Lap 262 Bowyer passes Earnhardt Jr. for second

Caution Lap 264 Juan Pablo Montoya hits the inside wall after contact from Ken Schrader. Newman gets the lucky dog.

Restart Lap 272

Lap 275 Gordon leads Bowyer, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Kenseth, Hamlin, Johnson, Truex, Stewart and Allmendinger

Lap 280 Hamlin and Johnson both pass Kenseth

Lap 281 Stewart passes Truex for eighth

Lap 287 Johnson passes Hamlin

Lap 289 Johnson passes Keselowski

Lap 290 Gordon leads Bowyer, Earnhardt Jr., Johnson, Keselowski, Hamlin, Kenseth, Stewart, Truex and Allmendinger

Lap 300 Allmendinger and Almirola pass Truex

Lap 310 Gordon leads Bowyer, Johnson, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Hamlin, Kenseth, Stewart, Allmendinger and Almirola.

Lap 314 Johnson passes Bowyer for second

Caution Lap 316 Kahne blows up…..Gordon leads Johnson, Bowyer, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Hamlin, Kenseth, Stewart, Allmendinger and Almirola….Keselowski too fast in the pits

Restart Lap 328

Lap 333 Gordon leads Johnson, Earnhardt Jr., Hamlin, Bowyer, Kenseth, Stewart, Almirola, Allmendinger and Truex

Lap 340 Hamlin passes Earnhardt Jr. for third

Lap 348 Bowyer passes Earnhardt Jr. for fourth

Lap 355 Earnhardt Jr. passes Bowyer for fourth

Lap 356 Johnson passes Gordon for the lead

Lap 357 Johnson leads Gordon, Hamlin, Earnhardt Jr., Bowyer, Kenseth, Stewart, Almirola, Newman and Allmendinger

Caution Lap 361 Travis Kvapil spins. Edwards gets the lucky dog…..All of the leaders pit……Hamlin leads Gordon, Johnson and Stewart off pit road

Restart Lap 368 and Hamlin leads Gordon off of turn two

128 to go Hamlin leads Johnson, Gordon, Kenseth, Bowyer, Newman, Stewart, Truex, Earnhardt Jr., Allmendinger

122 to go Bowyer passes Kenseth for fourth

112 to go Hamlin leads Johnson, Gordon, Bowyer, Newman, Kenseth, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Truex and Stewart

107 to go Johnson passes Hamlin for the lead, Gordon also passes Hamlin.

103 to go Johnson leads Gordon, Hamlin, Bowyer, Newman, Keselowski, Kenseth, Earnhardt Jr., Truex, Biffle

101 to go Bowyer passes Hamlin for third

99 to go Earnhardt Jr. passes Kenseth

89 to go Truex passes Kenseth; Allmendinger passes Biffle; Keselowski passes Newman

88 to go Johnson leads Gordon, Bowyer, Hamlin, Keselowski, Newman, Earnhardt Jr., Truex, Kenseth, Allmendinger

81 to go Earnhardt Jr. passes Newman

75 to go Keselowski passes Hamlin

72 to go Earnhardt Jr. passes Hamlin

68 to go Newman passes Hamlin

67 to go Johnson leads Gordon, Bowyer, Keselowski, Earnhardt Jr., Newman, Hamlin, Truex, Kenseth, Allmendinger

63 to go Kenseth passes Truex for eighth

52 to go Earnhardt Jr. passes Keselowski for fourth

50 to go Johnson leads Gordon, Bowyer, Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski, Newman, Hamlin, Kenseth, Truex, Allmendinger

44 to go Earnhardt Jr. passes Bowyer for third

40 to go Allmendinger passes Truex for ninth

36 to go Johnson leads Gordon, Earnhardt Jr., Bowyer, Keselowski, Newman, Hamlin, Kenseth, Allmendinger and Almirola

20 to go Kenseth passes Hamlin for seventh

15 to go Allmendinger passes Hamlin for eighth

3 to go Gordon and Johnson side-by-side for the lead as the caution comes up for Reuitmann being stalled. Stewart gest the lucky dog.

Green-White-Checkered…..Gordon and Johnson stay out as everybody else pits.

Restart……..Bowyer took Gordon and Johnson three-wide, sending all three for a spin……Keselowski just ran out of fuel while running third

Restart…….Newman and Allmendinger are side-by-side for the lead.

Ryan Newman wins over Allmendinger and Earnhardt Jr.


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Joining mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.