Stewart Wins at Infineon Raceway

Tony Stewart took his first win of 2005 at Infineon Raceway today, making it his second consecutive win on a road course

Stewart Wins at Infineon Raceway

Stewart won the previous Nextel Cup race held on a road course, in Watkins Glen last August. But the former Cup champion moved into contention for the win only after pole sitter and race favorite Jeff Gordon suffered transmission trouble.

Gordon was leading the initial stages of the race when he appeared to slow down after 32 laps, giving way to Stewart to take the lead for the first time. Gordon was able to recover but ended the race only in 33rd position.

Behind Stewart finished Ricky Rudd in second and Kurt Busch. Points leader Greg Biffle finished in 14th position.

Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 110 2. Ricky Rudd Ford 110 3. Kurt Busch Ford 110 4. Rusty Wallace Dodge 110 5. Dale Jarrett Ford 110 6. Elliott Sadler Ford 110 7. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 110 8. Ron Fellows Chevrolet 110 9. Ryan Newman Dodge 110 10. Brian Simo Chevrolet 110 11. Matt Kenseth Ford 110 12. Terry Labonte Chevrolet 110 13. Jamie McMurray Dodge 110 14. Greg Biffle Ford 110 15. Mark Martin Ford 110 16. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 110 17. Boris Said Chevrolet 110 18. Bobby Labonte Chevrolet 110 19. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 110 20. Casey Mears Dodge 110 21. Travis Kvapil Dodge 110 22. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 110 23. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 110 24. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 110 25. Scott Wimmer Dodge 110 26. Sterling Marlin Dodge 110 27. Kyle Petty Dodge 110 28. Chris Cook Chevrolet 110 29. Jeff Green Dodge 110 30. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 110 31. Scott Pruett Dodge 110 32. P.J. Jones Chevrolet 110 33. Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 110 34. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 110 35. Ken Schrader Dodge 109 36. Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 109 37. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 109 38. Carl Edwards Ford 107 39. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 102 40. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 97 41. Kasey Kahne Dodge 92 42. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 88 43. Tom Hubert Ford 33 
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