Dale Earnhardt Jr edged Jimmie Johnson by less than two-tenths of a second to take the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.
Junior picked up his sixth career victory at Talladega, and his first since 2004.
Paul Menard finished third, Ryan Blaney placed fourth, and Martin Truex Junior raced to fifth.
Trevor Bayne caused a wreck on lap 47 while trying to pass Menard.
14 drivers were affected, and Kasey Kahne, Kyle Larson, Greg Biffle, and David Ragan were knocked out of contention as a result.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports