Kansas as it happened

KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 09: The sun sets over pit road during a rain delay of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 09:  The sun sets over pit road during a rain delay of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, KS – MAY 09: The sun sets over pit road during a rain delay of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 9, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Sprint Cup series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway early Sunday morning. It was a marathon day that featured a two hour and sixteen minute rain delay and ended on Mother’s Day. Here’s what went down at Kansas.

Under threatening skies polesitter Joey Logano the field to the green; he took the lead by the end of lap one, Truex Jr. was second, Kahne was third, Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch fought for fourth.  Jimmie Johnson nearly spun but gathered it up but fell to 28th on lap 6.

Jeb Burton lost a tire just as JJ Yeley also lost a tire; both spun on lap 7 bringing out caution number 1.MORE>>>

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.