Jeff Gordon driving the PWR cooled Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsport has won his first race of the season at the half mile oval track at Martinsville Speedway. Gordon passed the Toyota of Matt Kenseth with 20 laps to go in the 500 lap race and held on to take the chequered flag.

The win moved Gordon to third in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson left Martinsville tied on top of the Chase standings with three races remaining.

All drivers in the Chase use PWR Performance Products.