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Jimmie Johnson claims eighth win at track in Martinsville

Posted on: 8:03 pm, April 7, 2013, by

Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Jimmie Johnson dominated the STP Gas Boosters 500 from the pole position Sunday in Martinsville, becoming the winningest active Sprint Cup driver.

USA Today reported that Johnson led a career-best with his eighth career victory at Martinsville Speedway.

Johnson trails Richard Petty with 15 victories and Darrell Waltrip with 11 victories on the all-time win list at the oval.

Read more: USA Today.