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Vickers Wins Fuel-Mileage Duel at Michigan

By: chris harris
By: chris harris

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Brian Vickers outlasted Jimmie Johnson in
yet another fuel-mileage duel at Michigan International Speedway,
taking the lead with two laps to go after Johnson ran out of gas
and holding on to win his first Sprint Cup race of the season Sunday.

It was the second time in two races at Michigan this season that
Johnson's crew gambled on gas and lost. Johnson also was in the
lead when he ran out of fuel back in June, handing a win to Mark
Martin.

Jeff Gordon finished second, followed by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards and Sam Hornish Jr.


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