NASCAR At Darlington Raceway 2012 Results: Kasey Kahne Gets 5th Straight Top-10 Finish, Jimmie Johnson Wins

The Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway took place under the lights on Saturday night. The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race featured two Washingtonians that finished strong.

Kasey Kahne has really turned things around after a horrible string of wrecks to begin his 2012. Kahne finished Saturday's race in eighth place, which is his fifth straight top-10 finish and nets him some valuable points in the standings.

Greg Biffle did not fare quite so well. Despite holding the pole at the beginning of the race and leading for quite some time at the outset, Biffle began trailing late in the race and finished 12th, which is far from bad but likely disappointing for Biffle and his team.

Jimmie Johnson picked up his first win of the season by finishing ahead of Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart.

Here are the full results for Saturday night's Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway:

1. Jimmie Johnson
2. Denny Hamlin
3. Tony Stewart
4. Kyle Busch
5. Martin Truex Jr.
6. Matt Kenseth
7. Carl Edwards
8. Kasey Kahne
9. Marcos Ambrose
10. Joey Logano
11. Clint Bowyer
12. Greg Biffle
13. Paul Menard
14. Regan Smith
15. Brad Keselowski
16. Kevin Harvick
17. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
18. Jeff Burton
19. Aric Almirola
20. Mark Martin
21. Kurt Busch
22. Casey Mears
23. Ryan Newman
24. Juan Montoya
25. David Gilliland
26. Landon Cassill
27. Dave Blaney
28. David Ragan
29. Bobby Labonte
30. Reed Sorenson
31. Danica Patrick
32. Travis Kvapil
33. A.J. Allmendinger
34. Jamie McMurray
35. Jeff Gordon
26. David Reutimann
37. J.J. Yeley
38. Cole Whitt
39. David Stremme
40. Joe Nemecheck
41. Mike Skinner
42. Scott Speed
43. Jose Wise

For all news and information regarding the 2012 Sprint Cup Series, please visit NASCAR Ranting & Raving or check out SB Nation's dedicated NASCAR hub.

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