NASCAR At Watkins Glen Results 2012: Oil-Slicked Track Makes For Wild Finish

Sunday was a difficult day for many NASCAR drivers at Watkins Glen, but was a pretty solid one for Greg Biffle. Although Biffle's sixth-place finish was not good enough to reclaim the top spot in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series standings, the previous leader Dale Earnhardt, Jr. was one of many drivers who spun out on the supposedly oil-slicked track. Earnhardt finished in 28th place and will slide to fourth in the overall standings. Jimmie Johnson -- who finished in third place on Sunday -- will become the new points leader.

The race to the checkered flag was a wild one indeed. Almost immediately after the while flag came out, leader Kyle Busch spun out, allowing Brad Keselowski and Marcos Ambrose to engage in a dash for the lead that more closely resembled a World War I airplane dogfight. Eventually Ambrose was able to come out on top to take the checkered flag.

You can see the wild finish for yourself in the video below:

Here are the full results from Sunday's Finger Lakes 355 at Watkins Glen:

  1. Marcos Ambrose
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Clint Bowyer
  5. Sam Hornish Jr.
  6. Greg Biffle
  7. Kyle Busch
  8. Matt Kenseth
  9. Regan Smith
  10. Martin Truex Jr.
  11. Ryan Newman
  12. Paul Menard
  13. Kasey Kahne
  14. Carl Edwards
  15. Kevin Harvick
  16. Casey Mears
  17. Scott Speed
  18. Aric Almirola
  19. Tony Stewart
  20. David Gilliland
  21. Jeff Gordon
  22. David Ragan
  23. Landon Cassill
  24. Travis Kvapil
  25. Boris Said
  26. Stephen Leicht
  27. Bobby Labonte
  28. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  29. Joe Nemechek
  30. Jeff Burton
  31. Kurt Busch
  32. Joey Logano
  33. Juan Pablo Montoya
  34. Denny Hamlin
  35. Jason Leffler
  36. Dave Blaney
  37. Michael McDowell
  38. Josh Wise
  39. Jamie McMurray
  40. JJ Yeley
  41. Chris Cook
  42. Patrick Long
  43. Brian Vickers

For more on the Seattle drivers and their chase for the Cup, stay tuned to this StoryStream. 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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