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Gordon's first win of season comes at Kansas

Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick during the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.

 

The victory by .112 of a second was the first win of the year for the four-time champion and his third at Kansas Speedway.

 

The win was Gordon's first since Martinsville Speedway last fall and secured a spot in the record book as the first winner of a night race at the track. Make that "another place" in the book as he won the first-ever Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway back in 2001.

 

Gordon, who started the race leading...

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