A wild Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 with rain delays and red flags couldn't stop Tony Stewart from bringing his No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet across the finish line in second place. He gained one slot and is now eight in the point standings.

"I didn't leave anything on the table at the end, that's for sure. I just went as deep as I could go into (Turn) 1 and (Turn) 2 every lap and got in the gas as hard and as soon as I could every time,” Stewart said of the wild racing of the final few laps. “If Carl (Edwards) doesn't try to get under the No. 77 (Sam Hornish) we probably don't get by him and we probably end up third or fourth. So, we capitalized on an opportunity."

The start of the 500-mile race was delayed by rain and then had two lengthy red flag stops that totaled nearly 50 minutes. Temperature fluctuations made the crew chiefs’ job difficult, trying to keep their cars set up as track condition changed.

Series point leader, Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet, who scraped the wall on the first lap, maintained the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point lead with a fifth place finish to give Chevrolet two of the top five finishes.

Jeff Gordon, who led the 200-lap race for 39 laps in his No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet, finished sixth and remains second, 189 points behind Harvick, in the standings.

" It was wild and crazy as it always is here in the closing laps at Pocono with a double-file restart. The cars were jumping all over the place.” Gordon said after the race. “You know when you go into the tunnel turn two and three wide that it is a hairy moment and you just hold on tight and try to pick the right lanes. The first lap was not really good for us. We got jumbled up with some guys trying to make some positions and it cost us a couple. Then we started making our way up through there pretty good. After that we just came home sixth.”

Mark Martin brought his No. 5 HendrickCars.com/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet across the stripe in seventh place; and Jeff Burton finished right behind in the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet in eighth. Burton gained two spots in the points and is now fifth in the standings. Martin is 13th in points, 34 out of the Chase.

Jimmie Johnson, four-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, led for 96 laps but after the field was scrambled under the final caution, finished 10th in his No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet and occupies the fourth place slot in the standings.