2009-06-07

Stewart scores first points-paying NASCAR Cup Series victory for SHR by winning the Pocono 500 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway by 2.004 seconds over second-place Carl Edwards. It marks the first time a driver/owner has won a points-paying Cup Series race since Ricky Rudd on Sept. 27, 1998 at Martinsville.

Stewart extends his lead in the championship point standings to 71 points over second-place Gordon.