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Ryan Newman a surprise winner

Updated: April 12, 2012, 5:26 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Rick Hendrick was poised to celebrate his 200th career Sprint Cup victory. Jeff Gordon was poised to end a miserable start to the 2012 season by giving his boss that momentous win. Jimmie Johnson was poised to make it happen with a last-lap pass.

The crowd was poised for a last-lap miracle from Dale Earnhardt Jr. in third place.

Then all hell broke loose at Martinsville Speedway.

And Ryan Newman won.

Nobody was poised ...

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