Biffle Brilliant at Dover

Greg Biffle scored an easy win in the Nextel Cup race at Dover Downs on Sunday

Biffle Brilliant at Dover

Biffle took the lead not long after half distance and never looked back, finishing over four seconds ahead on the way to his fourth win of the year, closing the gap to the top to 46 points.

Second was rookie Kyle Busch, who led early in the race and ran up front all day. It was Busch's third event of the weekend at Dover, taking the win in the truck race on Saturday.

Biffle's teammate Mark Martin took third when he passed fourth placed Jimmie Johnson with two laps remaining, with another veteran in Rusty Wallace completing the top five placings. Elliott Sadler looked a strong contender for the win but faded towards the end to finish tenth.

It was not a good day for everyone however, as Dale Earnhardt Jr continues to struggle, handling problems seeing him finish three laps down in 22nd. Two drivers not to finish were Dave Blaney and Ken Schrader, Blaney spinning off turn two before he was collected hard by Schrader, both drivers taken to and released from the care centre.

Another driver who failed to finish was Jeff Gordon, whose day ended early, spinning and hitting the wall after contact with Tony Stewart, Gordon's day over before lap 50. Gordon's third successive DNF also dropped him out of the top ten in points.

MBNA RacePoints 400 - Dover International Speedway

Pos Driver Make Laps 1. Greg Biffle Ford 400 2. Kyle Busch Chevrolet 400 3. Mark Martin Ford 400 4. Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 400 5. Rusty Wallace Dodge 400 6. Brian Vickers Chevrolet 400 7. Matt Kenseth Ford 400 8. Ryan Newman Dodge 400 9. Kurt Busch Ford 400 10. Elliott Sadler Ford 400 11. Scott Riggs Chevrolet 400 12. Jeff Burton Chevrolet 399 13. Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 399 14. Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 399 15. Tony Stewart Chevrolet 399 16. Carl Edwards Ford 398 17. Travis Kvapil Dodge 398 18. Mike Bliss Chevrolet 398 19. Kyle Petty Dodge 398 20. Jason Leffler Chevrolet 398 21. Bobby Hamilton Jr Chevrolet 398 22. Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 397 23. Dale Jarrett Ford UPS 397 24. Casey Mears Dodge 397 25. Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 396 26. Jamie McMurray Dodge 395 27. Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 395 28. Mike Wallace Chevrolet 394 29. Robby Gordon Chevrolet 394 30. Jeff Green Dodge 390 31. Scott Wimmer Dodge 390 32. Sterling Marlin Dodge 388 33. Kevin Lepage Dodge 382 34. Stanton Barrett Chevrolet 377 35. Kasey Kahne Dodge 283 36. Dave Blaney Chevrolet 135 37. Ken Schrader Dodge 135 38. Bobby Labonte Chevrolet 51 39. Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 41 40. Ricky Rudd Ford 41 41. Hermie Sadler Ford Peak 37 42. Carl Long Chevrolet 26 43. Jeff Fuller Chevrolet 15 
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