Truex Too Strong at Dover

Martin Truex Jr pulled away in the closing laps to take an easy win at Dover Downs

Truex Too Strong at Dover

Truex took his third win of the year as he showed the way in his Chevrolet, Reed Sorenson the best of the rest, finishing second in his Dodge. Jamie McMurray, Dale Jarrett and Nextel Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson rounded out the top five.

Truex led most of the second half of the race as other cars struggled with handling problems, his win moving him up into third in the points standings.

After looking like contending for the win, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch both finished well down the order after they collided coming off turn four just before lap 150. Busch retired soon after, while Harvick limped home to finish 29th after making several pit stops to repair damage.

Points leader Carl Edwards also had a bad day, retiring with engine problems just over ten laps before the end, his lead dropping to just 74 points over second place finisher Sorenson.

MBNA RacePoints 200 - Dover International Speedway

Pos  Driver              Make       Laps
 1.  Martin Truex Jr.    Chevrolet   200
 2.  Reed Sorenson       Dodge       200
 3.  Jamie McMurray      Dodge       200
 4.  Dale Jarrett        Ford        200
 5.  Jimmie Johnson      Chevrolet   200
 6.  Tony Raines         Chevrolet   200
 7.  Jason Keller        Ford        200
 8.  Greg Biffle         Ford        200
 9.  Kenny Wallace       Ford        200
10.  Joe Nemechek        Chevrolet   200
11.  David Green         Ford        200
12.  Dave Blaney         Chevrolet   200
13.  Kasey Kahne         Dodge       200
14.  Ashton Lewis        Ford        200
15.  Stacy Compton       Ford        200
16.  Paul Wolfe          Dodge       200
17.  Randy LaJoie        Chevrolet   200
18.  J.J. Yeley          Chevrolet   200
19.  Clint Bowyer        Chevrolet   200
20.  Regan Smith         Dodge       199
21.  Geoffrey Bodine     Chevrolet   199
22.  Stanton Barrett     Chevrolet   199
23.  Justin Labonte      Chevrolet   197
24.  Denny Hamlin        Chevrolet   197
25.  Jeff Fuller         Chevrolet   196
26.  Aaron Fike          Ford        196
27.  Kertus Davis        Chevrolet   196
28.  Paul Menard         Chevrolet   195
29.  Kevin Harvick       Chevrolet   193
30.  Steve Grissom       Ford        192
31.  Carl Edwards        Ford        189
32.  Mark Green          Chevrolet   180
33.  David Stremme       Dodge       161
34.  Tim Fedewa          Dodge       160
35.  Johnny Sauter       Dodge       151
36.  Kyle Busch          Chevrolet   146
37.  Ron Hornaday        Chevrolet   138
38.  Jeff Green          Dodge        70
39.  Donnie Neuenberger  Ford         69
40.  Jon Wood            Ford         34
41.  Michel Jourdain Jr. Ford         34
42.  Scott Lagasse Jr.   Dodge        33
43.  Tyler Walker        Ford          8
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