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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