The second a part of the NASCAR playoffs begins in Dover, with 12 drivers remaining within the hunt for a championship.
Chase Elliott gained final week’s race on the Roval in Charlotte, however the actual drama occurred behind him: Alex Bowman’s second-place end was simply sufficient to make the lower as a top-12 driver within the standings, with the assistance of a near-crash from Ryan Newman, who in any other case would have overwhelmed out Bowman for the ultimate spot within the prime 12.
The Roval was the primary playoff race not gained by Martin Truex Jr., who sits in second place within the playoff standings, behind solely Kyle Busch.
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Denny Hamlin, who’s in third within the standings, gained the regular-season race at Dover and has the pole Sunday.
Sporting Information is monitoring stay updates and highlights from the Drydene 400 at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Comply with alongside beneath (all occasions ET).
Drydene 400 stay updates, highlights
three:24 p.m.: All however 5 of the lead drivers pit on lap 77.
three:14 p.m.: Martin Truex Jr. passes Larson for second, however Hamlin remains to be the chief as we close to the midway level of Stage 1.
three:08 p.m.: Elliott is within the storage.
three:04 p.m.: Hamlin and Kyle Larson are already working into lap visitors.
2:53 p.m.: Simply 9 laps in, two playoff drivers have run into issues. Chase Elliott pulls into pit row with engine issues, and the warning flag flies.
2:48 p.m.: Drama earlier than the inexperienced flag, as Joey Logano is headed to the storage with a rear axle downside.