Wrap-up: Dover Int'l Speedway

Anthony Ballantoni

All three NASCAR top-level series races were active at Delaware's Dover International Speedway. The Gander Outdoors Truck Series drivers competed in the 200-lap JEGS 200 on Friday and the XFINITY Series took to the 1-mile concrete oval "Monster Mile" for Saturday's Allied Steel Buildings 200, also a 200-lap event. Sunday's weather did not work out for the Monster Energy Cup Series. After a rain-delay, the CUP cars were taking the warm-up laps prior to the green flag when heavy rain returned. The Gander RV 400 was postponed to Monday afternoon and all 400 laps were completed at that time. The results and upcoming scheduled events for the NASCAR Home Tracks and other series are also shown below.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (CUP)
QUALIFYING: Chase Elliott (No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro) won the Pole Award for the Gander RV 400 with a lap of 165.960 mph. This is his sixth pole in 124 CUP races and first in seven starts at Dover International Speedway. It is his second pole and sixth top-10 start in 2019. William Byron (second) posted his fifth top-10 start of 2019 and his first in three Dover races. Kyle Larson (third) scored his eighth top-10 start at Dover and sixth in 11 CUP races this season. Daniel Hemric (23rd) was the fastest qualifying Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender.
Did not qualify: No one. 37 cars entered for 40 spots in the lineup.

RESULTS: Martin Truex Jr. (No. 19 Toyota Camry) won the Gander RV 400, his 21st victory in 488 CUP races. This is his second victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2019. It is his third victory and 15th top-10 finish in 27 races at Dover. Alex Bowman (second) posted his first top-10 finish in seven Dover races and his second top-10 finish in 2019. Kyle Larson (third) scored his eighth top-10 finish in 11 races at Dover. Pole-sitter Chase Elliott led a race-high 145 laps and finished the 400-lap race in fifth place. Daniel Hemric (25th) was the highest ROTY contender.
Standings: Kyle Busch leads the point standings by 5 points over Joey Logano.

TOP 16 - Chase Contenders:
1. Kyle Busch
2. Joey Logano
3. Kevin Harvick
4. Denny Hamlin
5. Martin Truex Jr.
6. Brad Keselowski
7. Chase Elliott
8. Kurt Busch
9. Ryan Blaney
10. Clint Bowyer
11. Aric Almirola
12. Daniel Suarez
13. Alex Bowman
14. Ryan Newman
15. Kyle Larson
16. Erik Jones

NEXT: Saturday, May 11, Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval in Kansas City, KS)
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NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS)
QUALIFYING: Cole Custer (No. 00 Ford Mustang) won the Pole Award for the Allied Steel Buildings 200 with a lap of 157.329 mph. This is his eighth pole in 81 NXS races. This is his second pole and eighth top-10 start in 2019. It is his first pole in five races at Dover. Justin Allgaier (second) posted his eighth top-10 start of 2019 and his 10th in 17 Dover races. Austin Cindric (third) scored his third top-10 start at Dover and his seventh in ten NXS races this season. Chase Briscoe (seventh) was the fastest qualifying ROTY contender.
Did not qualify: No one - 38 entries for the 38 car field.

RESULTS: Christopher Bell (No. 20 Toyota Supra) won the Allied Steel Buildings 200, his 11th victory in 51 NXS races. This is his third victory and seventh top-10 finish in 2019. It is his second victory and third top-10 finish in three races at Dover. Justin Allgaier (second) posted his 10th top-10 finish in 17 Dover races and his fifth top-10 finish in 2019. Tyler Reddick (third) scored his second top-10 finish in four races at Dover. Pole-sitter Cole Custer led a race-high 155 laps and finished the 200-lap event in fourth place. Chase Briscoe (fifth) was the highest finishing ROTY contender.
Standings: Tyler Reddick leads the 2019 NXS point standings by 23 points over Christopher Bell.

TOP 12 - Chase Contenders:
1. Tyler Reddick
2. Christopher Bell
3. Cole Custer
4. Austin Cindric
5. Justin Allgaier
6. Chase Briscoe
7. John Hunter Nemechek
8. Ryan Sieg
9. Noah Gragson
10. Michael Annett
11. Justin Haley
12. Brandon Jones

NEXT: Saturday, May 25, Alsco 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval in Concord, NC)
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NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (GOTS)
QUALIFYING: Brett Moffitt (No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado) won the Pole Award for the JEGS 200 with a lap of 161.413 mph. This is his first pole in 42 GOTS races. It is his sixth top-10 start in 2019 and first in two GOTS starts at Dover. Johnny Sauter (second) posted his third top-10 start of 2019 and his eighth in 11 Dover races. Sheldon Creed (third), the fastest qualifying ROTY contender, scored his first top-10 start at Dover and his sixth in six series races this season.
Did not qualify: No one - 32 entries for the 32 truck field.

RESULTS: Johnny Sauter (No. 13 Ford F-150) won the JEGS 200, his 24th victory in 250 GOTS races. This is his first victory and fifth top-10 finish in 2019. It is his third victory and eighth top-10 finish in 11 races at Dover. Pole-sitter Brett Moffitt (second), who led a race-high 81 laps in the 200-lap race, posted his first top-10 finish in two races at Dover. It is his fourth top-10 finish in 2019. Harrison Burton (third), the highest finishing ROTY contender, scored his second top-10 finish in three Dover races.
Standings: Grant Enfinger leads the point standings by 4 points over Johnny Sauter.

TOP 8 - Chase Contenders:
1. Grant Enfinger
2. Johnny Sauter
3. Stewart Friesen
4. Brett Moffitt
5. Ben Rhodes
6. Matt Crafton
7. Harrison Burton
8. Austin Hill

NEXT: Friday, May 10, Digital Ally 250 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, KS
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NASCAR Home Tracks
ARCA Menards Series - (ARCA)
May 5, General Tire Music City 200 at Fairgrounds Speedway (0.596-mile oval in Nashville, TN)
Winner: Christian Eckes - Pole: Chandler Smith – Points Leader: Travis Braden
Next: May 19, Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Toledo (OH) Speedway (0.5-mile oval)

K&N Pro Series-East - (KNE)
May 4, Twin 100-lap races at South Boston Speedway (0.4-mile oval in VA)
Race 1 Winner: Tanner Gray - Pole: Tanner Gray - Points Leader: Sam Mayer
Race 2 Winner: Derek Kraus - Pole: Nick Sanchez - Points Leader: Derek Kraus
Next: Jun 1 at Memphis International Raceway (0.75-mile tri-oval in Millington, TN)

K&N Pro Series-West - (KNW)
Mar 30, ENEOS NAPA Auto 150 at Irwindale Speedway (0.5-mile oval in CA)
Winner: Trevor Huddleston - Pole: Hailie Deegan - Points Leader: Hailie Deegan
Next: May 11 at Tucson Speedway (0.375-mile oval in AZ)

Pinty’s Series - (NPS)
Season-opener: May 19 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (2.459-mile road course near Bowmanville, Ontario)

Whelen Modified Tour - (WMT)
Apr 7, Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (0.625-mile oval in CT)
Winner: Justin Bonsignore - Pole: Doug Coby - Points Leader: Doug Coby
(*) Next: Apr 28, NAPA Spring Sizzler 200 at Stafford Motor Speedway (0.5-mile oval in Stafford Springs, CT)
(*) Weather in the area. Was postponed to May 4-5. Postponed again, rain expected
on May 5th. The race now rescheduled to run on Friday night, May 10th.

Peak Mexico Series - (NPMS)
May 5, Grand Prix AirBit Club at Super Ovalo Chiapas (0.75-mile tri-oval in Tuxtla Gutierrez)
Winner: Santiago Tovar - Pole: Michael Dorrbecker - Points Leader: Ruben Garcia Jr.
Next: May 19 at Triovalo Internacional de Cajititlan (0.84-miles tri-oval in Jalisco, Mexico)

Other Series
Southern Modified Racing Series - (SMRS)
Apr 13, Prestoria Realty Group Night At The Races at Orange County (NC) Speedway
(Postponed, weather in NC, rescheduled date still not announced.)
Points Leader: Jeremy Gerstner