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Wrap-up: Dover and Las Vegas

Sunday, September 29, 2013


The Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware hosted the Nationwide Series 5-hour ENERGY 200 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup AAA 400 on Sunday. The Camping World Truck Series held the Smith's 350 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday. The K&N Pro Series-East, K&N Pro Series-West and Whelen Modified Tour were also in action this past weekend.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Time Trials
: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88 Chevrolet) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the AAA 400 with a lap of 161.849 mph. This is his 13th pole in 498 NSCS races and his second pole and seventh top-10 start in 2013. This is his first pole in 28 races at Dover. He led 80 laps in the race and finished in second place.
Did Not Qualify: None. Only 43 teams on the entry list.
Winner:  Jimmie Johnson (48 Chevrolet) won the AAA 400, his 65th victory in 428 NSCS races. This is his fifth victory and 18th top-10 finish in 2013. It is his eighth victory and 17th top-10 finish in 24 races at Dover.
Contingency Awards (eligibility based on decal display):
-3M Lap Leader: Jimmie Johnson, #48 243 Laps (started 8th, finished 1st)
-Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #48
-American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 (1st, 2nd)
-Coors Light Pole Award: Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 161.849 mph
-Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race": Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88
-Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18 (14th, 5th)
-Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver: Alan Gustafson (Jeff Gordon #24) (16th, 4th)
-Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Carl Edwards, #99 (4th, mechanical problems, 35th)
-Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #17 (15th, 17th, 19th in points)

Standings: Matt Kenseth leads the point standings by 8 points over Jimmie Johnson.
Chase Standings (G/L):
1. Matt Kenseth 0
2. Jimmie Johnson 1
3. Kyle Busch -1
4. Kevin Harvick 2
5. Jeff Gordon 3
6. Greg Biffle -1
7. Ryan Newman 2
8. Clint Bowyer 2
9. Kurt Busch -2
10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1
11. Carl Edwards -7
12. Joey Logano 0
13. Kasey Kahne 0

Next: Hollywood Casino 400, Sunday, Oct. 6 at Kansas Speedway
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NASCAR Nationwide Series
Time Trials: 
Sprint Cup regular Joey Logano won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 5-hour ENERGY 200 with a lap of 155.172 mph. This is the No. 22 Ford driver's 23rd pole in 123 NNS races; his first NNS pole and eighth top-10 start in 2013 and his third pole in ten NNS races at Dover.
Did Not Qualify: No one, only 39 teams entered.
Winner: Sprint Cup regular Joey Logano won the 5-hour ENERGY 200, his 21st victory in 123 NNS races. This is the No. 22 Ford driver's third NNS victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2013. It is his fourth victory and seventh top-10 finish in ten NNS races at Dover. Logano becomes the first driver in NASCAR national series history to win four consecutive races at Dover.
Contingency Awards (eligibility based on decal display):
- 3M Lap Leader: Kyle Busch, #54 - 89 of 200 Laps (started 5th, finished 8th)
- Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race": Austin Dillon, #3 (3rd, 6th)
- Mahle Clevite Engine Builder: Roush-Yates Engines, #22 (Logano's race-winning car)
- Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Larson, #32 (17th, 2nd)
- Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Kyle Larson, #32

Standings: Sam Hornish Jr. leads the point standings by 4 points over Austin Dillon.
Top 10 (G/L):
1. Sam Hornish Jr. 0
2. Austin Dillon 0
3. Elliott Sadler 1
4. Regan Smith -1
5. Brian Vickers 0
6. Justin Allgaier 0
7. Brian Scott 0
8. Trevor Bayne 0
9. Kyle Larson 0
10. Parker Kligerman 0

Next: Kansas Lottery 300, Saturday, Oct. 5, at Kansas Speedway
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Time Trials:
Ty Dillon (3 Chevrolet Silverado) won the Keystone Light Pole Award for the Smith's 350 with a lap of 177.078 mph. This is his fourth pole in 42 NCWTS races; his first pole and 13th top-10 start in 2013 and his first pole in two races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He led 21 laps in the race and finished in fourth place.
Did Not Qualify: None, only 29 trucks entered.
Winner: Timothy Peters (17 Toyota Tundra) won the Smith's 350, his seventh victory in 157 NCWTS races. This is his second victory and 10th top-10 finish in 2013. This is his first victory and fourth top-10 finish in six races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Contingency Awards (eligibility based on decal display): 
- Keystone Light Pole Award: Ty Dillon, #3 177.078 mph (started 1st, finished 4th)
- Mahle Clevite Engine Builder: Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines, #3 (Ty Dillon's car)
- Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Timothy Peters, #17 (12th, 1st)
- Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Darrell Wallace Jr. #54 (17th, 5th)

Standings: Matt Crafton leads the standings by 41 points over James Buescher.
Top 10 (G/L):
1. Matt Crafton 0
2. James Buescher 0
3. Ty Dillon 0
4. Jeb Burton 0
5. Miguel Paludo 1
6. Timothy Peters 1
7. Ryan Blaney -2
8. Johnny Sauter 0
9. Darrell Wallace Jr. 0
10. Brendan Gaughan 0

Next: fred's 250, Saturday, Oct. 19, at Talladega Superspeedway
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Other Racing Series
ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards

Sept. 20, ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky Speedway
Winner: Corey LaJoie   -   Pole: Frank Kimmel (Rain; field set by points)
Points Leader: Frank Kimmel
Next (season finale): Oct. 4, Kansas Lottery 98.9 at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR K&N Pro Series-East
Sept. 27, Drive Sober 150 at Dover International Speedway
Winner: Austin Hill - Pole: Cale Conley
Points Leader: Dylan Kwasniewski
Next (season finale): Oct. 18, NKNPS-East Road Atlanta at Road Atlanta (Braselton, GA)

NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West
Sept. 28, NAPA Auto Parts 150 at NAPA Speedway (Albuquerque, NM)
Winner: Greg Pursley   -   Pole: Derek Thorn
Points Leader: Derek Thorn
Next: Oct. 12, Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All American Speedway (Roseville, CA)

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series
2013 CTS Champion: Scott Steckly
2013 CTS Rookie of the Year: Alex Guenette

NASCAR Toyota Series-Mexico

Sept. 8, Puebla 240 at Autodromo Miguel E. Abed (Puebla, Mexico)
Winner: Patrick Goeters  -  Pole: Rafael Martinez (Set by owner points; rain)
Points Leader: Homero Richards
Next: Oct. 13, Aguascalientes 240 at Autodromo Internacional de Aquascalientes

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
Sept. 29, CARQUEST Fall Final at Stafford (Conn.) Motor Speedway
Winner: Donny Lia - Pole: Donny Lia
Points Leader: Ryan Preece
Next (season finale): Oct. 20, Sunoco World Series 150 at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway



Tony Ballantoni runs the NASCAR coverage at RotoWorld.com.
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