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Wrap-up: The Monster Mile

Sunday, June 01, 2014


 

The Dover (Delaware) International Speedway hosted the Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 200 on Friday night, the Nationwide Series Buckle Up 200 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup FedEx 400 on Sunday. The latest results on the ARCA Racing Series and the NASCAR “Home Tracks” are also shown below.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Time Trials:
Brad Keselowski won the Coors Light Pole Award for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks with a lap of 21.892 seconds, 164.444 mph (a new track record). This is the No. 2 Ford Fusion driver's fifth pole in 174 NSCS races. It is his second pole and 10th top-10 start in 2014. This is Keselowski's first pole in nine races at Dover. He led one lap in the race and finished in second place.
Did Not Qualify: No one, only 43 cars entered for 43 spots.
Winner:
Jimmie Johnson won the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, his 68th victory in 448 NSCS races. This is the No. 48 Chevrolet SS driver's second victory and eighth top-10 finish in 2014. This is his ninth victory and 18th top-10 finish in 25 races at Dover International Speedway.
Contingency Awards - (Start, Finish, Points):
-3M Lap Leader: Jimmie Johnson, #48 272 Laps (4,WINNER,4th)
-American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Jimmie Johnson, #48
-Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #48
-Coors Light Pole Award: Brad Keselowski, #2 164.444 mph (POLE,2,8th)
-Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Matt Kenseth, #20 (21,3,LEADER)
-Moog Problem Solver: Tony Stewart, (crew chief: Chad Johnston) #14 -0.073 seconds
-Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Kyle Busch, #18 (2,42,7th)
-Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Kyle Larson, #42 (5,11,10th)

Standings:
Matt Kenseth leads the point standings by 2 points over Jeff Gordon.
Top 16 - Chase Contenders (G/L):
1. Matt Kenseth 1
2. Jeff Gordon -1
3. Carl Edwards 1
4. Jimmie Johnson 2
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 0
6. Joey Logano 1
7. Kyle Busch -4
8. Brad Keselowski 1
9. Denny Hamlin 5
10. Kyle Larson 3
11. Ryan Newman -1
12. Kevin Harvick 0
13. Brian Vickers -5
14. Paul Menard 2
15. Austin Dillon 0
16. Greg Biffle -5

Next:
Pocono 400, Sunday, June 4 at Pocono Raceway.
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NASCAR Nationwide Series
Time Trials: 
Sprint Cup regular Joey Logano won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Buckle Up 200 presented by Click It or Ticket with a lap of 23.155 seconds, 155.474 mph. This is the No. 22 Ford Mustang driver's 24th pole in 128 NNS races. This is his first pole and second top-10 NNS start in 2014 and his fourth pole in 11 NNS races at Dover International Speedway. Logano led 58 laps and finished the race in third place.
Did Not Qualify:None, 40 cars entered for 40 spots.
Winner: Sprint Cup regular Kyle Busch won the Buckle Up 200 presented by Click It or Ticket, his 66th victory in 280 NNS races. This is his third victory and 10th top-10 NNS finish in 2014. It is his fourth victory and 13th top-10 finish in 18 NNS races at Dover. Busch becomes the first driver to win both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series races in the same weekend at Dover.
Contingency Awards - (Start, Finish, Points):
-3M Lap Leader: Kyle Busch, #54 124 Laps (4,WINNER,NE)
-Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Joe Gibbs Racing Engines, #54
-Coors Light Pole Award: Joey Logano, #22 155.474 mph (POLE,3,NE)
-Duralast Brakes "Brake in the Race": Joey Logano, #22
-Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Trevor Bayne, #6 (5,2,4th)
-Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Chase Elliott, #9 (2,5,3rd)
  NE=Not eligible for driver points in this series.

Standings: Regan Smith leads the point standings by 4 points over Elliott Sadler.
Top 10 (G/L): (no change in order of top-10 this week)
1. Regan Smith 0
2. Elliott Sadler 0

3. Chase Elliott 0
4. Trevor Bayne 0
5. Ty Dillon 0
6. Brian Scott 0
7. Brendan Gaughan 0
8. James Buescher 0
9. Chris Buescher 0
10. Dylan Kwasniewski 0

Next: Michigan 250, Saturday, June 14 at Michigan International Speedway.
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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series
Time Trials:
Rain forced the line-up to be set by owner points. Sprint Cup regular (No. 18 Toyota Camry) Kyle Busch is the owner/driver of the No. 51 Toyota Tundra and started first. Matt Crafton and the No. 88 Toyota Tundra started second.
Did Not Qualify:None, only 35 trucks entered for the 36 spots.
Winner:Kyle Busch won the Lucas Oil 200, his 39th victory in 119 NCWTS races. This is the No. 51 Toyota Tundra driver's fourth victory and fourth top-10 finish in four 2014 NCWTS starts. This is his fourth victory and sixth top-10 finish in nine races at Dover.
Contingency Awards - (Start, Finish, Points):
-Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #51 (POLE,WINNER,NE)
-Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Toyota Racing Development (TRD), #51
-Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Ben Kennedy, #31
  NE=Not eligible for driver points in this series.

Standings:Timothy Peters leads the standings by 1 point over Matt Crafton.
Top 10 (G/L):
1. Timothy Peters 1
2. Matt Crafton -1
3. Johnny Sauter 1
4. German Quiroga -1
5. Ron Hornaday Jr. 0
6. Ben Kennedy 0
7. Ryan Blaney 2
8. John Wes Townley -1
9. Jeb Burton -1
10. Joey Coulter 2

Next: WinStar World Casino 400K, Friday June 6, at Texas Motor Speedway.
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Other Racing Series

ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards
June 1, Great Railing 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park (Millville, NJ)
Winner: Andrew Ranger   -   Pole: Andrew Ranger
Points Leader: Grant Enfinger
Next: June 7, Pocono ARCA 200 at Pocono Raceway (Long Pond, PA)

NASCAR K&N Pro Series-East
May 31, NASCAR Hall of Fame 150 at Bowman Gray Stadium (Winston-Salem, NC)
Winner: Ben Rhodes   -   Pole: Ben Rhodes
Points Leader: Ben Rhodes
Next: June 13, Pensacola 150 at Five Flags Speedway (Pensacola, FL)

NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West
May 24, Armed Forces 150 at Kern County Raceway Park (Bakersfield, CA)
Winner: Greg Pursley   -      Pole: Greg Pursley
Points Leader: Greg Pursley
Next: June 21, Carneros 200 at Sonoma (CA) Raceway.

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series
Next: May 18 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Winner: J.R. Fitzpatrick   -   Pole: Andrew Ranger
Points Leader: J.R. Fitzpatrick
Next: June 14, Budweiser 300 at Autodrome Chaudiére (Vallée-Jonction, Quebec)

NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series
May 25, Queretana 200km at Autódromo del Ecocentro de la Unión Ganadera
Winner: Ruben Pardo  -    Pole: Santiago Tovar
Points Leader: Daniel Suarez
Next: June 8, NMTS Mexico City at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez (Mexico City).

NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour
May 30, TSI Harley-Davidson 125 at Stafford (CT) Motor Speedway
Winner: postponed   -   Pole: Bobby Santos
Points Leader: Justin Bonsignore
For the second week in a row, this event was postponed due to weather.
Rescheduled: June 6, TSI Harley-Davidson 125 at Stafford (CT) Motor Speedway
Next: June 21, Mr. Rooter 161 at Waterford (CT) Speedbowl

NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour
April 12, Courtyard By Marriott/Pepsi 150 at Langley Speedway (Hampton, VA)
Winner:  George Brunnhoelzl III -   Pole: Ryan Preece
Points Leader: Andy Seuss
Next: July 4, NWSMT Caraway at Caraway Speedway in Sophia, N.C.



Tony Ballantoni runs the NASCAR coverage at RotoWorld.com.
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