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Truex Jr. wins third race at Dover

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

Martin Truex Jr. won the postponed race on Monday of the Gander RV 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. The Mayetta, New Jersey native considers Dover International Speedway his home track.

Truex Jr. — driving the SiriusXM entry — led 132 laps of the 400 in this race. The Joe Gibbs driver also picked up 50 points and six playoff points. 

Driver Martin Truex Jr. does a burnout after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander RV 400
Martin Truex Jr. does a burnout after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander RV 400 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

He now has two wins in the past three events. He also won the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on April 13th in Richmond, Virginia.

In his career, this is his third win at the facility. He also had a win in the Citizen Soldier 400 on Oct. 2, 2016. 

In addition, he also won in the Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa on June 4, 2007. 

Alex Bowman finished in second place in the Nationwide Small Business entry. The Hendrick Motorsports driver also led 16 laps and picked up 48 points. 

Kyle Larson finished third in the Credit One Bank entry. He also picked up 46 points. 

In addition, NAPA Brakes entry Chase Elliott led 145 laps. Miller Lite entry Brad Keselowski led 58, and Haas Automation entry Daniel Suárez led 21 laps. 

Plus, Shell/Pennzoil entry Joey Logano led 16 laps. Axalta entry William Byron also led five laps. Ally entry Jimmie Johnson also led four laps. 

Pedigree entry Kyle Busch led one lap. Jimmy John’s entry Kevin Harvick also led one lap. Dockside Logistics entry Michael McDowell also led one lap. 

Three players did not finish the race. Reed Sorenson had an engine problem and left after lap 356. 

Spire Motorsports entry Quin Houff left on lap 168 after being ‘too slow.’ Rick Ware’s entry B.J. McLeod was the first out with an engine problem on lap 96.

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