NASCAR 2014 – CHASE FOR THE SPRINT CUP – RACE 3 – CHALLENGER ROUND

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dovA track overview of the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 3 for 2014 sprint Cup takes NASCAR to Dover International Speedway ( Dover , De.) for the AAA 400. This is the last race in the Challenger round. The bottom 4 in points will be eliminated. This 1 mile oval , known as The Monster Mile , is fast and tight in the corners. There are eight drivers within 12 points of the cut-off. The pit window is 60 -65 laps for this 400 mile , 400 lap race.

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Kevin Harvick has the pole. 2. Ky. Busch 3. Hamlin 4. Keselowski 6. Gordon 8. Johnson 12. Kahne 14. Kenseth 16. Logano 18. Edwards 20. Newman 21. Almirola  22. Ku. Busch 25. Earnhardt Jr. 27. Biffle  28. Allmendinger

Lap 1

- Harvick leads.

Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch lead off the start of the AAA 400.

 

Lap 43

- Harvick leads. 2. Keselowski 3. Gordon .  Allmendinger -4 , Ku.Busch -5 , Biffle -5 , Almirola -16

Lap 62

- 1 caution out for debris.

- Round of yellow flag pits.

- On restart ( lap 68 ) : Harvick leads.

Lap 76

- 2nd caution out as stenhouse Jr. hits wall.

- On restart ( lap 79 ) – Harvick leads.

Lap 115

- Harvick leads 2. Keselowski 3. Gordon ; Ku.Busch -1 , Biffle -1 , Allmendinger – 5 , Almirola -19

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Lap 124

- 3rd caution out for debris.

- Round of yellow flag pits.

- On restart ( lap 130 ) – Harvick leads 2. Keselowski 3. Gordon

Lap 173

- 4th caution out as Yeley hits wall

- Round of yellow flag pits.

- On restart ( lap 176 ) – Harvick leads 2. Keselowski 3. Kenseth

Lap 219

- Harvick leads 2. Keselowski 3. Johnson ; Allmendinger -2 , Biffle -5 , Kahne -9 , Almirola -18

Lap 254

- 5th caution out for debris as Harvick has tire go down.

- On restart ( lap 264 ) – Keselowski leads 2. Gordon 3. Ky. Busch

Lap 308

- Gordon leads 2. Keselowski 3. Ky. Busch

Lap 400

- Gordon cruises to win the AAA 400 from Dover. 2. Keselowski 3. Johnson 4. Logano 5. Kenseth 6. Larson 7. Truex Jr. 8. Newman 9. Bowyer 10. Ky. Busch

ELIMINATED FROM THE CHASE: ALLMENDINGER , BIFFLE , KU. BUSCH , ALMIROLA.

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Points reset for the Contender round.

1. Brad Keselowski – 3000 pts

2. Joey Logano – 3000 pts

3. Kevin Harvick – 3000 pts

4. Jimmie Johnson – 3000 pts

5. Jeff Gordon – 3000 pts

6.Kyle Busch – 3000 pts

7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 3000 pts

8. Matt Kenseth – 3000 pts

9. Ryan Newman – 3000 pts

10. Carl Edwards – 3000 pts

11. Denny Hamlin – 3000 pts

12. Kasey Kahne – 3000 pts

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