Logano Dominates Nationwide Race at Dover

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The wins just keep coming for Joey Logano in the Nationwide Series. This is Logano’s seventh win in the Nationwide Series this year. Logano didn’t start the race up front but that’s where he finished. Logano has now swept the Nationwide Race’s at Dover this season.

Darrell Wallace Jr started on the pole and he couldn’t stay up there for long. Justin Allgaier passed Wallace Jr on the first lap. It took Logano thirteen laps to get up front and he passed Allgaier on lap 13 for the lead.

The first caution of the afternoon came out on lap 46. The caution was for the competition caution NASCAR scheduled because of heavy rains the previous night in Dover. Kasey Kahne took two tires under the caution and he took the lead on the restart. Kahne couldn’t even hold the lead going into turn one and Logano passed him for the lead.

The halfway mark approached quickly in the race and Logano led followed by Allgaier, Kahne, Kyle Busch and Austin Dillon. The second caution of the day came out on lap 116 for Jeremy Clements who had smoke poor out the rear of his car after something broke.

Justin Allgaier was having a great run until he had to make an unscheduled pit stop after having a tire issue. Allgaier ended up going to the garage and he came back in the race to finish 30th. Sam Hornish Jr had been running down Joey Logano but Hornish had a tire going down with 36 laps to go and he had to pit. The third and final yellow flag came out with 24 laps to go for the No.39 of Tim Andrews who blew his engine.

The restart got a little wild after Kasey Kahne couldn’t get going and he got passed by a lot of cars. Kahne stacked up the whole field and Darrell Wallace Jr almost was spun around but he made a great save. Kahne bounced back to finish eighth.

Joey Logano continued to dominant the race and he went on to win at the Monster Mile. Logano said in victory lane that “My Monster trophy from my last win here needed a friend” and now that trophy has a friend because Logano will be bringing home another “Miles the Monster” trophy.

The Championship race is heating up and Elliot Sadler still leads the way after a fourth place finish. Second place in the standings is Ricky Stenhouse Jr and he wound up ninth. Austin Dillon remains in third place in the points and he finished tenth. Sadler now leads Stenhouse Jr by nine points and Sadler leads Dillon by 25.

The Nationwide Series is off next week but they will return on October 12th at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Results via Nascar.com

FIN

ST

CAR

DRIVER

MAKE

SPONSOR

PTS/BNS

LAPS

STATUS

1 18 Joey Logano Toyota Sport Clips 0 200 Running
2 33 Paul Menard Chevrolet Menards / Rheem 0 200 Running
3 43 Michael Annett Ford Pilot Flying J 41/0 200 Running
4 2 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet OneMain Financial 40/0 200 Running
5 54 Kyle Busch Toyota Monster Energy 0 200 Running
6 88 Cole Whitt * Chevrolet TaxSlayer.com 38/0 200 Running
7 11 Brian Scott Toyota Dollar General 37/0 200 Running
8 38 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet Great Clips 0 200 Running
9 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford Cargill / Rancher’s Reserve 35/0 200 Running
10 3 Austin Dillon * Chevrolet AdvoCare 34/0 200 Running
11 19 Mike Bliss Toyota Bandit Chippers 33/0 200 Running
12 20 Darrell Wallace Jr. Toyota Freightliner Trucks 32/0 200 Running
13 22 Ryan Blaney Dodge Discount Tire 31/0 200 Running
14 199 Ryan Truex Toyota SeaWatch International / Grime Boss 30/0 200 Running
15 44 Jeff Green Toyota G-Oil 29/0 200 Running
16 7 Danica Patrick Chevrolet GoDaddy.com 28/0 200 Running
17 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota AM-FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves / AC General 27/0 200 Running
18 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge Alliance Truck Parts 26/0 200 Running
19 30 Alex Bowman Chevrolet Allegiant Air 25/0 198 Running
20 81 Jason Bowles * Dodge SupportMilitary.org 24/0 198 Running
21 01 Mike Wallace Chevrolet HelpJD01.com 23/0 197 Running
22 124 Blake Koch Toyota Millennium VIP Group / Wings To Go 22/0 197 Running
23 27 J.J. Yeley Ford Drive Sober, Drive Alive DE 0 197 Running
24 41 Timmy Hill Ford Lilly Trucking 0 197 Running
25 23 Jamie Dick Chevrolet Viva Auto Group 19/0 197 Running
26 14 Eric McClure Toyota Hefty / Reynolds Wrap 18/0 197 Running
27 51 Jeremy Clements Chevrolet stjude.org / Clements Automotive 17/0 194 Running
28 4 Brad Teague Chevrolet Danny Efland Racing 16/0 193 Running
29 39 Tim Andrews Ford Go Green Racing 15/0 174 Running
30 31 Justin Allgaier Chevrolet Brandt 15/1 164 Running
31 40 Erik Darnell Chevrolet Curtis Key Plumbing 13/0 148 Running
32 52 Justin Jennings Chevrolet Jimmy Means Racing 0 108 Running
33 70 Tony Raines Dodge ML Motorsports 0 53 Out of Race
34 86 Kevin Lepage Ford Qello 10/0 35 Running
35 108 Danny Efland Ford Randy Hill Racing 9/0 14 Running
36 175 Scott Riggs Chevrolet Rick Ware Racing 0 14 Running
37 171 Carl Long Ford Rick Ware Racing 7/0 12 Running
38 46 Chase Miller Chevrolet The Motorsports Group 6/0 9 Running
39 42 Josh Wise Chevrolet Key Motorsports 0 6 Out of Race
40 100 Michael McDowell Toyota OCR Gaz Bar 0 6 Running
41 47 T.J. Bell Chevrolet Curtis Key Plumbing 3/0 6 Running
42 15 Kelly Bires Chevrolet Rick Ware Racing 2/0 4 Running
43 10 Charles Lewandoski Toyota Tri-Star Motorsports 1/0 3 Running

 

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