TC Daily Pit Stop: NASCAR Cup Race Postponed to Monday; Ryan Truex FINALLY Breaks Through For NASCAR Xfinity Win; Rain Hands Kyle Busch Pole For Cup Race
TC Daily Pit Stop: Sunday, April 30th, 2023
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Persistence is a hell of a thing, and at Dover Motor Speedway in Saturday’s A-Game 200, Ryan Truex proved it pays off. The 31-year-old brother of Martin Truex Jr., who has tried and been so close to victory over 13 years in the NASCAR National Series ranks, finally broke through for his first-career NASCAR Xfinity Series win.
Not only did Truex score the win, but he was the dominant man on the day. Truex led a race-high 124 laps and won both Stages 1 and 2 on his path to victory. Down the stretch, Truex was perfect on a late green flag pit sequence, which sealed the victory over Josh Berry.
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Parker Kligerman had a full range of emotions this weekend in the NASCAR Xfinity Series A-Game 200 at Dover. He was awarded the pole when the weather rained out qualifying. But then the driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet saw an early end to his race, when Corey Heim made contact and sent him to pound the inside wall.
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NASCAR saw enough of the radar by 10:30 AM ET on Sunday to realize racing would not be happening on Sunday at Dover Motor Speedway and opted to postpone the Wurth 400 to Monday, May 1st at Noon ET.
The race will still be televised by FS1 and the radio broadcast will still be available on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. According to Weather.com, there is a 6% chance of rain tomorrow at Dover.
Photo by Andrew Coppley / HHP for Chevy Racing
When the race does go green on Monday, it will be Kyle Busch, who won last week’s race at Talladega Superspeedway, that will start from the pole. Busch was awarded the pole by way of the NASCAR Metric Formula after rain washed out Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series qualifying session.
Christopher Bell, the NASCAR Cup Series point leader, will start from second.
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In a breath-taking side-by-side battle over the course of a green-white-checkered finish in Saturday’s ARCA East race at Dover, it was Jake Finch that scored his first-career ARCA Menards Series East win over Landen Lewis.
Finch led 89 of the 127 laps on the day, and he was able to hang on in a tough battle with Lewis in the closing laps.
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