NASCAR race results from Dover Motor Speedway
The NASCAR Cup Series is set to take the stage and conclude the race week in Dover, Delaware. It’s the DuraMax Drydene 400 on the 1-mile of Dover Motor Speedway.
View Dover results for the NASCAR Cup Series below.
Chris Buescher and Denny Hamlin set the front row. 400 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 120 (1-120 / 400)
Green, Hamlin spins the tires on the inside lane. Buescher leads Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson into turn one.
Lap 22, Chris Buescher struggles in the dirty air of Todd Gilliland. He loses the nose, lifts and runs up the track. Hamlin is on the gas and drives right by on the inside, Hamlin to the lead.
Lap 35, Larson is on the bumper of Denny Hamlin in the lead battle. They slice through lap traffic.
Lap 41, the competition caution is out. Hamlin leads the field to the pit lane.
Lap 68, caution for rain. Hamlin pits from the lead as many of the leaders stay out. Larson is handed the lead.
NASCAR throws the red flag due to weather.
A day later…
Green, Larson clears Elliott into turn one.
Lap 87, Austin Cindric is in the wall, caution.
Green, Elliott gets the jump on the inside lane. He completes the pass and Elliott leads off turn two.
Lap 99, Hamlin looks inside of Larson for 2nd. With fresher tires, he drives right by. Elliott leads by 1 second.
15 to go in stage one, Hamlin is on the bumper of Elliott for the lead.
10 to go, Hamlin runs high in turn three. He builds momentum off turn four and works inside of Elliott in turn one. Hamlin to the lead.
Denny Hamlin wins stage one at Dover Motor Speedway!
Dover Race Results (Stage 1) : 1. Denny Hamlin; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. Christopher Bell; 4. Ross Chastain; 5. Martin Truex Jr; 6. Kyle Larson; 7. William Byron; 8. Chris Buescher; 9. Kyle Busch; 10. Brad Keselowski;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 130 (121-250 / 400)
Hamlin wins the race to the pit exit. And just as he does, the left front wheel falls off. Hamlin returns to the pit lane and will be handed a big penalty later in the week. Ross Chastain is handed the lead.
Green flag on stage two, Chastain is clear into turn one as Martin Truex Jr takes over 2nd.
Lap 131, Bell has a wheel issue. He pits under green.
Lap 156, Larson spins off four. He makes light contact with the inside wall, caution.
Lap 189, Kurt Busch spins off turn two with help from AJ Allmendinger and tags the inside wall, caution.
Chastain leads most of the leaders to the pit lane. Byron wins the race to the pit exit with a two tire call. 8 cars stay out.
Green, Justin Haley is clear into turn one.
Lap 196, Erik Jones stuffs Joey Logano in the wall, caution.
Lap 210, Bowman looks inside of Haley for the lead in turn three. Kyle Busch has fresher tires and he closes on both of them.
Lap 212, Busch drives right by both of them on the inside. Kyle Busch leads.
Lap 233, Tyler Reddick pits under green as he has a tire coming apart.
Lap 237, Austin Dillon has a tire coming apart as well. Both those stayed out on the last stop.
9 to go in stage two, Cody Ware spins off turn four! As he bounces off the outside wall and comes back across the track, Hamlin is collected. Hamlin has major right side door damage.
Busch leads most of the field to the pit lane. Blaney and Burton stay out.
Green, Blaney leads into turn one. Kyle Busch and Truex split Burton three wide, Busch to 2nd.
2 to go in stage two, Busch is all over Blaney.
1 to go, Busch loses the nose in turn one. He gets loose in turn three.
Ryan Blaney wins stage two at Dover Motor Speedway!
Dover Race Results (Stage 2) : 1. Ryan Blaney; 2. Kyle Busch; 3. Alex Bowman; 4. Martin Truex Jr; 5. Harrison Burton; 6. Ricky Stenhouse Jr; 7. Ross Chastain; 8. Erik Jones; 9. Chris Buescher; 10. Chase Elliott;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 150 (251-400 / 400)
Blaney and Burton hit the pits. Busch is handed the lead.
Green flag on stage three, Busch leads Bowman off turn two.
100 to go, Busch leads Bowman by 1.5 seconds. Truex Jr is closing on both of them.
78 to go, Busch pits from the race lead with Bowman on his bumper. AJ Allmendinger’s tire has come off, just after a pit stop. The caution is out!
Truex Jr is handed the lead. He leads them to the pit lane but Chastain wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Chastain is clear into turn one. Chase Elliott clears Truex Jr via the outside lane.
67 to go, Suarez spins and the caution is out.
Green, Chastain and Elliott run side by side into turn one and off turn two. Laps later, they remain side by side, Chastain nearly brushes the wall and they fight for space off turn two.
59 to go
59 to go, Tyler Reddick spins. Chastain was ahead at the last timing line.
Green, Elliott drives it deep to the inside in turn one, clear. Elliott takes the lead. Stenhouse Jr moves to 2nd.
20 to go, Elliott leads Stenhouse Jr by 1.1 seconds.
5 to go, Elliott leads Stenhouse Jr by 2.3 seconds. He works heavy lap traffic and slices right through.
1 to go, Martin Truex Jr spins on the final lap while battling with Chastain for 3rd!
Chase Elliott wins at Dover Motor Speedway!
Dover Race Results
May 2, 2022
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Chase Elliott
2. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
3. Ross Chastain
4. Christopher Bell
5. Alex Bowman
6. Kyle Larson
7. Kyle Busch
8. Chris Buescher
9. Kevin Harvick
10. Erik Jones
11. Justin Haley
12. Martin Truex Jr
13. Chase Briscoe
14. Daniel Suarez
15. Cole Custer
16. Bubba Wallace
17. Michael McDowell
18. Corey LaJoie
19. Aric Almirola
20. Brad Keselowski
21. Denny Hamlin
22. William Byron
23. Austin Dillon
24. Harrison Burton
25. Ryan Preece
26. Ryan Blaney
27. Ty Dillon
28. Todd Gilliland
29. Joey Logano
30. Tyler Reddick
31. Kurt Busch
32. Josh Bilicki
33. AJ Allmendinger
34. Cody Ware
35. BJ McLeod
36. Austin Cindric
NASCAR Cup Series
After: Dover (May 2, 2022)
Pos | Driver | Points | Wins | Playoff Points
1. Chase Elliott
418 | 1 Win | 7PP
2. Ryan Blaney
368 | 4PP
3. William Byron
353 | 2 Wins | 13PP
4. Kyle Busch
353 | 1 Win | 5PP
5. Alex Bowman
349 | 1 Win | 6PP
6. Ross Chastain
338 | 2 Wins | 11PP
7. Martin Truex Jr
336 | 3PP
8. Kyle Larson
335 | 1 Win | 6PP
9. Joey Logano
10. Christopher Bell
11. Aric Almirola
12. Kevin Harvick
13. Chase Briscoe
270 | 1 Win | 6PP
14. Erik Jones
15. Austin Dillon
16. Tyler Reddick
249 | 2PP
17. Daniel Suarez
241 | 1PP
18. Austin Cindric
239 | 1 Win | 5PP
19. Chris Buescher
20. Kurt Busch
21. Bubba Wallace
214 | 1PP
22. Justin Haley
23. Denny Hamlin
204 | 1 Win | 7PP
24. Michael McDowell
25. Cole Custer
26. Ty Dillon
27. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
28. Corey LaJoie
29. Todd Gilliland
30. Brad Keselowski
150 | -10PP
31. Harrison Burton
32. Cody Ware
33. BJ McLeod
34. David Ragan
35. Garrett Smithley