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The Pit Stop


September 26, 2009 10:49 PM

Clint Boyer dominates late.

Rain was threatening a complete run of the Dover 200 today for the Nationwide Series drivers.  Kyle Busch smoked the field on winning anther poll on the season for him.

Denny Hamlin said that he is worried about what he has. "We were okay in practice," said Martin Truex Jr.   "These Ford Fusions have been fast lately," said Carl Edwards.  "I'm fortunate to be in that 60."

"Hard to tell how we stack up," said Brad Keselowski.  "We got a great Verizon Wireless Dodge," said Justin Allgaier. "Great Clips Camery is pretty decent," said Jason Leffler. "I think were pretty good," said David Reutimann.

At the drop of the green flag it was one of the longest green flag runs of the season.  Kyle Busch quickly got the lead of the race and started to open up a big lead on the field.  He kept on leading laps and by lap 50 less than 20 cars were on the lead lap.  Clint Boyer though was the early rocket moving up the field and getting into the top 10 after starting 16th.

Green flag racing continues and the fist round of green flag pit stops started around 78.  Carl Edwards came in on lap 83 giving Brad Keselowksi.  He led a few laps and then missed pit entrance before he made his pit stop.  Other cars missed pit road as well.  Justin Allgaier wound up with a major long time on pit road due to his car not starting.

After pits stops cycled through Clint Boyer moved up to second with Kyle still in the lead.  By lap 95 only 11 cars were left on the lead lap.  The first caution finally came out around lap 110 for debris.

This brought in all the leaders and Kyle Busch won the race off pit road.  The green flag drops and we only get a short run this time and we go to around lap 120 before the next caution came out.

At the drop of the green flag Clint Boyer get the lead of the race and quickly moved into a big lead.  Kyle Busch on lap 128 lost second place to Carl Edwards. Ten laps later and Kyle was back in second.

Around lap 142 light rain started to fall on the track. A few more laps go by and the caution comes for Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman get together.  

With 50 laps left the green flag drops and Clint won the race to first with Carl Edwards in fourth.  Then it was Mike Bliss moving into second.  With 25 laps left Clint was leading Mike by around 1.5 seconds.

The caution finally comes out with 11 laps left as Brad Keselowski hits Denny Hamlin crashing his car.  Rain by this time was real close to the track.

The green flag drops and Clint Boyer quickly gets the lead of the race while Brad Keselowski takes over third place from Kyle Busch.  Clint was able to go on and win the race.

"It was good all weekend long," said Clint Boyer on his car. "Awesome day."

"He(Denny) tried to take advantage of me," said Brad Keselowski.   He stated that he could have given him the lane and finished fourth or fifth.

Every time we put a set of tires we just kept on getting looser said Kyle Busch.

Carl Edwards said the finishing fifth is not a disaster.  He also said that if he had one more pit stop he could have been competitive.

"I'm excited," said Mike Bliss when it came to driving this car.

After the race ended It was a 211 point  lead for Kyle Busch over  Carl Edwards.

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