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Truex has one win and three runner-up finishes in the last four Dover races. He has eight top-five finishes in the last nine races at the 1-mile track.
Truex will be joined on the front row by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin, who has a series-high nine top-five finishes this season.
WHERE EVERYONE IS STARTING: Dover Cup starting lineup
The Dover Cup starting lineup is set by using a formula based on four statistical categories: owner points position, owner final race position, and the finish and fastest lap from the most recently completed race.
Performance Metrics Qualifying is a formula based on the previous race. The formula is 15% of a fastest lap time position, 25% of the driver’s final race finish position, 25% of the owner’s final race position and 35% of the owner points position. Any ties will be broken by the rule book.
NASCAR Cup Series at Dover
Race time: 2 p.m. ET Sunday
Track: Dover International Speedway (1-mile speedway)
Forecast: The wunderground.com forecast calls for partly cloudy skies, a high of 72 degrees and a 11% chance of rain.
Length: 400 laps (400 miles)
Stages: Stage 1 ends Lap 120. Stage 2 ends Lap 240.
TV coverage: FS1
Radio: Motor Racing Network (also SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
Starting lineup: Dover Cup starting lineup
Next Xfinity race: Saturday at Dover International Speedway (200 laps, 200 miles), 1:30 p.m. ET on FS1
Next Truck race: May 22 at Circuit of the Americas (42 laps, 143 miles), 1 p.m. ET on FS1
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Dover Cup starting lineup: Martin Truex Jr. starts on pole originally appeared on NBCSports.com