On Top of the #NASCAR Xfinity Series Chase Grid
By virtue of his two Dash 4 Cash wins (the other came in April at Bristol, a race he also won) along with two said race victories, Eric Jones now sits atop the XFINITY Series Chase Grid with three wins. He's fifth overall in the points standings and would be higher had he not wrecked from the pole in the Dash 4 Cash race last month at Richmond.
"It's pretty cool to get another win here ... at Dover and another Dash 4 Cash race," Jones said. "I wouldn't say (the new format plays to my strengths), I'd say that it's more the tracks; that they're at tracks that I've had historically good runs at. They just kind of work out that way. ...
With three Dash 4 Cash races in the books, only Saturday's Heat 2 winner, Dillon (winner of the second event at Richmond), still has a shot at earning a Chase berth by acquiring a pair of D4C wins. The RCR driver finished fifth, while Heat 1 winner Allgaier landed a spot ahead in fourth. Suarez was ninth.
Drivers will have one last chance at the $100,000 check on July 23 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Lilly Diabetes 250 (3:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN).