All three Joe Gibbs Racing teams finished in the top 10 in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on Sunday, with Kyle Busch leading the way with his seventh-place finish.
Busch led 302 laps in the 400-lap event, but the driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry had to stop in the final laps for fuel, relegating him to seventh. JGR teammate Denny Hamlin had the same luck as Busch, needing to bring in the #11 FedEx Office Toyota in the late stages of the race for fuel; Hamlin, who started on the pole, led the first 34 laps and ran in the top three throughout the event, but finished eighth after pitting.
Joey Logano, in the #20 Home Depot Toyota, couldn’t capitalize on his Nationwide Series win on Saturday at Dover, but did manage to earn a 10th-place finish; it was his third top 10 finish in the last three races.
Brad Keselowski won the AAA 400 at Dover, followed across the finish line by Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin, Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards.
Hamlin sits 16 points back of points leader Keselowski in third place in points. Busch and Logano maintained 13th and 18th, respectively.
The Sprint Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway for the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 on Sunday, October 7th. Stay up-to-date with JGR at joegibbsracing.com.
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