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FYI WIRZ: NASCAR’s Top 3 at Dover Surprise but Talk Before and After Flags

Sprint Cup teams used simple math near the final laps in Dover while trying to add a top finish to their points quest for the 2011 NASCAR season. The top three race cars to take the checkered flag at Dover International Speedway Sunday got there on a two-tire stop or less. Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards dominated the lead in the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks for many of the total laps, but it was the final 17 laps after the last pit stop that made the race exciting for mid-pack drivers. Both Johnson and Edwards took four tires to complete the race and relinquished their leading ways.  Many other teams took only two tires on the final pit stop.    Matt Kenseth came out quickly with a two-tire pit stop and never gave...

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