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NASCAR: Ryan Truex Cements Status as Next Big Thing with Strong Dover Finish

After a few years of Sprint Cup driver domination, the Nationwide Series has gotten back to its roots as a successful national driver development series for NASCAR's top tier. At Richmond, Ryan Blaney was the story, but it was another Ryan—Truex, the brother of Sprint Cup driver Martin Truex, Jr.—who made the biggest headlines at Dover, scoring the pole and a second place finish just a week and a half after an emergency appendectomy. The younger Truex won the Dover pole with a speed of 154.746 miles per hour. Though teammate Joey Logano took the lead at the start, Truex stayed toward the front of the field all day, finally taking the lead on lap 152 of 200. He hoped to take his first Nationwide Series win at the same track where...

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