Chase Briscoe collects Dover win despite starting at rear

Despite starting at the rear due to going to a backup car, Chase Briscoe would go the distance and claim the victory at the “Monster Mile” Sunday afternoon. 

The win is Briscoe’s sixth of the season. Briscoe’s six wins now lead the Xfinity field. 

Brett Moffitt would lead through the first lap of the race and continued to hold the top position through lap 10 before Vinnie Miller and Jeffrey Earnhardt made contact and scattered debris in turn three. 

Moffitt would continue to lead the field through the competition caution on lap 20. On the lap 25 restart, Ross Chastain would overtake Moffitt. Chastain would vault ahead to a two-plus second lead and maintain the top position to pick up his first playoff point and stage win of the season upon the conclusion of stage one. 

Brandon Jones would win the race off pit road and lead the field at the onset of stage two on lap 53. Justin Allgaier, however, would quickly get a big jump and propel to first ahead of Jones on the same lap. 

Allgaier would continue to hold off Chastain and Briscoe for the lead. The tight field would get lumped closer together after Earnhardt and Riley Herbst contact would lead to another caution. Briscoe would quickly power ahead of Chastain and would utilize the outside lane to take the lead over Allgaier on lap 71. Briscoe would hold the lead through the conclusion of stage two. The stage win would be Briscoe’s fifth of the season. 

Briscoe would win the race off pit road and start atop the field at the beginning of the final stage. Although Chastain would make moves to overtake Briscoe, the latter’s speed would eventually push ahead to a second-plus lead over the former and would lead through until the final pit stops of the race. Once the field cycled through, Briscoe would lead once more with 12 to go and would hold a two-plus second lead over Chastain to claim the victory. 

Chastain would finish second. Chastain has now finished inside the top 10 in 13 of his past 14 Xfinity races. Chastain now has 18 top-10 finishes this season, which leads the field. 

Allgaier would finish seventh after picking up the victory in the first race at Dover. Allgaier has now finished inside the top 10 in six of his past seven races. 

Moffitt, who started on the pole, would finish 10th. Five of Moffitt’s six career top-10 finishes in the Xfinity Series have come this season. 

The Xfinity Series will head to Daytona International Speedway on Friday. TV coverage of the race will begin Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Network. 

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