DOVER, DE - Stafford Township native Martin Truex Jr. cruised to a decisive victory in Sunday's Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway.  This race reduced the field for the hase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field from 16 drivers to 12.  Truex had his fourth win of the season, his second at Dover and the seventh time in his career.  Truex beat runner-up Kyle Busch to the finish line by 7.527 seconds.

Truex advances to role as favorite to win the Sprint Cup considering his recent Chase-opening victory at Chicagoland, a few weeks back.  

The round of 12 now consists of:

Sign Up for E-News

Martin Truex Jr.
Chase Elliott 
Brad Keselowski
Matt Kenseth
Joey Logano
Jimmy Johnson
Austin Dillon
Denny Hamlin
Carl Edwards
Kurt Busch
Kevin Harvick

The second round of the Chase continues next week at Charlotte.