Martin Truex Jr. is the leader at the halfway point in the Bad Boy Off road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Truex, who is coming off a win in the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway, has dominated the first 150 laps. The No. 78 has been out front for 115 laps. He leads Jimmie Johnson and Toyota teammate, Matt Kenseth.
After starting second, Truex took the lead from pole-sitter Carl Edwards, who led the first 30 laps. Truex briefly gave up the lead to Brad Keselowski, who led two laps, during a round of green flag pit stops. He has been back out front ever since.
Dillon started 29th in a backup car and has struggled to advance through the field. He was lapped by Truex Jr. on Lap 66 and remains there at halfway. Dillon is 23rd. Buescher is two laps down in 34th-place.
There has been one caution – for debris – in the first 150 laps.