Chase Elliott had an uncontrolled tire during the pit stop at the end of Stage 2. He make up his lost ground and got back into position to win. Gambling on older tires, he held off the field to win the Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover and locked himself into the Round of 8.
Kevin Harvick dominated the race, winning both stages and leading 286 laps. He had a valve stem knocked off with approximately 75 laps remaining. He was forced to pit a second time and lost a lap. Harvick finished sixth.
Kyle Busch started from the pole but faded early. A speeding penalty in Stage 3 dropped him to the back half of the lead lap. He finished eighth.
Martin Truex Jr. had a speeding penalty during a pit stop with 57 laps remaining. Truex was then hit by Brad Keselowski during the caution with four laps remaining in regulation. He finished 15th.
Joey Logano hit an axle from Ross Chastain‘s car with less than 60 to go. He missed the late-race accident and finished third.
Kurt Busch squeezed past Truex, Keselowski and Alex Bowman in a multicar accident with four laps remaining in regulation. He finished fifth.
Keselowski took two tires with 57 to go. He was collected in a multicar accident with four laps remaining after Aric Almirola bounced off the backstretch wall. Keselowski finished 14th.
Ryan Blaney almost made it through the Lap 396 caution but sustained damage to his right rear and placed 11th.
Outside the Top 12 Cutoff Line
Aric Almirola took the lead on a late race restart and was leading with eight laps remaining when Clint Bowyer wrecked. After pitting, Almirola restarted in sixth and bounced off the outside wall, collecting Keselowski, Truex and Bowman. He finished 13th.
Bowyer pitted for a loose wheel with 19 laps remaining. Eleven laps later, he pounded the wall and retired in 35th.
Kyle Larson dropped off the lead lap for part of the race but finished 12th.
Bowman lost a lap early in the race and struggled to regain it. He was swept into a multicar accident with four laps remaining. Bowman finished 28th and is 34 points below the cutoff line.