Clint Bowyer places sixth at Dover International Speedway

Clint Bowyer finished sixth in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway on Saturday.

The top-10 finish for Bowyer, his seventh of the year, added 46 points to his season total. He has 664 total points, good enough for 11th place in the NASCAR Cup Series.

Bowyer started in fourth position. The 16th-year driver has earned 10 career victories, with 82 top-five finishes and 220 results inside the top 10.

In his career at Dover International Speedway, Bowyer has compiled three top-five finishes and his sixth-place result marks the 16th top-10.

The Emporia, Kansas native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting 13 spots higher than his career mark of 17.3 and completing the race 10 places ahead of his 16 career average finish.

Bowyer’s sixth-place finish was against a field of 40 drivers. The race endured four cautions and 21 caution laps. There were 15 lead changes.

Denny Hamlin secured the victory in the race, and Martin Truex Jr finished second. Kyle Busch placed third, Kevin Harvick brought home fourth, and Chase Elliott rounded out the top five.

In addition to earning a race victory, Hamlin won both of the first two stages to finish off an impressive day in Dover.

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