Dover Race Advance

AAA 400 Drive for Autism – Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN

 

ADVANCE NOTES
Bayne at Dover International Speedway


• Trevor Bayne will make his seventh Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) start at Dover this weekend.
• In six previous starts, Bayne has a career-best finish of 10th in the 2016 spring race. He finished 21st in last season’s spring event, and 24th last fall.
• In seven career starts in the Xfinity Series at “The Monster Mile,” Bayne has recorded two top-five finishes, six top-10 finishes and has an average finish of 9.3. His best finish of second came in the May 2014 event at the one-mile oval.

 

Matt Puccia at Dover International Speedway


• Puccia will be atop the box for his 14th MENCS event at Dover on Sunday afternoon. In 13 previous races, Puccia recorded a best finish of ninth with former driver Greg Biffle in the Oct. 2013 event.

 

On the Car AdvoCare is currently in its fourth season as a primary partner on the No. 6 in the MENCS for Roush Fenway Racing. They spent one year as the primary sponsor on the No. 6 in the Xfinity Series prior to making the move with Trevor Bayne and the No. 6 to the MENCS.


Recapping Talladega
Bayne was collected in an early multi-car accident at Talladega last Sunday, getting clipped from behind in his AdvoCare Ford Fusion to finish 38th.


QUOTE WORTHY
Bayne on racing at Dover:
“Dover is a fast but challenging track. It’s a place where we carry a load of speed through the corners and it can get dicey at times. We’re looking forward to getting there and hopefully having a strong run in our AdvoCare Ford Fusion.”