Würth 400

Date: May 1, 2023
Event: Würth 400 (Round 11 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Cup Series
Location: Dover (Del.) Motor Speedway (1-mile, concrete oval)
Format: 400 laps, broken into three stages (120 laps/130 laps/250 laps)

Race Winner: Martin Truex Jr., of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota)
Stage 1 Winner: William Byron of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet)
Stage 2 Winner: Ross Chastain of Trackhouse Racing (Chevrolet)

SHR Race Finish:
● Aric Almirola (Started 19th, Finished 24th / Running, completed 397 of 400 laps)

SHR Points:
● Aric Almirola (25th with 181 points, 189 out of first)

Race Notes:
● Martin Truex Jr., won the Würth 400 to score his 32nd career NASCAR Cup Series victory, his first of the season and his fourth at Dover. His margin over second-place Ross Chastain was .505 of a second.
● Truex was the eighth different winner in the 11 NASCAR Cup Series races run this season.
● There were seven caution periods for a total of 46 laps.
● Only 12 of the 36 drivers in the race finished on the lead lap.
● Chastain leaves Dover as the new championship leader with a three-point advantage over second-place Christopher Bell.

Next Up:
The next event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the AdventHealth 400 on Sunday, May 7 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. The race begins at 3 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by FS1 and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.