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The Backup Car is Back Up Front: Chase Briscoe Earns Stage Two Victory at Dover

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 21: Chase Briscoe, driver of the #98 Ford, drives during the NASCAR Xfinity Series Toyota 200 at Darlington Raceway on May 21, 2020 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Chase Briscoe’s Sunday is already going much better than his Saturday did, as the Stewart-Haas Racing driver has won stage two at Dover International Speedway, his fifth stage win of the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series season.

Briscoe started at the rear in Sunday’s race, after an early race accident forced the No. 98 team to a backup car for Sunday’s event.

Saturday’s winner Justin Allgaier finished runner-up in stage two, followed by Ross Chastain, Austin Cindric and Noah Gragson inside the top-five.

Neither of the playoff bubble drivers – Brandon Brown and Jeremey Clements — earned stage points in the second stage of the race.

The only caution flag in stage two occured on lap 65 when Jeffrey Earnhardt made contact with the turn one wall after getting help from Riley Herbst.

Stage and Playoff Points Awarded in Stage 2:

Finish Driver Stage Points Playoff Points
1 Chase Briscoe 10 1
2 Justin Allgaier 9 0
3 Ross Chastain 8 0
4 Austin Cindric 7 0
5 Noah Gragson 6 0
6 Daniel Hemric 5 0
7 Brandon Jones 4 0
8 Brett Moffitt 3 0
9 Harrison Burton 2 0
10 Justin Haley 1 0

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