Capping off a weekend of five races in three days, the NASCAR Cup Series will run the second of their doubleheader races in less than 24 hours.

After NASCAR has inverted the first half of the field putting the Wood Brothers number 21 car driven by Matt DiBenedetto on the pole with Rocket Man Ryan Newman starting alongside on the front row.

The starting lineup for the Drydene 311:
Matt DiBenedetto
Ryan Newman
Ty Dillon
Aric Almirola
Chris Buescher
Austin Dillon
Ryan Blaney
Tyler Reddick
Erik Jones
Cole Custer
Ricky Stenhouse JR
Brad Keselowski
Joey Logano
Jimmie Johnson
Clint Bowyer
Kevin Harvick
Kyle Busch
Martin Truex Jr
Denny Hamlin
Alex Bowman
Matt Kenseth
William Byron
Christopher Bell
Michael McDowell
Bubba Wallace
John Hunter Nemechek
Kurt Busch
Ryan Preece
Corey LaJoie
Daniel Suarez
JJ Yeley
Josh Bilicki
Brennan Poole
Quin Houfff
Timmy Hill
Reed Sorenson
Joey Gase
Garrett Smithley
BJ McLeod

In a doubleheader weekend, drivers must use the same cars for both races.  If a driver cannot use the same car for the second race, they will have to start the race from the back of the field.  Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch had to move to backup cars after crashes during the race.  Busch crashed out very early in the race after contact from Erik Jones.  Garrett Smithely’s team made an engine change and will have to start the race at the back of the field.

Stage one of the race is 70, stage two is 115 laps, and stage three is 126 laps.  With a fuel load of around 90 laps, the drivers cannot complete stages two or three without making a stop for fuel…and tires.

Matt DiBenedetto brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and jumps out in front for the lead.  Ryan Newman and Aric Almirola battle for second place with Almirola taking the spot.

Lap four, the top five are Matt DiBenedetto, Aric Almirola, Ryan Newman, Austin Dillon, and Chris Buescher.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr brings out the first caution flag of the race on lap six after hitting the wall.  Stenhouse gets loose after making contact with Joey Logano who was hit from behind by Erik Jones.  Joey Gase and Garrett Smithley get into a crash after the caution flag came out.  Chase Elliott gets into the back of Kyle Busch.  All of the drivers are on the crash clock except Chase Elliott who has taken his car to the garage with significant front end damage.

After the crashes, there are four cars laps down.  Chase Elliott and Joey Gase are out of the race.

Matt DiBenedetto brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 12 but it is Aric Almirola who gets out in front for the lead from the inside lane with Ryan Blaney in second; Matty D is back in third; Ryan Newman and Tyler Reddick round out the top five.

Drivers are getting three wide across the track as they battle for position.

Lap 16, Aric Almirola has a half second lead on Ryan Blaney with Matt DiBenedetto a second and a half back in third.

Lap 20, Aric Almirola has a one second lead on Ryan Newman with Matt DiBenedetto over two seconds back in third.

Lap 24, Ricky Stenhouse Jr is off the track.

Aric Almirola has a lead of nearly a second and a half on Ryan Newman; Matt DiBenedetto, Tyler Reddick, and Brad Keselowski round out the top five.

Lap 30, Aric Almirola has pulled out to a second and a half lead on Ryan Blaney with Mat DiBenedetto over three seconds back on third place.  There are 33 cars on the lead lap.

The caution flag comes out on lap 32 for debris on the track.

Some of the drivers come down pit road for adjustments and service including leader Aric Almirola.  Taking only two tires, Matt DiBenedetto wins the race off of pit road; Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson were among those drivers who also took only two tires.

After staying out on the track, Ryan Blaney brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 40 and gets out in front for the lead.  Pulling away after taking the lead, Ryan Blaney is already half a second in front of William Byron; Matt DiBenedetto is in third over a second back.  William Byron and Kurt Busch also stayed out on the track,

Lap 44, Ryan Blaney has pulled out to a lead of nearly a second on William Byron; Matt DiBenedetto, Brad Keselowski, and Kurt Busch round out the top five.

Lap 50, Ryan Blaney has a lead of over a second on William Byron; Matt DiBenedetto, Brad Keselowski, and Kurt Busch round out the top five.

Lap 53, Ryan Blaney has a one second lead on William Byron; Matt DiBenedetto is two seconds back in third battling with Brad Keselowski for the position.

Lap 60, 10 to go in stage one, Ryan Blaney holds on to his lead of a second on William Byron; Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, and Aric Almirola round out the top five.

Lap 65, the top five are Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, William Byron, Aric Almirola, and Brad Keselowski.

Lap 68, Kevin Harvick passes Ryan Blaney from the outside lane to take the lead.

Kevin Harvick wins stage one for his sixth stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Kevin Harvick
Ryan Blaney
William Byron
Aric Almirola
Brad Keselowski
Joey Logano
Matt DiBenedetto
Jimmie Johnson
Kurt Busch
Austin Dillon

Drivers come down pit road for adjustments and service with Kevin Harvick winning the race off of pit road.

Aric Almirola was caught speeding on pit road.

One of the oldest tracks on the circuits, the crews are looking at a  patch on the track and are working on making a repair.  NASCAR has red flagged the race so that the teams can make the repairs.  NASCAR reports that it will take 10 to 15 minutes to make the repair and have it dried enough for racing.

While fans are not allowed in the stands, there are a number of “Fat Heads” taking their place.

After an eleven minute red flag condition, NASCAR has displayed the yellow flag and the drivers are moving again.

Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 79 with Harvick getting out in front of Ryan Blaney for the lead.

Lap 80, the top five are Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, William Byron, and Denny Hamlin.

Lap 85, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of nearly a second on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano is over a second and a Half back in third.

Austin Dillon had to make a second trip down pit road with loose lug nuts.

JJ Yeley gets slowed down on the track and gets his car down pit road; the track stays green.

Lap 90, Kevin Harvick holds on to a one second lead on Ryan Blaney; Joey Logano is nearly two and a half seconds back in third.

Lap 92, the top five are Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, William Byron, and Denny Hamlin with 32 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 96, Kevin Harvick has increased his lead on Ryan Blaney to over a second and a half.

The caution flag comes out on lap 100 when Corey LaJoie gets slideways after some contact from Ty Dillon.

Kyle Busch has some damage to his car and is reporting a very tight condition.

Drivers come down pit road for service with Joey Logano winning the race off of pit road; Kevin Harvick came out second.

Jimmie Johnson was caught speeding on pit road.

Joey Logano brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 107 and edges out Kevin Harvick for the lead from the outside lane.

Lap 108, the top five are Joey Logano, Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr.

Lap 112, Joey Logano is in the lead with Kevin Harvick on his bumper and looking for the top spot and clean air.

Lap 115, Kevin Harvick passes Joey Logano for the lead; Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Truex Jr round out the top five.

Lap 118, Kevin Harvick has a half second lead on Joey Logano with Ryan Blaney over a second back in third.

Lap 121, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of a second on Joey Logano with Ryan Blaney in third over a second and a half back.

Lap 125, Kevin Harvick continues to gradually increase his lead on Joey Logano and is now over a second out in front; Ryan Blaney is over two seconds back in third.

Lap 128, after having to restart the race at the back of the field due to a speeding penalty, Jimmie Johnson is back in the top 20 in 19th place.

Lap 130, drivers are getting four wide across the track.

There are 29 cars on the elad lap.

Kevin Harvick has a lead of over a second and a Half on Joey Logano.

Lap 134, the top five are Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Truex Jr.

Lap 140, Jimmie Johnson is now in 14th after having to serve a speeding penalty.

Lap 141, Kevin Harvick is pulling away from the field and how has a lead of over two seconds on Joey Logano; Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Truex Jr round out the top five.

Lap 147, Kevin Harvick is now nearly three seconds in front of Joey Logano with Ryan Blaney over five seconds back in third.

There are 21 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 150, Kevin Harvick has just clinched the regular season championship with one more race to go – Daytona on the tri-oval.

Lap 155, Kevin Harvick is running away with the lead, he is now over five seconds in front of Joey Logano with Ryan Blaney nearly six seconds back.

Lap 160, Kevin Harvick is over five and a half seconds in front of Joey Logano; Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin, and Martin Treux Jr round out the top five. With 20 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 165, Kevin Harvick is driving his number four car like he stole it, he is now over seven seconds in front of Joey Logano; Ryan Blaney, Denny Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr round out the top five.

Lap 170, 15 laps remaining in stage two, Kevin Harvick has left the field behind with a seven and a half second lead on Joey Logano.

Lap 173, Kevin Harvick’s lead is approaching eight seconds on Joey Logano.

Ten laps to go in stage two, while Kevin Harvick leaves the field in his tracks; Jimmie Johnson has been roaring through the field after a speeding penalty and is just outside the top 10 in eleventh place.

Eight laps to go in stage two, Kevin Harvick continues to increase his lead and is now over eight seconds in front of Joey Logano.

Six to go in stage two; the top five are Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr, and Ryan Blaney.

Four laps remain in stage two, leader Kevin Harvick has put a number of drivers a lap down; there are only 18 cars on the lead lap.

Kevin Harvick wins stage two in a decisive manner with a lead of over eight seconds to sweep the stages.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Kevin Harvick
Joey Logano
Denny Hamlin
Martin Truex Jr
Ryan Blaney
William Byron
Alex Bowman
Cole Custer
Jimmie Johnson
Brad Keselowski

Drivers come down pit road for service with Kevin Harvick winning the race off of pit road.

Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 193 and jumps out in front for the lead with Joey Logano in second and Denny Hamlin in third; Martin Truex Jr and William Byron round out the top five.

Lap 195, Kevin Harvick has already pulled out to a lead of nearly a second on Joey Logano.

Lap 200, Kevin Harvick has a lead of over a second on Joey Logano; Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr, and William Byron round out the top five with 20 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 202, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a two second lead on Joey Logano with Denny Hamlin over three seconds back.

NBC Sports broadcaster pointed out that there are only nine drivers in the field who have more career wins than Jimmie Johnson has Dover wins; Johnson is the winningest driver at Dover with eleven wins.

Lap 290,the top five are Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr, and William Byron.

Lap 211, 100 to go, Kevin Harvick has dominated the race since he took the lead at the end of stage one and now has a lead of over two seconds on Joey Logano.

Lap 216, the caution flag comes out when Quin Houff spins out and manages NOT to hit anything.  With 96 laps remaining in the race, it is questionable as to whether or not the drivers can make it to the end of the race.

Drivers bring their cars down pit road for service with a nose to nose race off of pit road; Kevin Harvick came out first.

Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag restart with 90 laps remaining in the race and jumps out in front for the lead with Denny Hamlin taking second form Joey Logano; Alex Bowman and Martin Truex Jr round out the top five.  There are 21 cars on the lead lap.

With 88 laps to go, Kevin Harvick has already pulled out to a one second lead on Denny Hamlin.

With 86 laps to go, Kevin Harvick has a second and a Half lead on Denny Hamlin.

Reporting a possible loose wheel, Denny Hamlin has to bring his car down pit road for an unscheduled pit stop.

With 84 lpas to go, Kevin Harvick has a two second lead on Joey Logano; Martin Truex Jr, Alex Bowman, and William Byron round out the top five.  Denny Hamlin returns to the track in 29th place one lap down.

Lap 232, Kevin Harvick has a two second lead on Joey Logano with Martin Truex Jr in third nearly three and a half seconds back.

Lap 238, 73 to go, Kevin Harvick has a three second lead on Joey Logano.

Seventy to go, Kevin Harvick continues to pull away from the field and has a lead of nearly three and a half seconds on Joey Logano; third place driver Martin Truex Jr is nearly five seconds back.

With 64 laps to go, Kevin Harvick has a three and a half second lead on Joey Logano; Martin Truex Jr, Alex Bowman, and William Byron round out the top five.

Lap 254, Kevin Harvick continues to dominate the race with a lead of over three seconds on Joey Logano.

With 55 laps to go, Ryan Blaney gets slideways, but saves the car and loses several spots on the track. 

Kevin Harvick has a lead of nearly five seconds on Joey Logano.

Fifty to go, Kevin Harvick continues to dominate the race and has a lead of four and a half seconds on Joey Logano.  Jimmie Johnson has just run the fastest lap of the race.  Johnson is currently in seventh place.

Lap 265, Kevin Harvick’s lead is now over five seconds on Joey Logano with 18 cars on the lead lap.

With 43 laps remaining in the race, the top five are Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr, Alex Bowman, and William Byron.

Forty to go, Kevin Harvick holds on to his five second lead on Joey Logano; Martin Truex Jr is over six seconds back in third place.

With 33 laps to go, there are 17 cars on the lead lap with Kevin Harvick out in front by five seconds on Joey Logano.

Thirty to go, Martin Truex Jr has caught up to Joey Logano and is challenging for the position.  Kevin Harvick has checked out and is five seconds in front of the field.

The drivers are slipping and sliding all over the track with no grip on the track.

Twenty five to go, Kevin Harvick has a five second lead on Joey Logano; Martin Truex Jr, Alex Bowman, and William Bryon round out the top five.

The caution flag comes out on lap 288 when Corey LaJoie gets into the wall.

Drivers come down pit road for fresh tires and fuel.  Taking only two tires, Jimmie Johnson wins the race off of pit road with Kevin Harvick coming out second.

After taking just two tires, Jimmie Johnson brings the field down for the green flag restart with just 17 laps remaining in the race.  Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick go nose to nose with Kevin Harvick getting out in front to retake the lead.

The top five are Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr, William Byron, and Alex Bowman.

Martin Truex Jr passes Jimmie Johnson for second.

With 13 laps to go, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a two second lead on Martin Truex Jr.

Ten to go, Kevin Harvick has a lead of nearly three seconds on Martin Truex Jr;  team mates Jimmie Johnson, William Byron, and Alex Bowman round out the top five.

Lap 303, Kevin Harvick has increased his lead to over three seconds on Martin Truex Jr.

Six to go, Kevin Harvick continues to increase his lead on Martin Truex Jr and is not nearly three and a half seconds ahead.

Four to go, Kevin Harvick has a lead of nearly four seconds on Martin Truex Jr with Jimmie Johnson in third.

Kevin Harvick takes the white flag with a near four second lead on Martin Truex Jr.

Sweeping the stages, Kevin Harvick notches his seventh race win of the season to get his 56th career NASCAR Cup Series win, tying Kyle Busch for career wins.

Harvick’s win is also the 700th NASCR Cup win for Ford.

The unofficial results for the Drydene 311:
Kevin Harvick
Martin Truex Jr
Jimmie Johnson
William Byron
Alex Bowman
Joey Logano
Aric Almirola
Brad Keselowski
Austin Dillon
Cole Custer
Kyle Busch
Ryan Blaney
Kurt Busch
Chris Buescher
Matt Kenseth
Clint Bowyer
Matt DiBenedetto
Tyler Reddick
Denny Hamlin
John Hunter Nemechek
Bubba Wallace
Erik Jones
Corey LaJoie
Ryan Newman
Michael McDowell
Ryan Preece
Christopher Bell
Daniel Suarez
Ty Dillon
Brennan Poole
BJ McLeod
Josh Bilicki
Reed Sorenson
Quin Houff
Garrett Smithley
Timmy Hill
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
JJ Yeley
Chase Elliott
Joey Gase