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Martin Truex Jr takes 10th at Pocono Raceway

Martin Truex Jr. rounded out the top 10 in the Pocono 350 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.

The top 10 finish for Truex, his seventh of the year, added 37 points to his season total.

Truex started in 15th position and led five laps in the race. The 17th-year driver has piled up 27 career victories, with 104 top-five finishes and 212 results inside the top 10.

Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway is a familiar place for Truex, who has two career wins at the track. Over the course of his career at Pocono, Truex has also put together six top-five finishes and 12 top-10s.

The Mayetta, New Jersey native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting one spot higher than his career mark of 15.6 and completing the race seven places ahead of his 17.2 career average finish.

Truex’s 10th-place finish was against a field of 40 drivers. The race endured eight cautions and 32 caution laps. There were 12 lead changes.

Denny Hamlin earned the win in the race, and Kevin Harvick took second. Erik Jones placed third, Chase Elliott took fourth, and Aric Almirola finished off the top five.

After Kurt Busch won Stage 1, Brad Keselowski drove the No. 2 car to the win in Stage 2.

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