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Brad Keselowski finishes eighth at Dover International Speedway

Brad Keselowski finished eighth in the Drydene 311 at Dover International Speedway on Sunday.

The top-10 finish for Keselowski, his 17th of the year, added 36 points to his season total. He now ranks third in the NASCAR Cup Series with 881 total points.

Keselowski started in 12th position. The 13th-year driver has tallied 33 career victories, with 124 top-five finishes and 203 results inside the top 10.

Victory Lane at Dover International Speedway is a familiar place for Keselowski, who has one career win at the track. He has also compiled five top-five finishes at Dover and his eighth-place result marks the ninth top-10.

The Rochester Hills, Michigan native’s starting and finishing positions compared favorably to his career averages, starting two spots higher than his career mark of 14.4 and completing the race six places ahead of his 14.5 career average finish.

Keselowski’s eighth-place finish came against a field of 40 drivers. The race endured seven cautions and 40 caution laps. Prior to the checkered flag there were 15 lead changes.

Kevin Harvick earned the checkered flag in the race, and Martin Truex Jr took second. Jimmie Johnson placed third, William Byron took fourth, and Alex Bowman rounded out the top five.

In addition to earning the race victory, Harvick won both of the first two stages to finish off a dominant day in Dover.

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