Chip Ganassi Racing

Truex dominates at Dover for 2nd Chase victory of season

Martin Truex Jr. watched season after empty season as other drivers hoisted trophies and celebrated championships and wondered if he was running out of time to become a winner.

Bad cars, bad teams, bad luck.

Whatever the cause, Truex was a journeyman driver seemingly doomed to a mediocre career. Now, what quantifies as a downer in Truex's career rebirth is that he failed to actually sweep the first round of the Chase — but two of three is pretty dominant.

"We're not messing around, I guess," Truex said. "We are here to get it done."

Truex's late-season surge extended Sunday at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in...