Menard Qualifies 13th At Dover

Menard Qualifies 13th At Dover

October 5, 2019

Paul Menard and the No. 21 Menards/Cardell Cabinets Ford Mustang are set to start Sunday’s Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway from 13th place.

Menard earned that spot with a qualifying lap at 164.699 miles per hour on Saturday afternoon.

It was the 14th time in the 30 races this season that Menard has qualified 14th or better.

The Menards/Cardell Mustang was significantly faster in qualifying than it had been in the two practice sessions on Friday. In the opening practice, Menard was sixth quickest with a best lap at 160.995 mph. In a Happy Hour session in which the team focused on race set-up, he was 24th on the speed chart with a best lap at 157.253 mph.

Sunday’s 50th annual Drydene 400 is scheduled to start just after 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time with TV coverage on NBCSN.

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