Rain at Dover helps Bodine end winless drought Let it rain!
At a race track where a casino is an integral part of the complex, Todd Bodine gambled and won big.
Despite spinning early in Friday's rain-shortened Lucas Oil 200, Bodine remained on the lead leap, and with a contrarian pit strategy, he worked his way into the lead. When rain forced NASCAR to call the race after 147 laps, Bodine was the winner, breaking a drought of 37 races dating to 2010.
The two-time series champion won for the 22nd time in his career after fending off an assault from Parker Kligerman, the race runner-up. Pole-sitter Kevin Harvick, who dominated the first half of the race, was third when NASCAR called the event after a second stoppage for rain.
Nelson Piquet Jr. finished fourth and Cale Gale fifth.
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