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Martin Truex Jr. wins Stage 2 of Pure Michigan 400

For the 15th time this season, Martin Truex Jr. plays his strategy perfectly to claim another stage win.

Martin Truex Jr. won Stage 2 of today’s Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway, claiming his 15th stage win of the year.

Truex led the final seven laps of the stage after he inherited the lead during green flag pit stops. Truex had pitted before the rest of the field due to a vibration from a tire.

The top 10 after 120 laps is Truex, pole-sitter Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney, Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin.

Suarez had begun the stage in first after not pitting under caution. He was able to run in second before pitting on Lap 92.

There were no accidents in the stage. The stage cautions have been the only cautions of the race.

Keselowski won Stage 1 and has led 103 laps so far.

The race is scheduled to end on Lap 200.

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