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Fresh Tires Bring Denny Hamlin Cup Win at Richmond

Denny Hamlin celebrates his win in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond, April 2022. Photo: NKP

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

For the fourth time in his NASCAR Cup Series career, Denny Hamlin was victorious at Richmond Raceway. The Chesterfield, Va. native captured the Toyota Owners 400 on Sunday (April 3), utilizing fresh tires in the closing laps to run down the leaders. Hamlin only led the final five laps of the race, passing William Byron …

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Ryan Blaney Wins Richmond Cup Pole

Ryan Blaney

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

Ryan Blaney claimed the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Blaney clocked in with a lap of 119.782 mph, beating out William Byron‘s 119.585 mph lap. It is Blaney’s third pole of the season and the ninth of his career. It’s his second consecutive pole. “I will say (Richmond’s) definitely not …

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