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Dialing It In: Denny Hamlin in the Catbird’s Seat to Make History in 2010

Three races to go, three contenders for this year’s championship trophy. Coming off the so-called “wild card” race of the Chase at Talladega, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick are separated by only 38 points – the smallest margin since the inception of NASCAR’s playoff format in 2004. With only three more weeks before a …

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Denny Hamlin Wins 2010 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville, Cuts Point Gap

Starting on the pole, Denny Hamlin dropped like a rock in the opening laps of Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500, yet in the closing laps, Hamlin’s No. 11 FedEx Toyota came to life and looked like it was being shot out of a cannon through the corners. Taking the lead with 29 laps to go, …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Kenny Wallace Worries About Future of Nationwide Independents

Off the racetrack, Kenny Wallace couldn’t be better, one of the sport’s leading analysts that keeps us all informed each weekend on SPEED’s NASCAR RaceDay. But on the track… it’s getting tougher and tougher for this 47-year-old to survive in a world where sponsorship is scarce. Now, his underdog Jay Robinson Racing team – who’s …

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Denny Hamlin Dominates 2010 Air Guard 400 to Claim Victory, No. 1 Seed at Richmond

Denny Hamlin dominated Saturday’s Air Guard 400 at Richmond, completing his worst-to-first transition by leading 251 of 400 laps for a second straight triumph in the fall event. Holding off a late charge by teammate Kyle Busch, he ended a personal two-month winless streak, earning the Chase’s top seed in the process with his sixth victory of the season.

Kevin Harvick Holds Off Brad Keselowski for 5th Nationwide Win at Richmond

Kevin Harvick dominated Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway, but had to deal with lapped traffic and a hard-charging Brad Keselowski to score the win. Leading four times for a total of 170 laps, Harvick appeared to have the race under control until a gaggle of lapped cars put Keselowski …

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