Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/17/14
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When you look at Denny Hamlin's Talladega Superspeedway run, you can't say that running well at the back was a mistake; that was their strategy. I don't know if I like that strategy. I don't know if I saw any team with that strategy end up with a good finish. In terms of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, though, what I see with Hamlin is little by little, he's losing ground. After the Dover race, they were 16 points back. Now they're 25 points back. They just keep losing a little bit of ground, a little bit of ground, a little bit of ground, and they're going to have to start making some ground up. They're going to have to make ground up on two race teams -- one in particular -- that just don't seem to be faltering. Brad Keselowski has the points lead with a consistent string of finishes, while Jimmie Johnson is in second. Hamlin has fallen behind both of them. The one race for Keselowski that I raise an eyebrow about will be a racetrack wh...
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