Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/23/12
Denny Hamlin exacted his revenge in the Sylvania 300 on Sunday. After laying down what he described as "the burnout of the year" -- all the way down the frontstretch of the New Hampshire Motor Speedway -- he pointed up into the crowd, verifying that calling his shot in tweeting "we will win" had come to fruition. "I don't want to sound too cocky, but I knew what I was capable of," Hamlin said following the NASCAR Sprint Cup win. Despite an air-pressure mistake before qualifying that forced him to start from 32nd Sunday, and a couple of untimely cautions during the race, nothing was going to stop Hamlin from spanking the Sprint Cup field. "Kept waiting for him to make a mistake and he didn't," said Jimmie Johnson, who finished second. Hamlin captured the lead for the first time on Lap 94 -- six laps earlier than he predicted. Although other drivers were able to lead laps, no driver was able to pass the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota after Hamlin took the point. By Lap 272, Hamli...
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