Denny Hamlin’s team worked feverishly to get the No. 11 car back on track, after electrical issues sent them to the garage Sunday at Martinsville. Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
And then there were two. Just when it was looking like a three man race for the championship between Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin; Hamlin suffers a crushing electrical issue at a racetrack he has dominated at recently.
Heading into Sunday Hamlin had won three of the last six races at Martinsville, and he had finished outside the top-12 just once in his career at the half-mile paperclip. Sunday looked to be more of the same for Hamlin, as he had a stout car. He led 12 laps, despite getting busted for speeding on pitroad twice on the day. Hamlin talked about his speeding penalties after his disappointing day.
“I was doing what the crew chief said. I don’t know if that’s the right thing as far as NASCAR is concerned, bu...