Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/21/14

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 14: Denny Hamlin, sits aboard the #11 Fed Ex Ground Toyota during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Checker O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 14, 2009 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Just what is causing so much frustration for Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers in races? It's a combination of things. Some of the drivers whom I picked up on being a little frustrated - and some who were a lot frustrated - include Denny Hamlin. Even though he won the race at New Hampshire last week in very dominating fashion, when you look at the past four races, including Richmond, his Joe Gibbs Racing team has had a number of fuel-related issues. The problem is that Denny has been running well every week. He was good at Chicago, he maybe didn't have a race-winning car, but he was good. He was good Sunday at Dover. He was good at Richmond, but they've either run out of fuel or had to pit for fuel late in the race on three of four occasions. In Sunday's race, the thing that just blew my mind was there was a caution with 89 laps to go and there were only nine or 10 drivers on the lead lap and everybody pretty much made pit stops there. Then there was the final caution, and everyo...
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