Found June 10, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Is time running out for Denny Hamlin? Hamlin finds himself in a precarious position. Hamlin missed four NASCAR Sprint Cup races earlier this year after suffering a fractured vertebra in a March 24 crash at Auto Club Speedway. Now, with 12 races remaining before NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup, Hamlin is 25th in the standings -- and having difficulty making up ground. Despite finishing eighth on Sunday at Pocono Raceway, he is still 110 points outside of the top 10 drivers, the group that will lock into the Chase after the season's 26th race. That's more than two full races. Although Hamlin gained one position in the standings, he fell two more points behind 20th place, now held by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Drivers from 11th to 20th in the standings are eligible for two wild-card spots awarded to the drivers outside the top 10 but with the most wins. That top-20 goal -- Hamlin's easiest entry into securing a Chase berth -- remains a moving target, and Hamlin's dis...

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Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin is not satisfied with a good points day, he needs race victories, and Sunday he never really had a chance. Hamlin finished eighth on Sunday at Pocono Raceway, where he’s won four times.  He moved up one position in the standings, which did little 

Toyota Racing Party In The Poconos 400 by Walmart Race Recap

Kyle Busch (sixth) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway. Camry driver Denny Hamlin also earned a top-10 finish with an eighth-place result in the 160-lap event. Hamlin has recorded 10 top-10 finishes in 15 career starts at the 2.5-mile triangular track. Other Camry drivers in the field during...
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