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By: Toby Christie - Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
What an incredible turn of events that unfolded in the closing laps at Auto Club Speedway — a track not normally known for exciting races, or finishes. That all changed after the 2013 Auto Club 400, as the fans will be talking about this race for a long time to come.
The latest chapter in the Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano rivalry was written on the final lap, and when the dust settled Joey Logano suddenly became the dirtiest driver in NASCAR, Tony Stewart was ready to fight, and Denny Hamlin was on the way to a local hospital.
Oh and just a little back-page news; some guy named Kyle Busch won the race, and the sport’s most popular driver –Dale Earnhardt Jr. — has assumed the points lead. Just another day at the office for NASCAR, which has been off to a great start to the 2013 season, the first for it’s gen-6 racecar.
The 200-lap race started with Denny Hamlin on the pole, but it was teammate ...