A week after Denny Hamlin won the biggest cash prize of his NASCAR career, he nearly pulled off a feat Sunday only a few drivers before him have done at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Hamlin won last Saturday’s All-Star race, and its one million dollar payout, in convincing fashion.
After his win from the pole in the All-Star race, many had Hamlin as the favorite to win NASCAR’s longest race the Sprint Cup series Coca-Cola 600. Sunday he nearly obliged those who considered him a favorite coming just a few laps short of winning and becoming the eighth driver to do so the last being Kurt Busch in 2010.
Hamlin led twice for a total of 53 laps the second stint coming at an opportune time. MORE>>>