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Denny Hamlin Sees Another NASCAR Sprint Cup Title Slip Away

Once again disappointment swept over Denny Hamlin as he saw his chance to capture the NASCAR Sprint Cup title die at Martinsville despite a dominant car that faltered, as did the driver.The pilot of the FedEx No. 11 Toyota was a favorite to win the Tums Fast Relief 500. He started fifth on the grid.Hamlin had a very fast car that could take him to the lead. It was fast enough to get him through the field twice after two costly speeding penalties on pit road.There was little doubt that Hamlin was capable of winning the race. Four of his 22 career wins have come at Martinsville, where his average finish was 6.4 heading into the race.The driver for Joe Gibbs Racing has won five races this season, but he has made it clear repeatedly that t...

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