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Denny Hamlin: Winning Shootout Isn’t Worth Risking Safety of Drivers and Fans

After a night of two-car drafts, speeds surpassing 200 miles per hour and close calls including multiple crashes, crossing the finish line came through no where like most imagined it would be. "Winning the shootout is not worth sending the 39 into the grandstands," Denny Hamlin said as herds of reporters surrounded him to find out his reasoning behind taking a penalty during the final lap by going below the yellow line of Daytona International Speedway. The move shocked fans who watched as Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 Toyota, pushed Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 Chevrolet, and dropped completely below the double-yellow line on the track, sending his finishing position to the end of the lead lap.  "You got to, that yellow line...

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