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Denny Hamlin’s Great Shot at NASCAR Title Spoiled by Late-Race Gamble

It was a very disappointed Denny Hamlin who stood on pit road of Homestead-Miami Speedway after the checkered flag fell on the Ford EcoBoost 400, giving interview after interview. It may have been the toughest interviews he had to give in a week full of media activity.  You could see it on his face. He nearly had the race and the championship won. It was in his grasp. Then, with 17 laps to go, a gamble—that should have paid off. “We were walking away from them and the next closest guy with tires was in seventh, I believe,” said crew chief Darian Grubb in a post-race interview with his manufacturer. “So, we had it wrapped up there.” Well, not quite. In the car, Hamlin was worried that maybe his tires w...

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