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Kobalt Tools 500: Another Thriller In Historic Chase for the Sprint Cup

On Sunday, the 2010 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup took another bizarre, yet entertaining, turn. Unlike last week's crew swap between Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon and the brawl between Gordon and Jeff Burton, the Kobalt Tools 500 was notable for what happened on the track rather than off it. Denny Hamlin dominated the day, having the performance that seems of solidify champions. The No. 11 Toyota paced the field for 190 laps, taking the lead away from Carl Edwards on lap 66 and almost maintained the spot for every remaining green flag lap. That is, until Hamlin's crew chief, Mike Ford, told him on lap 212 that the team was well short on its current fuel cycle. There were only four cautions to that point in the race, certainly a small eno...

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