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PLAYERS: Denny Hamlin
Denny Hamlin, who is still dealing with back pain, hopes to play role of spoiler in Chase.

Denny Hamlin grabs the pole at Bristol

Denny Hamlin has won the pole for Saturday night's race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Hamlin turned a lap at 128.969 mph around the 0.533-mile bullring in Friday qualifying to put his Toyota in the top starting spot at Bristol for the first time of his career. It was good enough to hold off five-time Bristol winner Kurt Busch, who qualified second with a lap of 128.770. It'...

Hamlin Nabs Bristol Pole

Denny Hamlin will lead the field to the green flag Saturday night in the IRWIN Tools Night Race from the Bristol Motor Speedway. He put his FedEx Toyota on the pole with a lap of 14.878 seconds. Kurt Busch qualified second, with Carl Edwards, Brian Vickers, and Matt Kenseth rounding[...]

Denny Hamlin wins Cup pole at Bristol, full qualifying results for the Irwin Tools Night Race

getty images Denny Hamlin was the fast qualifier on Friday and has earned the pole for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. A total of 43 cars will take to the .533 mile short track dubbed the world’s fastest half-mile. The lone car who failed to qualify for the race was Mike Bliss. The No. 18 car of Kyle Busch will start from the back of the back after suffering...

Matt Kenseth Wins A Wild One At Bristol

Denny Hamlin picked off the poll as Kyle Busch going for the sweep had to start in the back as he wrecked he wrecked his car in qualifying. Denny Hamlin started out leading the race as Kyle Busch was only slowly moving up through the field.  Kurt Busch though did get hot and took the race lead on lap 23 as lapped traffic helped him out.  The first caution finally came out on...

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Bristol, LIVE UPDATES for Irwin Tools Night Race

Welcome to coverage of the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will run 500 laps at the .533 mile track making up a total of 266.5 miles. Live Updates for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Lap 52- Jeff Gordon to third around Hamlin and Truex. Kenseth working on Hamlin for fifth. Lap 48 – Green Flag. Busch, Edwards, Hamlin, Truex, Gordon...

NASCAR: Many Chase bubble contenders have rough nights in Bristol

Bristol, TN- The battle to make the 12-car Chase field for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title was heating up entering Saturday night’s Irwin Tools Night Race at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Unfortunately for many of the Chase bubble contenders, it was a rough night. Four of the bubble drivers were caught up in an accident between Turns 3 and 4 on Lap 449. Denny Hamlin slid up into...
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