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NASCAR 2014: Denny Hamlin Wins Aaron’s 499 At Talladega

After surviving a long afternoon chaos, Denny Hamlin managed to win the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday. It came as a complete surprise simply because Denny Hamlin was barely in lead the entire afternoon but as the race moved closer to the finishing laps, the not so popular driver emerged as the winner. More than his driving skills it was his sheer luck that drove him to victory. Many of the best racers were out of the race because of early accidents and with the last lap to go, another accident occurred that proved to be beneficial for Denny Hamlin.

The yellow flag was up and when the race was restarted, Hamlin was in the lead in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, eventually winning his first race at Talladega and 24th of his 300 career starts. Talking about his Sunday-race



NASCAR Richmond 2014: Joey Logano Wins Toyota Owners 400

Taking advantage of the beating and banging that took place at the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Joey Logano finished first in the same at the Richmond International Raceway. With the latest victory, Logano has finished in the top ten for the third time at Richmond and also gets his first trip to the Gatorade Victory Lane. While he battled through the final 9 lap run in a graceful way, the spotlight was stolen by an unpleasant incident that occurred after the race wherein Casey Mears and Marcos Ambrose got into an argument which ended up in the latter throwing a hard punch on Mears’ face.

Coming back to the race, the start was quite interesting as Kyle Larson, who was leading the race then, was spun by Clint Bowyer. When the race started again, Brad Keselowski took the lead immediately, while Kyle Larson was pushed to



Kyle Busch’s first Sprint Cup victory for Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing at Auto Club Speedway

Kyle Busch’s focused racing in the today’s Auto Club 400 race, has claimed the first victory for Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. Yesterday, at the Fontana Royal Purple 300 race, Busch has was happy to have his 6th victory at the Nationwide Series race but desperately want his first victory at the Sprint Cup Series under Joe Gibbs Racing. After winning it today, he has achieved the most needed milestone for the Joe Gibbs Racing.

It is his 2nd win in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. In this race, he was at front with 125 led laps, out of 200 laps and earned 125 points from this race. On the final lap, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin were leading but over-focusing each other at the last 100 meters of the race, ended-up with an unexpected contact, which has