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Denny Hamlin earns first road course win at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin won Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International after leading the final 10 laps in the 90-lap event.

This is the Joe Gibbs Racing driver’s second win of 2016 and his first at the New York road course.

On the final lap, Martin Truex Jr. was battling for the lead with Brad Keselowski behind him when Truex spun out on Turn 11 after Keselowski made contact with the No. 78, causing both him and Keselowski to fall back. Defending race winner and victor of Saturday’s XFINITY Series race, Joey Logano, to run away with second.

Keselowski, AJ Allmendinger and Tony Stewart complete the top-five finishers.

 

 

A look back at the weekend from pit road in this gallery by Aaron Daeffler…

Cheez It 355 at The Glen .::. FingerLakes1.com

Click here for the full race recap at NASCAR

Ailing Hamlin breaks through at Watkins Glen at IthacaJournal.com

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