Loudon, NH - Denny Hamlin has his first Nextel Cup
victory of the season by winning the Lenox Industrial Tools 300 at
New Hamsphire International Speedway.
Hamlin gambled on a late pit stop taking two fresh tires instead
of four. That helped him get in front of Martin Truex Junior,
points leader Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Junior who all took
four tires in their final scheduled pit stop on lap 255 during a
Hamlin vaulted from fourth to first and held on to beat Gordon
by less than a car length.
Truex Junior finished third.