Hamlin captures pole with record lap
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) Denny Hamlin isn't ready to say he's back, even after winning the pole for the Coca-Cola 600 with a record-setting qualifying lap Thursday night.
He said it would take a win Sunday night or at another Sprint Cup race later in the season before he's willing to make that declaration.
But Hamlin showed he continues to be on the mend after being sidelined for four races with a compression fracture in his lower spine following a March 24 crash involving former teammate Joey Logano.
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CONCORD, N.C.--With three victories to his credit so far this season, Matt Kenseth has to be considered a serious threat in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kenseth got the first of his 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories in the 2000 edition of the 600. No wonder he considers it his favorite race. (MORE)
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|2013 Coca-Cola 600|
|1. Denny Hamlin|
|2. Kurt Busch|
|3. Matt Kenseth|
|4. Mark Martin|
|5. Clint Bowyer|
|6. Kasey Kahne|
|7. Greg Biffle|
|8. Kyle Busch|
|9. Jamie McMurray|
|10. Ryan Newman|
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