Denny Hamlin wins Bristol slugfest
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The grinding process that Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman Bruton Smith ordered in April to return Bristol Motor Speedway to the way it was prior to the 2007 reconfiguration didn't work.
The high groove that was supposed to be eliminated became even more important.
The lower groove -- the one that helped make this half-mile track the toughest ticket in NASCAR because it forced drivers to move each other out of the way to pass -- was slow.
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