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Denny Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen

Denny Hamlin wasn't about to get shoved aside again.

Ignoring what he described as the worst pain he has ever felt in a race, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash to the checkered flag Sunday to win the wreck-filled Sprint Cup race at newly paved Watkins Glen International.

It's the first road course win of Hamlin's Cup career and atoned for his stunning loss on the road course at Sonoma in June, when he was beaten by Tony Stewart with a bang on the last turn.

"It's very hard to win these races," Hamlin said. "I only made one mistake at Sonoma, and I didn't win."

Hamlin was virtually flawless at The Glen and was able to conserve enough fuel...

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