Hamlin breaks long drought at Pocono
August 4, 2009
DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer LONG POND, Pa. (AP)
Ask most drivers which track they least like to visit and Pocono Raceway is near the top of the list for most of them. Well, except for Denny Hamlin. Hamlin dominates the triangle track like few others have, taking the checkered flag at Pocono on Monday to snap a 50-race winless streak and win here for the third time in eight career starts. "I told him earlier, we're going to lobby for a few extra races at Pocono," JGR president J.D. Gibbs said. Hamlin got the win he needed to prove his car was just as strong as the ones at Hendrick Motorspo...