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Hamlin Wins First Round of 12 Race At Las Vegas

Denny Hamlin won the South Point 400 in the first race of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs Round of 12 at Las Vegas Speedway on Sunday, September 26.

It was Hamlin’s first win at Las Vegas in 20 starts and he earned an automatic bid to the next round of the playoffs with the victory.

Chase Elliott, Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Blaney, Tyler Reddick, Brad Keselowski, Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson rounded out the top 10 finishers.

Next up on the NASCAR docket is the second of three races in the Round of 12, the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Superspeedway near Talladega, Alabama, on Sunday, October 3.