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Hamlin wins in 3rd overtime of Talladega's longest race

Denny Hamlin
Denny Hamlin
Denny Hamlin
NASCAR Talladega Auto Racing
Posted at 11:19 AM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 11:19:26-04

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Denny Hamlin finally won a playoff race, a messy wreck-fest that took three overtimes Sunday and was the longest race in Talladega Superspeedway history.

Hamlin made the winning pass on the 200th lap with a three-wide sweep coming out of the fourth turn.

He dipped below the out-of-bounds line to take the lead and NASCAR needed several minutes to determine if Hamlin’s move was illegal.

The crowd of 15,000 booed Hamlin as he was declared the winner.