Hamlin wins Sylvania 300

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LOUDON, NH (TheSpread) – Denny Hamlin picked up his fourth win of the season on Sunday, as he won the Sylvania 300 to get closer to the top of the NASCAR standings.

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Hamlin was the favorite to win the race entering the week and after qualifying. He ended up finishing ahead of Jimmie Johnson for the win, with Johnson coming in second place.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Hamlin had odds of 5/1 to win this race, which means a wager of $100 on him to win will payout an additional $500.

Johnson’s teammate, Jeff Gordon, came in third place while Clint Bowyer was fourth and Kasey Kahne was fifth.

Johnson now finds himself in the points lead, one ahead of Brad Keselowski for first. Hamlin is now in third, 7 points behind Johnson.

For complete Sylvania 300 results, see below.

2012 NASCAR Sylvania 300 Results – September 23 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway

1 Denny Hamlin (11)

2 Jimmie Johnson (48)

3 Jeff Gordon (24)

4 Clint Bowyer (15)

5 Kasey Kahne (5)

6 Brad Keselowski (2)

7 Tony Stewart (14)

8 Joey Logano (20)

9 Brian Vickers (55)

10 Ryan Newman (39)

11 Kevin Harvick (29)

12 Paul Menard (27)

13 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

14 Matt Kenseth (17)

15 Jeff Burton (31)

16 Regan Smith (78)

17 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

18 Greg Biffle (16)

19 Carl Edwards (99)

20 Bobby Labonte (47)

21 Sam Hornish Jr. (22)

22 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

23 Aric Almirola (43)

24 Marcos Ambrose (9)

25 Kurt Busch (51)

26 Jamie McMurray (1)

27 Landon Cassill (83)

28 Kyle Busch (18)

29 David Ragan (34)

30 David Reutimann (10)

31 Travis Kvapil (93)

32 David Gilliland (38)

33 Mike Olsen (32)

34 Stephen Leicht (33)

35 David Stremme (30)

36 Casey Mears (13)

37 Michael McDowell (98)

38 Scott Speed (195)

39 Joe Nemechek (87)

40 Tony Raines (36)

41 J.J. Yeley (37)

42 Reed Sorenson (191)

43 Kelly Bires (179)

Updated Point Standings

1. Jimmie Johnson

2. Brad Keselowski -1

3. Denny Hamlin -7

4. Tony Stewart -10

5. Kasey Kahne -15

6. Clint Bowyer -15

7. Dale Earnhardt Jr. -26

8. Kevin Harvick -31

9. Greg Biffle -33

10. Martin Truex Jr. -34

11. Matt Kenseth -35

12. Jeff Gordon -45

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