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The Denny Hamlin Showdown: Back to It’s Roots

The Denny Hamlin Showdown: Back to It’s Roots
By: Matt May

In a little over a month from now, the Denny Hamlin Showdown will take place at South Boston Speedway. The Showdown is a great charity event for NASCAR. But this is the year that they are finally getting it right…returning back to a local NASCAR Hometracks. I remember my trip out to Richmond International Raceway for last year’s showdown. I bought pit passes for the afternoon practice and qualifying sessions before the race. It was so cool to see big time NASCAR national touring series drivers like Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Darrell Wallace Jr. just to name a few. Then there were the weekly racing series drivers out there as well such as Greg Edwards and C.E. Falk, both from Langley Speedway. It was awesome seeing these drivers interacting with each other. I remember walking through the pits and seeing everyone working on their cars. When I say everyone, I mean EVERYONE. Read more