Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Pro Sports

June 6, 2014

Hamlin wins pole at Pocono for Sprint Cup race

LONG POND, Pa. — Denny Hamlin turned a track-record lap of 181.415 mph to win the pole at Pocono Raceway.

Hamlin is a four-time winner at Pocono and won his third pole at the track on Friday. Kurt Busch joins Hamlin on the front row for Sunday’s race.

Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon round out the top five.

Hamlin swept two Pocono races from the pole in 2006. He also won races on the 2 1/2-mile track in 2009 and 2010.

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