by Charlie Turner
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Please note the sarcasm in the first line of this post. Hamlin has been almost unbelievably good since having one of his knees rebuilt. He’s tearing up the Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup. It’s been a phenominal performance that has put merely great weeks, by other drivers, in the shadow of the Joe Gibbs Racing, Fed EX #11.
Kevin Harvick leads the Sprint Cup points, regular season and nobody – NOBODY – predicted that before Speedweeks. Don’t pretend you did.
Jamie McMurray finished second at Darlington. He won the Daytona 500, nearly won at Talladega. Plate tracks like ‘Dega and Daytona can be flukey. Darlington is just tough. McMurray is a Cup contender. I’ll be damned.
And poor, old Jimmie Johnson has had a few, less that Johnson-Knaus-Hendrick-Lowes-48like races. The haters rejoice. But May isn’t Johnson time. Pre-Chase season isn’t 4Time time either. He’ll still win at Charlotte.
And Jeff Gordon continues to not win. But he’s doing it competitively, at least.
On to Dover, the Monster Mile.
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