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Stock Car Scoop: Which Playoff Drivers Are in the Most Trouble Leaving Darlington?

With the playoffs in full swing and Denny Hamlin claiming his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season at Darlington Raceway on Sunday (Sept. 5), Adam Cheek and Bryan Nolen break down the Cook Out Southern 500 and all the misfortune that befell postseason competitors.

The duo discuss Hamlin’s title threat status despite just winning one race so far this season, which drivers should be the most worried about elimination after the Sunday night chaos and more as the series’ attention turns to to Richmond Raceway this coming weekend.

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Adam Cheek joined Frontstretch as a contributing writer in January 2019. A 2020 graduate of VCU, he works as a producer and talent for Audacy Richmond's radio stations. In addition to motorsports journalism, Adam also covered and broadcasted numerous VCU athletics for the campus newspaper and radio station during his four years there. He's been a racing fan since the age of three, inheriting the passion from his grandfather, who raced in amateur events up and down the East Coast in the 1950s.

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Pretty sure that even though he won the race, Denny Hamlin is in the most trouble leaving Darlington.

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