Denny Hamlin wins Atlanta pole
HAMPTON, Ga. -- Denny Hamlin started chasing the championship during qualifying Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Mired in a bit of a midseason slump, Hamlin showed signs of turning things around by claiming the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race with a speed of 187.380 mph. He edged traditionally strong qualifier Ryan Newman, who'll start from the outside of the front row after a lap of 187.070.
The rest of the top five for the Emory Healthcare 500 was Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards ...
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