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Denny Hamlin Easily Cruises to Stage 2 Win at Homestead

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Denny Hamlin scooted by for the Stage 1 win in the closing laps of that Stage, but in Stage 2 he cruised to the Stage 2 win by nearly five and a half seconds over rookie Tyler Reddick.

Hamlin now has 52 laps led on the day, only Ryan Blaney (69) has more laps led.

Chase Elliott finished third in Stage 2 followed by Blaney and William Byron in fourth and fifth.

Alex Bowman, Martin Truex Jr., Austin Dillon, Kyle Busch and Aric Almirola rounded out the top-10 finishers in the second Stage.

Stage and Playoff Points Awarded in Stage 2:

Finish Driver Stage Points Playoff Points
1 Denny Hamlin 10 1
2 Tyler Reddick 9 0
3 Chase Elliott 8 0
4 Ryan Blaney 7 0
5 William Byron 6 0
6 Alex Bowman 5 0
7 Martin Truex Jr. 4 0
8 Austin Dillon 3 0
9 Kyle Busch 2 0
10 Aric Almirola 1 0

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