Talladega could be trouble for 3 title contenders

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Denny Hamlin wishes no ill will on Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. He wants a clean race Sunday, with no outside interference, and an honest final push to the Sprint Cup championship.

Hamlin said Friday, "You really would like to beat the guy heads-up."

Sunday's race is the most anticipated of the 10 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Talladega is considered the "wild card" race of the Chase, and the one where the drivers are at the mercy of one another on the track.

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