It was Hamlin's second first-place finish on the Busch circuit this season, and the fourth of his Busch career.
He led the race 69 of its 125 laps with his Chevrolet, and ran such a dominant race at the Michigan International Speedway, he was able to toy with the field at certain points.
With 25 laps left, Hamlin's lead was 2.453 seconds. As it continued to increase, it was obvious it would take a caution flag for someone to have a chance of beating him.
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