What drivers said after Las Vegas

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Drivers sound off after Sunday night's Cup playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
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A look at what drivers said following Sunday night's NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway…

Denny Hamlin (playoffs) – WINNER: "It's another track we can cross off the list. There was a point here where I never thought I would even sniff a victory. We found a setup and – I shouldn't say 'we', I didn't do anything. The team has found a setup that has worked with my driving style. I know that me and (crew chief) Chris (Gabehart) really work hard on trying to shore up any deficiencies that we have or I have as a driver. I go to work on it, the team goes to work on what they need to give me to go fast. I try to give them the best information that I can. They take that information, they put their brains together and they come up with something that works. Really, the last two years, they've really changed the game for me at this racetrack. Again, it means a lot to cross off Las Vegas as a track that we won at now."

Chase Elliott (playoffs) – Finished 2nd: "…Circumstances kind of went our way (at the end of the race). We were able to get back on the lead lap when that cycle stopped. We were there in the middle with those guys making it on fuel. We were on the fortunate end because we got back on the lead lap, didn't have to wave or get the Lucky Dog. We just kept tuning on it, felt like we really needed a little track position."

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Kyle Busch (playoffs) – Finished 3rd: "We got all we could. I felt like during the daytime, we were a little bit better than the 11 (Denny Hamlin). We could race with him. I felt like I was looking forward to the lights coming on and us picking up speed and being able to rip the wall a little bit faster. When we got hit into the fence there off of (turn) two the first time, it definitely knocked speed out of…
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