Stories tagged: denny hamlin
Sat., Aug. 22, 2020
Denny Hamlin zipped past teammate Martin Truex Jr. with less than 10 laps to go and won the NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday at Dover International Speedway.
UPDATED: Sat., July 18, 2020
Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin can easily be considered favorites for the first summertime race at Texas, even in this unpredictable and unprecedented NASCAR Cup season.
Sun., March 22, 2020
NASCAR provided live action to its fans with a virtual race at Homestead-Miami Speedway that was televised nationally.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 17, 2020
Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the third time when he beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line in the second-closest finish in race history.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Denny Hamlin will try to become the first driver in 25 years to win consecutive Daytona 500’s this weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019
Joe Gibbs is a retired Hall of Fame NFL coach with three Super Bowl titles who changed course in his early 50s to wade into NASCAR and see if he …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019
Denny Hamlin snagged the final slot in NASCAR’s championship field with a season-saving victory at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019
Denny Hamlin has won the pole at Martinsville Speedway, where the five-time winner will attempt to lock himself into NASCAR’s championship race.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019
Denny Hamlin won a chaotic NASCAR Cup Series elimination race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, holding off Chase Elliott on the second overtime restart that knocked Brad Keselowski out of …
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Denny Hamlin turned a lap of 166.984 mph at Dover to start the second round of the playoffs on the pole.
UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019
Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover. Hamlin felt ill after Monday’s …
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019
Denny Hamlin had such a fast car at Texas Motor Speedway, he was able to win even after two penalties on pit road and some other issues during green flag …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
BROOKLYN, Mich. – Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch swept the front row in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Kevin Harvick, neck-and-neck with Busch all season, was right behind in third. …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Kyle Busch is the first driver into NASCAR’s championship race, using an overtime pass of teammate Denny Hamlin to win Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
Denny Hamlin’s streak is alive. Hamlin topped qualifying Friday night for the NASCAR Cup playoff race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, marking the 13th straight year he has captured a …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
Denny Hamlin overcame a bad miss of the pit road entrance to chase down Martin Truex Jr. with three laps left to win the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Denny Hamlin passed Joey Logano coming out of the final turn to win the Xfinity race at Darlington Raceway on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017
Denny Hamlin held off Kyle Larson over the final laps Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and send Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane for the first time this season. …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
It was yet another Denny Hamlin runaway for Joe Gibbs Racing on Saturday night in what turned out to be an anticlimactic end to NASCAR’s regular season.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
Dale Earnhardt Jr. surely needed a break from his unsettled future in racing. Elliott Sadler provided the perfect distraction Saturday with his Xfinity Series win at Darlington (South Carolina) Raceway.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
Denny Hamlin wasn’t about to get shoved aside again. Ignoring what he described as the worst pain he has ever felt in a race, Hamlin prevailed in a four-lap dash …
Sun., June 26, 2016
For at least one weekend, Smoke was back. Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion – refusing to let Denny Hamlin …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015
AUTO RACING: The latest impressive showing for Joe Gibbs Racing came in qualifying at Michigan International Speedway. Matt Kenseth won the NASCAR Sprint Cup pole Friday at Brooklyn, Michigan, and …
Sun., May 24, 2015
CONCORD, N.C. – Denny Hamlin’s not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. …
Sat., April 25, 2015
RICHMOND, Va. – Denny Hamlin returned from last week’s injury-shortened weekend and led almost from start to finish Friday night to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Hendrick Motorsports swept Thursday night’s qualifying races for the Daytona 500, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson winning their respective duel. The Earnhardt and Johnson …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Danica Patrick and Denny Hamlin wrecked during Daytona 500 practice Wednesday. Patrick’s No. 10 Chevrolet sustained enough damage that she was forced to switch to a backup car and will …
Sun., Nov. 9, 2014
Denny Hamlin had a championship within his sights before, four years ago when the Sprint Cup title was his to lose. It slipped away over the final two races of …
Mon., May 5, 2014
TALLADEGA, Ala. – Denny Hamlin started his full-time career at Joe Gibbs Racing with an upset victory in an exhibition race at Daytona. Over the years, he added three more …