NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin’s crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Hamlin became the eighth different winner this season with his Sunday victory at Talladega Superspeedway. The victory was the first points win of Hamlin’s career at a restrictor-plate track.
Denny Hamlin has been cleared to race at Martinsville Speedway, a week after doctors refused to let him drive at California because of vision problems they believed were associated to a sinus infection.
Denny Hamlin has set a track record at Bristol Motor Speedway with his pole-winning run Friday in knockout qualifying.
NASCAR’s most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time — a decade after his first victory — to snap a 55-race losing streak dating to 2012.
NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is trying a new treatment on his injured back in an effort to avoid offseason surgery.
Denny Hamlin revealed on his Twitter account on Tuesday that he has been medically cleared to at least start in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Denny Hamlin hasn’t been cleared to race at his home track in Richmond as he had hoped.
Denny Hamlin suffered a compression fracture in his lower spine during Sunday’s last-lap crash at Fontana, Calif., his racing team said Monday.
Roger Penske bristled Monday at “petty” barbs against Joey Logano for his wealthy upbringing and defended his driver in the fallout from Sunday’s race at California that left Denny Hamlin in a hospital.
The race ended with Hamlin in the hospital, Logano in a shoving match with Tony Stewart, and Kyle Busch celebrating a victory that seemed secondary to all the fury at Fontana.
Denny Hamlin said Friday that he believes NASCAR was disrespectful by not contacting him before fining him $25,000 over critical comments about the new race car.