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Hamlin wins thrilling Daytona 500

By Holly Cain (NASCAR.com, Feb. 21, 2016). DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Denny Hamlin earned his first Daytona 500 victory in the closest finish in the race’s storied 58-year history, pushing his No. 11 FedEx Toyota ahead of Martin Truex Jr.’s Toyota at the finish line by ten-hundreds of a second (0.010) – a half-foot winning difference in NASCAR’s most celebrated […]

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Hamlin salvages season with Homestead victory

By Bob Pockrass (SportingNews.com, Nov. 17, 2013) — HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Both Denny Hamlin and crew chief Darian Grubb were going to be miserable going into the offseason. Granted, they wanted the 2013 season to end. But they also had not accomplished any of their goals. They salvaged something out of the disappointing year Sunday as Hamlin […]

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Hamlin to co-host charity music and golf celebrity event

NASCAR DRIVER DENNY HAMLIN AND MUSICIAN MARK BRYAN OF HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH TEAM UP FOR THE INAUGURAL DENNY & MARK’S PRO-AM JAM HOSTED BY THE STUDENT TRANSPORTATION OF AMERICA EDUCATION FOUNDATION ON DANIEL ISLAND Two-day event hosted October 29-30 on Daniel Island in Charleston, SC to feature a celebrity music concert and celebrity golf […]

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Denny Hamlin nets JGR’s 100th win

By Reid Spencer (NASCAR Wire Service, Sept. 23, 2012). LOUDON, N.H. — Denny Hamlin called his shot — and gave the rest of the field a handicap before he fulfilled his own prophecy. After running out of fuel in the first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race last Sunday at Chicagoland, Hamlin promised via […]

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Two in a row for Hamlin

By Reid Spencer (NASCAR Wire Service, Sept. 2, 2012). HAMPTON, Ga. — Denny Hamlin did himself a favor — and one for Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in the process. Outrunning Jeff Gordon on a two-lap dash to the finish in Sunday night’s AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hamlin scored his second straight […]

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Hamlin gets first Bristol win

By Reid Spencer (NASCAR Wire Service, Aug. 25, 2012). BRISTOL, Tenn. — It wasn’t the old Bristol, but it was definitely a better Bristol. Denny Hamlin saved his best effort for the stretch run in Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, and his persistence paid off with the No. 11 team’s third […]