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14-15 February, 2014, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA Denny Hamlin, FedEx Express Toyota Camry celebrates his win in Victory Lane©2014, Nigel KinradeNigel Kinrade Photography

Denny Hamlin wins 2014 Sprint Unlimited

  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (NASCAR Wire Services) — Denny Hamlin survived a war of attrition to win Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season-opening exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway. The winner of all three segments of the 75-lap event, Hamlin was running up front and out of harm’s way when a wreck halved the […]

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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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Wallace Jr. makes NASCAR history with victory

By Nate Ryan (USA Today, Oct. 26 2013) MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Becoming the second African-American driver to win a NASCAR national series race was a triumph of patience for Darrell Wallace Jr. He hopes it’s also worth the wait for a sport that has spent much of the past decade trying to diversify a traditionally lily-white […]

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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 […]

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Kahne has turned his season around

By Joe Menzer (NASCAR.com. July 18, 2012). LOUDON, N.H. — By the time he reached the New Hampshire Motor Speedway infield media center for his post-race winner’s news conference Sunday, Kasey Kahne’s legs were beginning to cramp. And hey, who could blame him? His week began with a 27-second triumph over Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie […]

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Kahne, Hamlin go 1-2 at New Hampshire

By Reid Spencer (NASCAR Wire Service, July 15, 2012).   LOUDON, N.H. — Kasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with his second victory […]