Denny Hamlin spun out of turn four about halfway through final practice for the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway and blew a right front tire. The damage from the flat ripped the fender off his car.
Denny Hamlin has experienced both highs and lows at Michigan in recent years. He has two results of 11th or better compared to two results of 29th and worse.
Denny Hamlin is generally considered a flat track master, but he has finished outside the top 20 in two of the first three races on minimally-banked courses this year. His 10th-place finish in the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway joins his Martinsville Speedway victory as the only successes.
Denny Hamlin spun in the final moments of round three in qualification for the Axalta 400 at Pocono Raceway and did not record a time. He was one of five drivers who waited too long to make a lap. Hamlin did not make contact with the wall or another car.
Denny Hamlin won his first two attempts at Pocono Raceway as a rookie and he backed that up with two more wins in back-to-back races in 2009/2010. Since then, he has finished in the top 10 five more times and outside that mark four times.
Denny Hamlin completed a perfect weekend by winning final practice with a speed of 156.087 mph. Previously he won the pole and also posted the fastest lap in Saturday morning’s session.
Denny Hamlin proved that winning the pole for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks was no fluke. On Saturday morning he once again had the fastest car and posted a speed of 156.331 mph to narrowly edge teammate Carl Edwards.
Denny Hamlin posted a lap of 160.121 mph in the final minute of the third round of qualification to grab the pole for the FedEx 400 ad Dover International Speedway.
Denny Hamlin suffered migraine-like symptoms late in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte and held on to finish eighth in NASCAR’s longest race of the year.
Denny Hamlin posted the second quickest average time in final practice for the Coke 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a speed of 184.239 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.
Denny Hamlin won the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC.
Denny Hamlin won the pole for the Sprint All-Star Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a time of 111.227 seconds (145.648 mph).
The field was racing single file coming to the white flag at Talladega SuperSpeedway and someone had to make a move. Denny Hamlin was the first driver to pull out of line, but he did not get the help he needed and finished ninth in the Geico 500.
Sprint Cup Series regular Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Toyota Camry) won the ToyotaCare 250, his 12th victory in 147 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races.