Denny Hamlin will line up on the outside of the front row next to Joey Logano for the Toyota Owners 400. It is his first front row start at Richmond since he won the pole for the 2008 Crown Royal 400.
Sprint Cup regular Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Toyota Camry) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the ToyotaCare 250 with a lap of 21.762 seconds, 124.069 mph.
Sprint Cup regular Denny Hamlin led the only practice session for the XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
After a lengthy rain delay, Erik Jones will replace Denny Hamlin behind the wheel of the No. 11.
Sprint Cup Series regular Denny Hamlin leads the first practice session for the XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin finished fourth at Daytona, 38th at Atlanta, fifth at Vegas, 23rd at Phoenix, and 28th at Auto Club. That erratic performance has made him difficult to place-and-hold and should be of concern to fantasy players.
Denny Hamlin held off a determined charge by Brad Keselowski in a 35-lap shootout at the STP 500. This is Hamlin’s fifth Martinsville victory and practically guarantees a position in the Chase.
Denny Hamlin posted the fastest single lap in the Saturday morning practice session. His top speed was 97.113 mph.
A penalty for an uncontrolled tire with only 15 scheduled laps remaining ruined what would otherwise have been a solid day for Denny Hamlin. He entered the pits on lap 185 in sixth, got back on track in third, but was dropped the tail end of the lead lap in 30th following the penalty. He was only able to recover to finish 28th in the Auto Club 400.
Denny Hamlin overcame a 42nd-place starting spot in the Daytona 500 and finished fourth. He qualified in the top five and then sustained crash damage to finish 38th at Atlanta. This week, he started outside the top 20 again and rebounded to finish fifth at Las Vegas.
Denny Hamlin has three top-10s in his last four Atlanta races. Starting fourth this weekend, he would like to make that four-for-five.
By finishing fourth in the Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin extended his top-10 streak to three consecutive races on this track. He finished second in last year’s 500 and was sixth in the Coke Zero 400.
Denny Hamlin posted the fastest single lap in the final practice session before the Daytona 500. His top speed was 202.106 mph.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Denny Hamlin had their qualification times disallowed by NASCAR and will start their respective Gatorade Duels from the back of the pack. Earnhardt failed to meet the minimum ride height on the left front. Hamlin’s penalty was incurred because of an improper split on his track bar.