Hamlin wins Budweiser Shootout

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin won the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday -- 0.029 seconds ahead of runner-up Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Daytona testing begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Practice began bright and early Monday for the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup season with an eight-hour session at the Daytona International Speedway.

Edwards wins Busch Arizona 200

PHOENIX, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won Saturday's Busch Arizona 200 at the Phoenix International Raceway, finishing 0.246 seconds ahead of runner-up Clint Bowyer.

Edwards wins again in the Nextel Cup chase

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won Sunday's Dickies 500 Nextel Cup race at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

Jimmie Johnson wins latest Nextel Cup race

CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson won for the fourth straight time Saturday night at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in the UAW-GM Quality 500 at Concord, N.C.

Shane Hmiel penalized by NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., April 6 (UPI) -- NASCAR driver Shane Hmiel was penalized 25 points and fined $10,000 Wednesday for making an "inappropriate gesture" during a race at Bristol, Tenn.
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Denny Hamlin
Denny Hamlin walks down pit road to his car for the start of the NASCAR Gatorade Duel #1 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on February 11, 2010. UPI Photo/Chad Cameron

2011 Bubba Burger 250 (Richmond)

James Dennis Alan "Denny" Hamlin (born November 18, 1980) is an American race car driver. He currently drives the #11 FedEx Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

Hamlin began his racing career in 1988, at the age of 7 years old, racing go-karts. By 1997 at 15 he won the WKA manufacturers cup at the age of 16, he was racing Ministocks. In his first stock car race, at Langley Speedway, Hamlin won the pole position, and won the race. He then progressed to the Grand Stock division in 1998, and moved on to Late Model Stock Cars in 2000. In 2002, he won ten Late Model races, and surpassed that in 2003 with 25 wins, and 30 poles, out of 36 races. In 2004, while competing full time in Late Model Stock Cars, Hamlin was signed to a driver development contract with Joe Gibbs Racing.

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