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Matt Kenseth wins at Darlington despite absence of crew chief

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 11 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth shook off the loss of his suspended crew chief Saturday, passing Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to post a win at Darlington Raceway.

Kurt Busch wins pole at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C., May 10 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch set a qualifying record at Darlington Raceway Friday and captured the pole for Saturday's Southern 500.

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Injury sidelines NASCAR driver Hamlin

Injury sidelines NASCAR driver Hamlin

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin is expected to be sidelined for at least six weeks due to a back injury sustained in a crash in last week's NASCAR race in California.

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NASCAR: No penalties for Stewart, Logano ... Yankees finalize trade for Vernon Wells ... Giants' Rogers reports $500K burglary ... Longtime Canadian, NHL coach Fleming dies ... Sports news from United Press International.

NASCAR: No penalties for Stewart, Logano

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 26 (UPI) -- NASCAR drivers Tony Stewart and Joey Logano won't be penalized for a post-race dust-up following last weekend's Auto Club 400, racing officials said Tuesday.

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Lightning promote Cooper to head coach ... Hurricanes ink Semin to 5-year extension ... Brewers sign pitcher Lohse to 3-year deal ... NASCAR's Hamlin has compression fracture ... Sports news from United Press International.
NASCAR's Hamlin has compression fracture

NASCAR's Hamlin has compression fracture

FONTANA, Calif., March 25 (UPI) -- NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin has a compression fracture in his spine from a final-lap crash with Joey Logano at Fontana, Calif., Hamlin's team said Monday.

Kyle Busch ekes out Auto Club 400 win

FONTANA, Calif., March 24 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch took advantage of a final-lap crash between Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano Sunday to sneak through and pull out a victory at the Auto Club 400.

Hamlin wins Sprint Cup pole at Fontana

FONTANA, Calif., March 22 (UPI) -- Denny Hamlin turned a lap at 187.451 miles per hour Friday to win the pole for this Sunday's running of NASCAR's Sprint Cup Auto Club 400.

Kyle Busch wins Bristol pole

BRISTOL, Tenn., March 15 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch broke the 10-year-old qualifying record at Bristol Motor Speedway Thursday and won the pole for Sunday's Food City 500.

Rain wipes out NASCAR qualifying

LAS VEGAS, March 8 (UPI) -- Steady rains Friday forced the cancellation of qualifying for the Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race scheduled for Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Edwards logs first victory in two years ... Thompson takes Honda Classic victory ... Busch bros' mom hurt in golf cart crash ... Cubs' Garza to start season on DL ... Sports news from United Press International.

Edwards logs first victory in two years

AVONDALE, Ariz., March 3 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards conserved fuel down the stretch and posted his first victory in two years Sunday, claiming a Sprint Cup win at Phoenix International Raceway.

Harvick posts 3rd win at Sprint Unlimited

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Kevin Harvick claimed the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway Saturday, posting his third career victory in the non-points race.
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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
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Denny Hamlin."
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