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Mixed results: Joe Gibbs Racing steps up performance, but is it enough?

On the face of it, Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was a pretty good outing for Joe Gibbs Racing, which saw drivers Denny Hamlin (sixth), Kyle Busch (seventh) and Matt Kenseth (10th) all finish safely in the top 10. If the trio has similar results this coming weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and again in two weeks at Dover International Speedway, all...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hamlin crew chief says he didn't cheat; non-committal on 2015 plans

Darian Grubb is back atop Denny Hamlin's pit box this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway for the first time since being suspended six weeks for a rules infraction found on Hamlin's car following the Brickyard 400 on July 27. Grubb, who was joined on the sidelines for six weeks by No. 11 car chief Wesley Sherrill, also was fined $125,000 and placed on probation through the end...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamlin gets crew chief back for start of Chase

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) Denny Hamlin got his crew chief back for the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and he's hopeful Darian Grubb spent his six weeks away building him fast race cars. Grubb was suspended by NASCAR after Hamlin's third-place finish at Indianapolis because the car failed inspection. Joe Gibbs Racing initially said it would appeal the penalty...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin: I'd be a 'favorite' in championship race at Homestead

Denny Hamlin has grave concerns about advancing out of the new Chase for the Sprint Cup Contender Round, from which the championship field will be whittled from 12 drivers to eight. If Hamlin makes it to the Eliminator Round from which the Chase group will be shrunk from eight drivers to four, however, he feels good about his prospects of moving on. Really good. "The object...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin lip-syncing to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ (video)

NASCAR star Denny acknowledged in a tweet that unleashed the below video on the masses that he’s “a fan” of Taylor Swift. He then goes out and tries to prove how much of an admirer he is of Swift by lip-syncing a portion of her new song, “Shake It Off.” And the results? Nothing short […] The post Here’s NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin lip-syncing to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamlin tosses Hans device at Harvick, Earnhardt Jr. wrecked out too (Video)

getty images Racing for the lead Kevin Harvick made contact with Denny Hamlin ending the night of the No. 11 car. Hamlin’s spinning car hit the No. 88 of Dale Earnhardt Jr as he bounced off the inside wall and up the track. The drivers side of Earnhardt Jr’s car was destroyed sending the Diet Mountain Dew car behind the wall. Following a new rule created by NASCAR, a frustrated...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Gibbs Racing will not appeal penalties to Denny Hamlin’s team

Joe Gibbs Racing will not appeal the penalties of NASCAR which were placed on Denny Hamlin’s car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Hamlin’s car did not have the firewall sealed resulting in a six-week suspension to crew chief Darian Grubb and car chief Wesley Sherrill. Grubb was hit with a $125,000 fine and Hamlin was docked 75 points in the driver standings. The No. 11 car was...
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin and No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team penalized following Indianapolis race

NASCAR announced on Tuesday that the No. 11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team of Joe Gibbs Racing has been penalized for a rule infraction that was found during post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past weekend. NASCAR has suspended crew chief Darian Grubb and car chief Wesley Sherrill for the next six races and placed both on NASCAR probation for the next six months...
Via On Pit Road
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR Drops The Hammer On Hamlin And JGR For Indianapolis Infraction

NASCAR made a clear message to all teams on Tuesday evening by dropping the hammer on Joe Gibbs Racing and specifically the Denny Hamlin team. During post-race inspection, NASCAR determined that the rear firewall had adjustments not approved by NASCAR. The exact verbiage by NASCAR will be below as it[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin calls Kyle Petty a “moron”

Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing sits 25th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings after missing four races due to a back injury in March. Kyle Petty suggested during Sunday’s RaceDay show on Fox Sports “SPEED” that Hamlin should end his 2013 season and focus on healing his lower back. He also said Hamlin suggested he was the face of Joe Gibbs...
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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