Denny Hamlin Articles

We’ve seen plenty of sports deal with the fallout from athlete retirements. The NBA struggled after losing Michael Jordan and golf has seen interest wane with Tiger Woods on the sidelines. But all those moments pale with the changing of the...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend for the Ford EcoBoost 400. This race also marks the final event of the season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon at 3...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend for the Can-Am 500. This race marks the final event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Two famous sons. One NASCAR final four spot.   Could Sunday be a battle between them?   Heading into Phoenix, both Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney find themselves on the outside of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4....
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
And then there were eight. NASCAR’s group of title contenders has been whittled down to a select group that includes four previous winners: Brad Keselowski (2012), Kevin Harvick (2014), Kyle Busch (2015), and Jimmie Johnson (seven titles,...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Martinsville Speedway this weekend for the First Data 500. This race marks the opening event of the Round of 8 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies Sunday afternoon...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
The first round of the NASCAR playoffs this season could be summed up in one word.   Toyota.   Camrys went three-for-three to start the postseason, including Kyle Busch’s thrilling late-race pass of Chase Elliott at Dover. The...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend for the Bank of America 500. This race marks the first event of the second round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend for the ISM Connect 300. This race marks the second event of the first round in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. The green flag flies...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
A questionable caution flag that left NASCAR’s regular season champion fuming. Major teams announcing they’re closing up shop. A multi-million dollar sponsor jumping ship on a Hall of Fame legend, then accusing him of lying. A 1.2...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
NASCAR’s first regular season finale at Richmond Raceway was also its most memorable. On that fateful Saturday night in 2004, Kasey Kahne crashed himself out of the Chase while teammate Jeremy Mayfield snuck in the back door. Leading 151 laps...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR heads to Richmond Raceway this weekend for the Federated Auto Parts 400. The green flag on the sport's regular season finale flies Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. For most drivers on the...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
Darlington Raceway, host of the Southern 500 since 1950 is one of the oldest, most unique tracks on the NASCAR schedule. The Track Too Tough To Tame remains a special piece of stock car history, an egg-shaped, 1.366-mile oval impossible to...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
DraftKings’ daily fantasy NASCAR game returns as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Darlington Raceway. It is throwback weekend in one of the sport's most prestigious events, the Bojangles’ Southern 500. The green flag...
Tom Bowles
4 months ago
DraftKings daily fantasy NASCAR turns toward the Tricky Triangle in northeast Pennsylvania this weekend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Pocono Raceway for the Axalta presents the 400 this Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Cars hit the track...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
Denny Hamlin: 2017 NASCAR Season Driver Preview
Denny Hamlin didn’t walk away from last season with a title or even a berth in the Championship 4. By those measurements, the season wasn’t a story of unbridled success. But Hamlin and his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team are hardly in need...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Denny Hamlin No. 11
Denny Hamlin walked into the Joe Gibbs Racing shop in December and noticed a change. As he was meeting with new crew chief Dave Rogers, Hamlin saw that yellow had largely replaced black on the cars and equipment for his No. 11 team. Even the hauler...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
The knock on the No. 4 team this year with driver Kevin Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers was simple. Entering Homestead, they had clearly proven themselves as one of the fastest — if not the fastest — on the NASCAR Sprint Cup grid...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, Geoffrey is at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where a batch of...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
It’s hard to believe the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season is about to come to a close, and the first champion to be crowned under the new bracket-style Chase elimination format will happen this Sunday at Homestead Miami Speedway. With the fourth...
Vito Pugliese
3 years ago
Twenty-four hours after NASCAR’s Phoenix finish, the landscape within the sport is buzzing with more diverse opinions than we’ve heard in any recent election. On one side sits a growing chorus of voices claiming this new format is the...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago
Welcome to the Athlon Rookie Report, where each week David Smith will evaluate the deepest crop of new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series talent since 2006. The Report will include twice-monthly rankings, in-depth analysis, Q&A sessions with the drivers...
David Smith
3 years ago
For the last few years, NASCAR fans have bemoaned the 1.5-mile “cookie-cutter” tri-oval tracks for dominating the Chase for the Sprint Cup’s 10-race docket. “It favors the No. 48 team,” they say. “The tracks...
Vito Pugliese
3 years ago
Each week, Geoffrey Miller’s “Five Things to Watch” will help you catch up on the biggest stories of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ upcoming race weekend. This week, NASCAR rolls west to Phoenix International Raceway where...
Geoffrey Miller
3 years ago
Ten years. That’s how long since the Hendrick Motorsports plane crash, near Martinsville, which took the lives of 10 innocent victims. Among them were owner Rick Hendrick’s son, Ricky, and brother John; nieces Kimberly and Jennifer,...
Tom Bowles
3 years ago

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