By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Joe Gibbs Racing has chosen veteran Mark Martin to sub for Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Toyota Camry while Hamlin recovers from a compression fracture of the first lumbar vertebra, the team announced Thursday afternoon.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Only through an exceptional set of circumstances will Denny Hamlin keep his perfect record of making the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup intact, given that a spinal compression fracture is expected to sideline the Joe Gibbs Racing driver for at least six weeks.
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Fontana race recalls an earlier watershed event FONTANA, Calif. – Did Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race remind you of something? Something that happened 34 years ago perhaps? Two cars battling each other down the backstretch, racing side by side, banging doors over and over again and ultimately wrecking [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. — After trading barbs on Twitter a week ago, Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano actually traded paint on Sunday, throwing away their chances to win the Auto Club 400 by banging each other into oblivion on the final lap at Auto Club Speedway. But it was Logano’s [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FONTANA, Calif. – Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano knocked each other off the race track on the final lap of Sunday’s Auto Club 400 — allowing Kyle Busch to steal the win — but it was Tony Stewart who left Auto Club Speedway fighting mad.