When did Denny Hamlin start racing NASCAR Cup Series?

Hamlin also ran his first NASCAR Cup Series races in 2005, making his Cup debut at Kansas Speedway as the driver of the No. 11 FedEx Chevrolet for the 2006 season, after Jason Leffler was released, and made seven starts in the Cup series in 2005.

How long has Denny Hamlin been in the Cup Series?

NASCAR Cup Series Statistics

Year Age Races
2020 39 36 of 36
2021 40 36 of 36
2022 41 10 of 11
18 years 588

Has Denny Hamlin won a Cup championship?

And it’s true: Hamlin has not won a Cup title, despite 46 career victories and making the playoffs now 15 times in his career. NASCAR instituted the elimination-style, one-race championship event playoff system in 2014, and this will be the fourth time Hamlin has made the final race.

What was Denny Hamlin’s first win?

The 2009 season saw Hamlin earn his first win at his home track of Richmond Raceway. He dominated the fall race, leading 299 of a possible 400 laps for the victory.

Has Denny Hamlin won this year?

This is the first victory of the 2022 season for Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing. Kevin Harvick finished in second place, 0.552 seconds behind Hamlin; Byron was third….NASCAR race results at Richmond.

Pos. 1
Car No. 11
Driver Denny Hamlin
Time behind N/A
Laps 400

How old is Denny Hamlin’s daughter?

He drags himself out of bed as many drivers are probably still sleeping off Sunday’s race, but the NASCAR veteran has a long day ahead thanks to his two daughters. Hamlin wakes up eight-year-old Taylor and three-year-old Molly, then gets them ready for school.

Has Denny Hamlin ever won the Daytona 500?

Cale Yarborough is a distant second on the list, having won four times in 1968, 1977, 1983 and 1984. Hamlin, who won the race in 2016, 2019 and 2020, is tied with Bobby Allison (1978, 1982 and 1988), Dale Jarrett (1993, 1996 and 2000) and Jeff Gordon (1997, 1999 and 2015).

How old is Jordan Fish?

34 years (October 27, 1987)Jordan Fish / Age

What tracks has Denny Hamlin won at?

Average Finishes for Denny Hamlin at NASCAR Tracks

Track Wins
17 Dover 1
18 Las Vegas 1
19 Martinsville 0
20 Daytona 2

Is Denny Hamlin retiring?

NASCAR: Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin announce retirement in joint statement. April 1st, 2018 will be known forever as the day on which hated NASCAR Cup Series drivers Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin made a joint retirement announcement….

Who is Denny Hamlins girlfriend?

Jordan FishDenny Hamlin / Partner

What year did Denny Hamlin win the Nextel Cup?

In 2006, Hamlin ran his first full season in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series, and during the year he drove in both the Nextel Cup and Busch Series full-time. In Hamlin’s first restrictor-plate race as a Nextel Cup driver, he beat all the previous year’s (2005 season) pole winners in the 70-lap 2006 Budweiser Shootout.

What race did Denny Hamlin win in 2009?

On October 25, 2009, Hamlin held off Jimmie Johnson to win the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. He went on to win the Ford 400 at the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, capping off his 2009 season 5th in the overall standings with 4 wins, 15 top 5s, and 20 top 10s.

How did Denny Hamlin fare as a NASCAR Rookie?

In the Cup Series, Hamlin won the Raybestos Rookie of the Year award and finished third in the final Cup standings, scoring the highest points finish for a rookie in the modern era of NASCAR, and the highest since James Hylton in 1966. Hamlin thus became the first-ever rookie to make the Chase for the NEXTEL Cup, which he finished third in points.

Is Denny Hamlin in the championship 4?

He made the Championship 4 for the third year in a row and finished 3rd in the final standings. On September 21, 2020, Hamlin and NBA Hall of Famer Michael Jordan announced they would be fielding a single-car team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, named 23XI Racing with Bubba Wallace driving the No. 23.