Truex and Hamlin Win (While NASCAR Is Changing Before Our Eyes)

Views: 22 With weekday races nearly at end, this week we saw Martin Truex, Jr. win at Bristol and Denny Hamlin winning at Homestead. This was the first win of the season for Truex and Hamlin has now notched three wins to lead all drivers.

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Bristol

Views: 11 Race Info: Race: Supermarket Heroes 500 Date/Time: Sunday, May 31/3:30 p.m. ET Distance: 500 laps/266 miles Track Length: 0.533 miles Track Shape: Oval 2019 Winner: Kyle Busch   Charlotte Recap: Denny Hamlin finished second in Thursday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the #11 FedEx #SupportSmall Toyota, in the 312-mile event won by Chase Elliott. Hamlin was fifth with less than 30 laps to go, but moved toward the front in the closing laps, crossing the finish line just one spot short of his third victory of the season. Hamlin started 29th…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Charlotte Motor Speedway

Views: 18 Charlotte Coca-Cola 600 Recap: Denny Hamlin’s shot at a Coca-Cola 600 victory was all but eliminated before the green flag even waved Sunday, when the #11 had to return to pit road during the pace laps after losing ballast weights. The blocks of tungsten, which are required for the car to meet minimum weight, fell out of the FedEx #SupportSmall Toyota as the car rolled off pit road at Charlotte Motor Speedway to begin the pace laps. NASCAR ordered Hamlin back to pit road so the team could replace…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Charlotte

Views: 35 Race Info: Race: Charlotte Coca-Cola 600 Date/Time: Sunday, May 24/6 p.m. ET Distance: 400 laps/600 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Track Shape: Quad-oval 2019 Winner: Martin Truex Jr. Express Notes: Darlington Toyota 500 Recap: Denny Hamlin won Wednesday night’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway in the #11 FedEx “Delivering Strength” Toyota, after a late-race call to stay out on older tires with less than 30 laps to go was followed by a wreck and rainfall, cancelling the end of the race. Hamlin and crew chief Chris Gabehart elected to come to pit…

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Denny Hamlin and FedEx Unveil New Paint Scheme, Paying Tribute to Small Business Owners

Views: 32 MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 21, 2020 – Ahead of this weekend’s race at Charlotte, FedEx and Denny Hamlin unveiled a brand-new paint scheme that recognizes small business owners across the United States. The paint scheme features a series of stars along the rear panel, which honors the role small business owners play across the country. #SupportSmall is also included on the hood to highlight FedEx support of small businesses during the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s an honor to unveil this new paint scheme, which acknowledges small businesses,…

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HaasTooling.com Racing: Cole Custer Darlington 500k Race Report

Views: 30 Date: May 20, 2020 Event: Darlington 500k Series: NASCAR Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Format: 228 laps, broken into three stages (60 laps/65 laps/83 laps) Start/Finish: 22nd/31st (Running, completed 206 of 208 laps) Point Standing: 24th with 88 points, 170 out of first Note: Race called official 20 laps short of its scheduled 228-lap distance due to rain.   Race Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 1 Winner: Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 2 Winner: Clint Bowyer of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford)   Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-60):       …

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Denny Hamlin/FedEx Racing Express Facts – Darlington

Views: 20 Race Info: Race: Toyota 500 Date/Time: Weds, May 20/7:30 p.m. ET Distance: 228 laps/311.4 miles Track Length: 1.36 miles Track Shape: Egg-shaped oval 2019 Winner: N/A Express Notes: Press Kit: Download the 2020 FedEx Racing press materials at www.fedexracing.com/presskit, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Chris Gabehart and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights and statistics. Darlington “The Real Heroes 400” Recap: Denny Hamlin battled the track “Too Tough to Tame” for a top-five finish in NASCAR’s return to live racing on Sunday. Hamlin finished fifth at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway in the Cup Series’ first event since going…

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Denny Hamlin FedEx Racing Express Facts – Virtual Richmond Raceway

Views: 28 Denny Hamlin #11 “Thank you FedEx team members” Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Virtual Race Info: Race: Toyota Owners Pro Invitational Date/Time: Sunday, April 19/1 p.m. ET Race Distance: 150 Laps Track Length: 0.75 miles Track Shape: Oval Banking: 14 degrees Express Notes: eNASCAR Bristol Recap: Denny Hamlin clawed his way from the back of the pack to a fourth-place finish in the April 5 eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series event at virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, earning a top-five in the “Thank you FedEx team members” Toyota. The event was the third in the iRacing video simulation series…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Virtual Bristol Motor Speedway

Views: 33 Virtual Race Info: Race: Food City Showdown Date/Time: Sunday, April 5/1 p.m. ET Race Distance: 150 Laps Track Length: 0.533 miles Track Shape: Oval Banking: 24-28 degrees eNASCAR Texas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 24th in Sunday’s iRacing Pro Invitational Series virtual NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway, after a late-race speeding penalty put him back in the running order followed by an on-track incident in the closing laps. Timmy Hill was the race winner. Hamlin qualified 17th and decided to fall to the back of the field at the start to avoid wrecks near the front.…

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FedEx Racing Express Facts – Virtual Texas Motor Speedway

Views: 38 Denny Hamlin #11 “Thank you FedEx team members” Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing   Virtual Race Info: Race: O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 Date/Time: Sunday, March 29/1 p.m. ET Race Distance: 125 laps/187.5 miles Track Shape: Oval Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Express Notes: eNASCAR Homestead Recap: Denny Hamlin took the FedEx Express Toyota to a virtual Victory Lane for the first time Sunday, winning the inaugural eNASCAR Pro Invitational event at a simulated Homestead-Miami Speedway. A barefoot Hamlin, who logged hours of practice time for the work-from-home event, started the race ninth from the seat…

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