Confidence and cockiness. Two things Denny Hamlin seems to have right now.
Hamlin essentially called his shot last week after the Chicagoland race when he said he would win the race next week at New Hampshire. Hamlin backed up his guarantee and crossed the finish line first at New Hampshire Sunday afternoon. Hamlin had come from the 32nd starting position but Hamlin took the lead before the 100 lap mark. Hamlin had to race his teammate Kyle Busch early but after Busch suffered engine problems, Hamlin was the lone Joe Gibbs Racing car in the front. Hamlin then had to race Jimmie Johnson later in the race but Hamlin was able to hold Johnson off as well. Continue reading →
A week ago Denny Hamlin finished 16th for the first race in the Chase due to a team error by his gas man who did not fill the gas tank all the way. The error turned into an empty gas tank on the last lap at Chicagoland. After the race Denny Hamlin tweeted that he would win the next week at New Hampshire. Hamlin tweeted, “This is week 1 of 10. We will win next week.” Continue reading →
Everyone has them; they could be superstar athletes or everyday people. I have been privileged enough to meet three of my idols over the past month. With every encounter, I was star struck. Talking to someone that you admire, care for and respect, creates an incredible feeling inside of you. I have felt that feeling inside of me three times in the past month. “Incredible”. That’s how I describe every meeting. Continue reading →