Erik Jones is driving the No. 20 car this season, replacing Matt Kenseth who Joe Gibbs Racing dropped for financial reasons. A year ago at this time Joe Gibbs Racing was dealing with the loss of Carl Edwards, a top tier driver coming off a heartbreaking loss in the championship playoff round. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth, Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch combined to win a quarter of the season's races in 2017.
All four of the drivers competing for a title will start in the top 10. Brad Keselowski starts fifth and Kevin Harvick will start ninth.
Keselowski finished 16th. But thanks to Denny Hamlin getting bumped by Chase Elliott and Elliott getting passed by Matt Kenseth, he's got a shot at the title.
Hamlin is the first driver outside the top four, 19 points behind Brad Keselowski for the final (and only) spot at Homestead.
A fan got perilously close to Denny Hamlin after the race to express his displeasure with the way Hamlin raced Chase Elliott.
Busch advances to the title race with the win.
By AMANDA VINCENT Personal items belonging to Chris Lambert, spotter for Denny Hamlin, and Chris Osborne, spotter for Daniel Suarez of Joe Gibbs Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, were stolen from a rental car Thursday night in Homestead, Fla., while the men were eating dinner at a local restaurant. The two men [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT A week after his elimination from the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, Denny Hamlin claimed his second pole of the season and the second of his career at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, posting a 31.038-second/173.980 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying to garner the first starting [...]
Denny Hamlin (11) leads early during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) A driver not racing for the title will start first in the 2017 season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. As Chase Elliott nudged Denny Hamlin into the wall on Sunday at Phoenix, it was impossible to view the bump as anything but retribution for what happened two weeks ago at Martinsville. In a push...Show More Summary
Denny Hamlin needs to make up 19 points on Brad Keselowski on Sunday if he wants a chance to race for the 2017 championship. Friday, Hamlin said that deficit was entirely possible to be erased. “I mean, we beat him by 15 points last week and he only finished two spots behind us, so I mean it’s possible for sure,” Hamlin said. Show More Summary
Grubb has served as a crew chief for Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin and Kasey Kahne. (Getty) Kasey Kahne’s current crew chief will be William Byron’s future crew chief. Hendrick Motorsports said Wednesday that Darian Grubb would serve as Byron’s crew chief in 2018. Show More Summary
Denny Hamlin leaves the track after the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. Hamlin wrecked with Chase Elliott during the last few laps. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Consider our Takeaways feature to be the home of our random and sometimes intelligent musings. Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. Kyle Busch passed Denny Hamlin on the last lap to win at Martinsville after Hamlin took out race leader Chase Elliott a few laps earlier. Elliott took the lead on a late restart from Brad Keselowski after driving Keselowski up the track. Show More Summary
Matt Kenseth gets to experience victory lane for likely the final time, while Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin rekindle their feud, and Brad Keselowski earns himself a spot in the championship final. Seeing Matt Kenseth stand on the roof of his No. Show More Summary
Chase Elliott pushed Denny Hamlin into the wall Sunday, causing Hamlin to cut a tire that later sent him crashing and out of the NASCAR playoffs. Everything was going Denny Hamlin’s way Sunday at Phoenix Raceway. He had a fast car and...Show More Summary
Hamlin put Elliott into the wall at Martinsville two weeks ago, but returned the favor at Phoenix
Chase Elliott came up just short after getting revenge on Denny Hamlin Sunday
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