Posted April 25, 2012 on
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Denny Hamlin's on such a winning roll this NASCAR season, even his biscuits turned out great.
Hamlin is coming off a victory last week at Kansas Speedway, his second Sprint Cup win of the season. Now, Hamlin is heading into his home track at Richmond where the Joe Gibbs Racing star usually gets his season kicked into full gear. Hamlin says the way he's going, ''nothing says I can't win four or five in a row here the next few weeks.''
Hamlin made a stop in Darlington to visit with fans and learn how to make biscuits at an area Bojangles. The fast-food chain had recently signed a five-year deal as the Southern 500's title sponsor and Hamlin had his clean hands inside the restaurant's dough to press out biscuits.
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Denny Hamlin sure has ridden the roller coaster the last few years. Think back to 2010 when he won eight races and was vying for the championship right up to and including the last race of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
He ended up finishing second to Jimmie Johnson that season.
In 2011, it was literally the completely other end of the spectrum for he and his Joe Gibbs...
Tony Stewart passed Virginia short-track racer Greg Edwards before the midway point of the race and ran away with the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown on Thursday night at Richmond International Raceway.
Stewart took off on a restart with 11 laps to go in the 75-lap event while Jeff Burton, running second, failed to keep pace and wound up getting shuffled back. Joey Logano took...
Tony Stewart put on a clinic Thursday in the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at Richmond International Raceway.
Stewart qualified fourth and took the lead from pole sitter Greg Edwards for the first time on Lap 31. "Smoke" led 21 of 52 laps when the competition caution was called with 25 circuits remaining in the charity event.
When the race restarted, Stewart remained...
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· Average finish of 7.6
· Series-best Average Running Position of 6.1
· Series-best Driver Rating of 117.6
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