30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Denny Hamlin

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. This week, we’re going with the 34th-place driver from the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.

Name: Denny Hamlin

Age: 37

Hometown: Chesterfield, VA

Team: Joe Gibbs Racing

Odd 6

  1. He and his girlfriend have two daughters together.
  2. Outside of the car, he likes basketball and golf.
  3. He hosts an event with Hootie & the Blowfish founding member Mark Bryan that benefits three charities.
  4. He’s won the March of Dimes’ Champion for Babies Award. Other recipients include Arnold Palmer, Joe Namath and Greg Gumbel.
  5. April 26, 2012 was declared Denny Hamlin Foundation Day by Virginia governor Robert McDonnell.
  6. He and FedEx participate in the Safe Kids Worldwide initiative through the Delivering Laps for Safe Kids program. Last season, over $100,000 was donated thanks to Denny’s on-track performance.

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