‘Actions Detrimental’ Costs Hamlin $50,000

Denny Hamlin was not exempt from NASCAR’s eye when the sanctioning body issued a list of post-race penalties on Wednesday morning in relation to last weekend’s event at Phoenix Raceway. NASCAR has fined Hamlin $50,000 and deducted 25 driver points for violating Sections 4.4 of NASCAR’s Member Code of Conduct. 1 Trackhouse Racing car into the wall, costing he and Chastain multiple positions as they were scored 23rd (Hamlin) and 24th (Chastain), respectively. Hamlin later admitted on his Actions Detrimental podcast that the contact was intentional. I’m about to finish in the mid-teens,’” Hamlin said. I unleashed, I let the wheel go and I said he’s coming with me,” Hamlin admitted. I think that’s the fairest way to do it,” Hamlin said.

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