The next chapter in the Hamlin vs. Chastain vs. NASCAR saga continues as Denny quantifies his reasoning behind letting the penalty ride and then deciding to pursue an appeal days later. He also discusses subsequent fallout from disrespectful drivers and how the garage views those antics and the corresponding consequences for them on this week’s Dirty Mo Media podcast, “Actions Detrimental: Less Give & Take.”
You need to know:
- Denny Hamlin and Ross Chastain had contact on the penultimate lap of the Ruoff Mortgage 500 at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, March 12th, 2023.
- Resulted in both of them falling down the running order, Denny Hamlin (23rd) and Ross Chastain (24th) respectively at the checkered flag.
- Denny Hamlin admitted to intentional contact on his podcast, “Actions Detrimental: I’m Ready To Move On,” on March 13th, 2023; NASCAR subsequently penalized him 25 driver’s points and $50,000.
The Main Characters
To appeal or not to appeal?
Thinking somebody needs to superimpose Denny’s face here.
Denny Hamlin: The Last Action Hero
Denny discusses the lack of respect from this generation’s drivers and reacts to Kyle Busch’s “say or not to say” on said subject.
Ross won’t be attending any Denny-driven podcast’s anytime soon…
We know who might be though? Josh Williams may be “parking it” on the “Actions Detrimental” podcast in the not-too-distant future.
In The Stands
Denny donned a T-Shirt that states “In my defense, I was left unsupervised”…and Paul Campbell tells the boys of “Door Bumper Clear” that this is Spot On!