Hamlin fined $25k by NASCAR for criticizing car

Mar 7, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: SavannahNow

A furious Denny Hamlin says he won't pay the $25,000 fine leveled on him by NASCAR on Thursday after his criticism of the Gen-6 race car.

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lifeatford

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With that deal with Hamlin, just about does it with me and the hitler attitude NASCAR HAS
WWE CRASHCAR 2013

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lifeatford wrote:
With that deal with Hamlin, just about does it with me and the hitler attitude NASCAR HAS
Hamlin better watch his back, or the NASCAR Gestapo will start screwing with him. BTW the stickers of the duel exhaust pipes on the new cars are so cool!
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Think about this NASCAR.You wonder why all the drivers go into their Haulers when something bad goes wrong on the track,and not talk to the media. CAN YOU BLAME THEM!!! Hamlin is not my favorite driver but this is so Childish on your Part..I Guess you just lost some more fans....
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anyone else notice that the comments section on nascar.com has been disabled, they can,t fine fans for negative comments so they are seeking other methods to silence them
Real Race Fan

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Why only $25,000. Should be $50,000. Coach Gibbs needs to take him to the woodshed.
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Mar 8, 2013
 
Brian France is about to ruin NASCAR if someone doesn't take his booze away from him.
Just me

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What ever happened to freedom of speech?
ThomasA

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" The truth will set you free".(Just not in Nascar's eyes.)
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Mar 8, 2013
 
@ Just me... Amen.
Vexed

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Mar 8, 2013
 
NASCAR has done more to "denigrate" the sport with IT'S attitude towards Hamlin !
Hilton Head

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bubbba wrote:
anyone else notice that the comments section on nascar.com has been disabled, they can,t fine fans for negative comments so they are seeking other methods to silence them
I have been checking every day since the Daytona 500. They don't want to hear anything negative and the only way they can avoid it is to make some lame excuse. So sad!

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Just me wrote:
What ever happened to freedom of speech?
I think Obama might be trying to do away with that like he is the second amendment
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I've been trying really hard to keep my interest in NASCAR; and the new cars haven't helped much, unless you like single-file driving (not racing). I'm mostly turned off by a couple of really overly talkative television commentators (KP especially drives me nuts). Now, this thing with Denny Hamlin may be the icing on the cake. What he said was so benign it could have slipped by even a casual viewer. And: What does NASCAR do? Throws him under the bus and brings more attention to the comment, and the cars, than they ever could have imagined. They ought to fine themselves (for stupidity at least, or faulty reasoning at best) and offer Denny an apology.
former fan by by nascar

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bubbba wrote:
anyone else notice that the comments section on nascar.com has been disabled, they can,t fine fans for negative comments so they are seeking other methods to silence them
Thats rite, they took down the fan comment section over at nascar.com bcuz every single person that was posting had something negative (but true) to say about the sport. So long nascar... you just lost another fan!

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