The Frontstretch: Hamlin Tripped Up After Lowe's Testing by Mike Neff -- Wednesday May 3, 2006

Go to site navigation Go to article

Hamlin Tripped Up After Lowe's Testing

Mike Neff · Wednesday May 3, 2006

 

Through two days of testing at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, there were several wrecks but no major injuries…on the track. Off the track, it was a different story as teams packed up to head home Wednesday night.

The #11 FedEx team with driver Denny Hamlin found themselves goofing around and doing a little personal testing of their own after on-track activities were completed at 9:00 PM. Members of the crew found themselves being timed as they ran laps around the team’s hauler. Unfortunately, the horseplay led to a minor mishap, as driver Denny Hamlin tripped and was injured during all the fun. Hamlin was loaded into an ambulance and taken from the track as a precaution. The nature of his injuries are unclear at this time.

As for the on-track speeds at Lowe’s, David Stremme paced a testing field of over 70 cars in the two-day session, with an evening speed of 186.929 mph. Johnny Sauter, Kenny Schrader, Travis Kvapil, and Hamlin rounded out the Top 5 speeds from the day.

NASCAR NEWS, RIGHT TO YOUR INBOXAND IT’S FREE.
The Frontstretch Newsletter, back in 2014 gives you more of the daily news, commentary, and racing features from your favorite writers you know and love. Don’t waste another minute – click here to sign up now. We’re here to make sure you stay informed … so make sure you jump on for the ride!

Today on the Frontstretch:
NASCAR Easter Eggs: A Few Off-Week Nuggets to Chew On
Five Points To Ponder: NASCAR’s Take-A-Breath Moment
Truckin’ Thursdays: Top Five All-Time Truck Series Drivers
Going By the Numbers: A Week Without Racing Can Bring Relief But Kill Momentum
FREE NEWSLETTER! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

 

©2000 - 2008 Mike Neff and Frontstetch.com. Thanks for visiting the Frontstretch!

Editor
05/04/2006 08:50 AM
permalink

For more information, as well as a quote from Denny Hamlin, please check out the press release in our NEXTEL Cup PR section to your left.

 

Contact Mike Neff

Recent articles from Mike Neff:

Special Winter Sprint Car Series set for January debut at Cocopah Speedway
Beyond the Cockpit with Ben Rhodes
Kroger 250 postponed until Sunday afternoon
Denny Hamlin out of the car for the race at Auto Club Speedway
Nationwide Breakdown – Drive to Stop Diabetes 300

Want to find out more about Mike Neff? Maybe see all the articles he's written here at the Frontstetch? Check out his article archive and bio page then!