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DRIVER: Denny Hamlin

BORN: Nov. 18, 1980

HOMETOWN: Chesterfield, Va.

CREW CHIEF: Darian Grubb

SPONSOR: FedEx Express

TWITTER: @dennyhamlin

NOTES: Won the exhibition Sprint Unlimited at Daytona. … Won Daytona 500 qualifying race. … Won Cup race for eighth straight year. … Broke a vertebra in his lower back in a last-lap crash at California in March, sat out the next four races. … Missed the Chase and finished 23rd in points.


No. 5 Chevrolet, Hendrick Motorsports

DRIVER: Kasey Kahne

BORN: April 10, 1980

HOMETOWN: Enumclaw, Wash.

CREW CHIEF: Kenny Francis

SPONSOR: Farmers Insurance

TWITTER: @kaseykahne

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