We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Denny Hamlin Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Luck is just a stupid word in racing.
I think my reputation among peers is probably different than my reputation among fans. My peers know me pretty well and so it’s fairly accurate. I think I’m respected among my peers.
The Daytona 500 is always special.
We try 100% every single week to do the best job we can, but we always seem to find 10 more percent when we’re faced with adversity.
Anytime you are superspeedway racing, we’re messing around with inches here and when you feel like it’s your friend that wrecked you, you get a little bit more upset.
If I’m going to win a championship, I need to run top-five every week. I don’t need to win every week.
If you’re relying on winning for happiness, you’re going to be a miserable individual.
There are a lot of people making money in NASCAR, so let’s help it be SAFER barriers where they should be – especially at these very very fast racetracks.
I think that it’s a benefit to have distractions because you don’t overconsume yourself with what-ifs and you end up second-guessing yourself.
I’m a competitor.
Even in the middle of races, when things don’t go well, I don’t let it bother me nearly as much as I used to in the past.
It’s something I’ve always done – speak my mind – and it’s not always in my best interest to do that. But if someone asks me a question, I’m always going to give my 100 percent honest answer, and that’s the best I can do.
Anytime you have adversity or something that you self-inflict on yourself, you typically always have a chip on your shoulder to make sure that you’re not the weak link.
We try to do our best to give honest answers and sometimes those aren’t always the best thing.
Mistakes happen in racing.
I like challenges, and Darlington is the biggest challenge on the circuit.
I think there’s always debris around the track, without a doubt you can call anything debris.
I’d say most qualifying sessions in the Chase are about the only times I get nervous, because qualifying is so important. A lot of times, when you’re fast in practice, you have to live back up to those expectations in actual qualifying.
I like to get wild sometimes with my shoes, but I don’t venture too far out with shoe colors.
Distractions, for me, are a good thing, not a negative.
I’ve paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines for Tweets and whatnot. I express my opinion.
I think that sometimes you just have off years. That’s just part of major sports. You have off years, and it happens.
Danica Patrick, even if she was not super successful results-wise, did a lot for our sport and its visibility. That was an element that fans really did appreciate, and it brought some awareness and different eyes to out sport.
Communication is key to having a good team.
I don’t go into these Daytona 500s expecting to win. I go into it hoping to win, but definitely not expecting because there’s just too many moving parts and pieces for you to guarantee your success.
We’re way underpaid as race car drivers.
I know at times I’ve been very guilty of being too honest at times or too opinionated at times and it costs you a nickel or two.
I think I’m just quiet, and I don’t talk a whole lot.
There are people that live without ACLs all of the time and walk around and you never know the difference.
I can pump myself and beat my chest all I want going into a racetrack, but when you haven’t had success there, that means you don’t know what feel you are looking for.
There’s too much that I’d like to do outside of racing to do this until I’m 50 or whatever.
It doesn’t hurt to have a little confidence in your team.
I think our sport is much better off with a successful female driver in NASCAR.
Obviously the fuel mapping pace is a lot of what happens with your strategy, whether you choose to go full rich or not.
It’s easy to be optimistic when your car is fast.
There’s no doubt, doing what we do, the schedule that we have and the danger that we incur every single week, NASCAR drivers should be making NBA, NFL money.
I’m different than the normal NASCAR driver, I listen to hip-hop music.
Listen… it’s one versus 38. You win 10% of the time, you’re a Hall of Famer.
I have a picture of Texas Motor Speedway with highlighted areas of the racetrack where there are no SAFER barriers – and it’s an overwhelming amount of spots.
Usually if I wreck someone, it’s on purpose – because I don’t wreck a lot of people.
I’m the most underrated driver.
What people don’t realize is they mistake my shyness for cockiness most of the time.
I believe in the NASCAR medical staff.
There’s no right way to do it or wrong way to do it – that’s why so many drivers have been caught in wrecks at Talladega.
I think the reason I was successful in my rookie season is because I was having a lot of fun.
I always said when I was in Late Models, all I ever wanted was when I pull out on the racetrack, people feel like I’m the guy to beat.
When two teams skirmish with each other or the two drivers don’t like talking to each other, all you do is go backward. There’s no doubt about it.
I’ve had shoulder issues.
Anytime you slow the speeds down, racing will always be better.
I’d rather run good and finish bad then run bad and finish a little better, honestly.