JGR Driver is Expected to Race This Weekend in Richmond
And Through the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship
HUNTERSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (September 9, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that driver Denny Hamlin suffered a torn Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in his right knee while playing basketball Tuesday night.
Hamlin had a MRI this morning to confirm the diagnosis and has been evaluated by the medical team at OrthoCarolina. He has received the medical clearance necessary to continue racing activities and is expected to race the remainder of the season and through the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Hamlin will require surgery to repair the ACL damage following the season.
Brendan Gaughan & the Georgetown Hoyas
NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan, who drives the No. 33 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet in the Nationwide Series and No. 2 Chevrolet 8 Camping World Series, is a former walk-on basketball player for the Georgetown Hoyas, lettering in 1995, 1996 and 1997. Gaughan, who was roommates with Allen Iverson on the road, played on two Big East regular season championship teams, as well as one NCAA Elite Eight appearance.
The Las Vegas native likes Georgetown’s chances when the No. 3-seeded Hoyas open up NCAA Tournament play against No.14 Belmont on Friday. He shares some of his thoughts:
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