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Denny Hamlin: I won't pay NASCAR fine

Denny Hamlin at Daytona last month. Denny Hamlin is good and angry about being fined $25,000 by NASCAR for making wht it said were “disparaging remarks” about the new Sprint Cup Gen-6 car on Sunday. “Ultimately, I’m not okay with it,” Hamlin said of the punishment at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “This is the most upset and angry I’ve been in a really, really long time about anything … anything that relates to NASCAR. The truth is what the truth is. I don’t believe in this. I’m never going to believe in it. As far as I’m concerned, I’m not going to pay the fine. If they suspend me, they suspend me. I don’t care at this point.” NASCAR could do just that, which would hurt Hamlin, who drives for Joe Gibbs Racing, in the Sprint Cup standings. Or NASCAR could deduct the money from his next race weekend. Or it could just drop the whole matter and admit it made a mistake. (Not that sports organizations ever do that … ) In a statement on Twitter, Hamlin indicated he would appeal and added tha