Martin Truex Jr Blamed Denny Hamlin for Losing to Ross Chastain on the Radio


In Nashville, Ross Chastain surprised everyone by winning the Ally 400. On the other hand, it was a good day for Joe Gibbs Racing, as both their drivers, Martin Truex Jr and Denny Hamlin finished in the top 5. 

However, the radio message of Truex Jr went viral, as he blamed Hamlin for losing to Chastain. 

Truex Jr and Hamlin had a feisty battle in Nashville

In Stage 2 of the race, the two JGR drivers were having a wheel-to-wheel competition on the track. In the end, Hamlin won Stage 2. Meanwhile, Chastain showed massive speed in Stage 3 beating both the JGR drivers to finish the race on top. On the other hand, Truex Jr and Hamlin finished in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively. 

Hamlin’s comments after the race

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After the race, he talked about racing his teammate Truex Jr. He said, “I thought that #19(Truex Jr) was a little better, the #1 (Chastain) obviously came on strong there at the end and so that’s all we have with our Fed Ex Toyota.” He further said, “It’s a day with no mistakes and we just gave ourselves a chance just didn’t have quite a fast enough car to go up for contention.”

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Truex Jr was not happy with Hamlin

After the race was concluded, a radio message from Truex Jr showed his frustration toward teammate Hamlin. He said, “In the meeting, we can talk about how the 11 car cost us the race.”

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