Hamlin: Parting with crew chief Wheeler at end of season
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will have a new crew chief in 2019.
Hamlin tweeted that Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be his last with crew chief Mike Wheeler.
“You were there for me in the beginning when I first started with JGR 14 years ago. It’s been a great ride,” Hamlin tweeted
Hamlin is winless this season for Joe Gibbs Racing and has hasn’t raced for the championship since 2014. Hamlin has won a Cup race every year since his debut in 2004.
JGR didn’t name a replacement.
Wheeler took over in 2014 and they won five races in 111 starts, including the 2016 Daytona 500.
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