Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Brui » Wed, 27 Mar 2013 04:46:16


http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-haml...

Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting effects
from it.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Nancy » Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:36:13


Quote:
> http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-haml...

> Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting effects
> from it.

ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

N.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by TS02,05,11cham » Thu, 28 Mar 2013 23:48:17


Quote:

>> http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-haml...

>> Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting effects
>> from it.

> ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

Just heard that. So much for his season. Wonder who will fill in?

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by the wil » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 00:15:27

Just saw this...

JGR has never had a Cup driver miss a race in all of its 21 seasons
because of injury until now.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by John McCo » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 01:32:21



Quote:


>>> http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-
haml
>>> ...

>>> Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting
>>> effects from it.

>> ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

> Just heard that. So much for his season.

Well, maybe not.  There's the off week for Easter, then he'd
miss Martinsville, Texas, Kansas and Richmond.  Next after
that is Talladega, which is a less physically demanding
track, and a short race time-wise.  So I could see him trying
to make it back for that race.  Missing 4 races is not such
a big hole that he couldn't make the Chase, altho it would
be a pretty big challenge.

Quote:
> Wonder who will fill in?

Odds are Sadler, who's already under contract to JGR.
Everyone else who'd seem qualified is either under contract
to a Ford or Chevy team, or is on bad terms with JGR for
some reason.

Sadler could make for entertaining racing, as he's the kind
of guy who'd be more likely to overdrive the car trying to
prove he belongs in the big leagues than just run for the
points.

John

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Pete Zahr » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:36:19


Quote:
>....  Missing 4 races is not such
>a big hole that he couldn't make the Chase, altho it would
>be a pretty big challenge.

Pretty big???
I thing the odds would be better that he would win
the next 5 Daytona 500's.

--

Dan

It's always darkest before dawn.
So if you're going to steal the neighbor's newspaper,
that's the time to do it.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Pete Zahr » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:43:44


Quote:
>ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

>N.

Disclaimer.
This in NO WAY is pointing fingers at anyone.
Just a thought,

The only person that ever knows the "real" intention
or cause of a wreck, is the one involved.
You have to live with what happens.
I hope Logano knows down deep
that it was an accident, if that is his claim.
He said, he had it coming.
Nobody has that coming.
Missing an opportunity to win the title
and $10,000,000.

Like I said, I don't know.
He does.

I'm standing by my thoughts of always,
in that if you are going to dump somebody, you just can't do
it on a speedway....

Not a big Hamlin fan.
Not a big Logano fan.
I like Stewart, a lot, but he was way out of line
with his remarks.

My take on Fontana.

--

Dan

It's always darkest before dawn.
So if you're going to steal the neighbor's newspaper,
that's the time to do it.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by the wil » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 06:49:37

On Mar 27, 10:48?am, "TS02,05,11champ"
 Wonder who will fill in?

Sources have told the Frontstretch Elliott Sadler has been chosen as
the primary sub for Denny Hamlin. All thats preventing an official
announcement, as of Wednesday AM is a few details to work out with
sponsor Fed Ex.

http://www.frontstretch.com/mneff/42668/

 
 
 

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Post by John McCo » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:14:29


Quote:

>>....  Missing 4 races is not such
>>a big hole that he couldn't make the Chase, altho it would
>>be a pretty big challenge.

> Pretty big???
> I thing the odds would be better that he would win
> the next 5 Daytona 500's.

Really think so?  Hamlin had 4 DNFs last year, and made the
chase.  Johnson had 5 DNFs and made it.  Now, granted, not
starting (and scoring no points) is worse than a DNF, but
still, if he had no DNFs the rest of the year, and worked
in a couple of wins, that could put him in the chase.

And that's not even considering that he could get in by
having the most wins amoung drivers 11th-20th in points
(who get positions 11 & 12 in the chase). (*)

And it's also not considering that he might be well enough
to start a race or two, and hand over to Sadler after one
lap (since the driver who starts gets all the points,
regardless of how much or how little of the race he actually
drives).

John

(* that's probably the most likely way in.  3 wins and
20th in points would probably be in the chase, and that
should be possible).

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by the wil » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:57:13


I dont think Denny will make it in the Chase on points. I think his
only chance is on wins, which he could do. (2, 3 would be nice)

It looks like Denny will miss five races if he is out 6 weeks.

Say 750 points is a good number to have after 26 races to get you into
the Chase. (10th place) Out 6 weeks would bring him back on May 5th at
Talladega. That will leave 19 races. He would have to finish fourth,
(19 x 40=756) in all 19 races. (not counting bonus points) It is
certainly possible, but it is a tough hill to climb.

I think I got this right. Check me on it.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Pete Zahr » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 08:39:29


Quote:

>> Pretty big???
>> I thing the odds would be better that he would win
>> the next 5 Daytona 500's.

>Really think so?

It "was" sort of tongue and cheek..

Quote:
>Hamlin had 4 DNFs last year, and made the
>chase.  Johnson had 5 DNFs and made it.  Now, granted, not
>starting (and scoring no points) is worse than a DNF, but
>still, if he had no DNFs the rest of the year, and worked
>in a couple of wins, that could put him in the chase.

You're right, I really didn't do any math.

Quote:

>And that's not even considering that he could get in by
>having the most wins amoung drivers 11th-20th in points
>(who get positions 11 & 12 in the chase). (*)

Most likely way to get in I agree.

Quote:
>And it's also not considering that he might be well enough
>to start a race or two, and hand over to Sadler
>John

Geez.... beat me up some more!!!!

--

Dan

It's always darkest before dawn.
So if you're going to steal the neighbor's newspaper,
that's the time to do it.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Mike Marlo » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 09:36:29

Quote:





>>>> http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-
>>>> haml ...

>>>> Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting
>>>> effects from it.

>>> ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

>> Just heard that. So much for his season.

> Well, maybe not.  There's the off week for Easter, then he'd
> miss Martinsville, Texas, Kansas and Richmond.  Next after
> that is Talladega, which is a less physically demanding
> track, and a short race time-wise.  So I could see him trying
> to make it back for that race.  Missing 4 races is not such
> a big hole that he couldn't make the Chase, altho it would
> be a pretty big challenge.

Not to mention that Denny could start each of the races, and then get out of
the car after one lap, or at the first caution.

--

-Mike-

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by Nancy » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:13:58



Quote:





> >>>>http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2013/03/25/denny-
> >>>> haml ...

> >>>> Hopefully he will be back racing soon and not have any lasting
> >>>> effects from it.

> >>> ABC news says he'll miss six weeks....

> >> Just heard that. So much for his season.

> > Well, maybe not. ?There's the off week for Easter, then he'd
> > miss Martinsville, Texas, Kansas and Richmond. ?Next after
> > that is Talladega, which is a less physically demanding
> > track, and a short race time-wise. ?So I could see him trying
> > to make it back for that race. ?Missing 4 races is not such
> > a big hole that he couldn't make the Chase, altho it would
> > be a pretty big challenge.

> Not to mention that Denny could start each of the races, and then get out of
> the car after one lap, or at the first caution.

> --

> -Mike-


I had lumbar fusion surgery and then 18 months later, a discectomy.
In neither case would I have been, nor was I, allowed to drive for at
least 4 weeks.

Hopefully, Denny being young and all, he will have a better recovery
experience.  But if he has already had "back trouble," it will
probably be in his best interest to err on the conservative side of
attempts to get back into the 11.
And there is always the possibility that another wreck, even not as
severe, could be the straw that wrecked his back for good.

N.

 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by TS02,05,11cham » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:56:11


Quote:

> I'm standing by my thoughts of always,
> in that if you are going to dump somebody, you just can't do
> it on a speedway....

I agree...it's more fun on a highway :)

Quote:
> Not a big Hamlin fan.
> Not a big Logano fan.
> I like Stewart, a lot, but he was way out of line
> with his remarks.

Why was he way out of line?
 
 
 

Denny Has Compression Fracture of Back

Post by the wil » Fri, 29 Mar 2013 18:27:58


lol I forgot he had 145 points now. (brain fart)

C***TE, N.C. -- Can Denny Hamlin still make the Chase?

Yes.

And it might not be as difficult as it appears.

Hamlin is expected to miss the next five races recovering from a
compression fracture in his lower back suffered on a last-lap wreck
with former Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Joey Logano on Sunday at Auto
Club Speedway.

He had 180 points during that span a year ago, which is a ton for one
of only two drivers -- Jimmie Johnson is the other -- to have never
missed NASCAR's 10-race playoff. It basically ends any chance he has
of automatically qualifying in the top 10.

But earning one of the two wild-card berths, given to the drivers with
the most wins inside the top 20, isn't a reach at all.

A year ago, Jamie McMurray was 20th in the standings with 640 points
when the Chase was set after 26 races. Hamlin, now 10th in the
standings, has 145 points.

Hamlin would need approximately 495 points -- and one or two wins --
over the 16 races before the September Richmond race to be in position
for the top 20 under 2012 standards. To do that he would need an
average of 30.9 points per race, or an average finish of around 13th.

Throw in bonus points for a few wins in which he leads the most laps
for a maximum 48 points and his average finish could be slightly
higher.

It's possible. A year ago, Hamlin's average finish was only 14.1 from
race 11 to 26. But he won at Bristol and Atlanta and accumulated 499
points, three more than he would have needed to get into the Chase.

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