NASCAR World Reacts To Denny Hamlin's Punishment Sunday

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It's been a few weeks for Denny Hamlin, who was disqualified from his third win of the season just two weeks ago.

Today he is faced with a new kind of drama.

During today's Firekeepers Casino 400 in Michigan, Hamlin was having a great walk.

In Stage One he finished second behind Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Christopher Bell before winning Stage Two.

Then things got a bit settled in stage three.

A safety breach, along with a race ruling that there were too many pit members on the wall, resulted in Hamlin being sent to the back of the field.

Hamlin finished third in the race, in the process scoring the most points that day.

NASCAR fans were heartbroken for Hamlin and are even beginning to believe that the organization has fleshed it out for him:

It's been a rough season for Denny Hamlin, to say the least.

He did not make the top 12 in the first six races before eventually winning the Toyota Owners 400.

Hamlin then had five more races, where he dropped out of the top 15 before finishing fourth in the AdventHealth 400 and winning the Coca-Cola 600.

In the nine races since then, Hamlin has had three top six finishes outside the race from which he was ineligible.

Ultimately, if Hamlin doesn't win the NASCAR Cup Series in 2022,

He will have more than last month to plead guilty to it.

However it does nothing to ease the frustration.