Photos: Hamlin honors Jason Leffler with old FedEx paint scheme at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich – Joe Gibbs Racing made a last minute paint scheme adjustment to the No. 11 Fed Ex Toyota driven by Denny Hamlin for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway.

Hamlin’s car was wrapped in it’s normal colors for qualifying but was changed to pay tribute to the late Jason Leffler on Sunday for the Quicken Loans 400 by using the old school paint scheme from when Leffler raced for JGR and FedEx in 2005. Leffler died in a short track accident last Wednesday from a blunt force neck injury at the age of 37.


Hamlin’s Jason Leffler paint scheme – Getty Images

Hamlin was one of many drivers paying tribute to Leffler on Sunday. Hamlin finished the race in 30th position.


The car in 2005.

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