Denny Hamlin, Joe Gibbs Racing unveil paint scheme, tribute to fallen veteran

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin will pay tribute to Marine Staff Sergeant Thomas Joseph Dodds Dudley on his No. 11 car in Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600.

All 40 NASCAR drivers will have a veteran’s name on their car as part of the ‘600 Miles of Remembrance’.

Dudley served six overseas deployments, including in Afghanistan and Iraq, and was killed in 2011 in Afghanistan.

He won several medals during his 11 years of service.

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