Former Chesterfield resident Denny Hamlin cut his teeth at several short tracks — including Southside Speedway in 1999 — on his way to NASCAR’s premier series. NBC Sports and NASCAR will air profiles of several Cup drivers talking about their beginnings in the sport.

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