NASCAR’s Denny Hamlin becomes a father

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 30: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Jordon Fish arrive on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for NASCAR)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 30:  Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Jordon Fish arrive on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for NASCAR)
LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 30: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, and Jordon Fish arrive on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Awards at the Wynn Las Vegas on November 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin and longtime girlfriend Jordon Fish announced the birth of their daughter early Monday morning on Twitter.

According to the post Taylor James Hamlin arrived at 8:20 Sunday night or as the proud father Tweeted: Born Jan 20 at 20:20! The Tweet said that the baby girl was 6 pounds 5 ounces and 20 inches. The pregnancy was announced last August during the NASCAR Sprint Cup weekend at Pocono Raceway. At the time, Hamlin said he would be leaning on his parents to help out. MORE>>>

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