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Toyota Reacts To NASCAR's Decision On Denny Hamlin

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - APRIL 23: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx All in for Small Business Toyota, waits on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 23, 2022 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)

Toyota has responded to NASCAR's decision regarding the Denny Hamlin situation.

NASCAR has told Hamlin that he must complete sensitivity training after he put out a very insensitive tweet on Monday that involved Kyle Larsen. The process must be started by the end of the week as well.

Hamlin is in trouble due to him posting a clip from the show Family Guy that shows an Asian driver cutting off cars without signaling. In the clip, he had Kyle Larson’s name superimposed over the driver as a way to make fun of him. Larson's mom is Asian-American, so this was a racist tweet from Hamlin. Toyota agrees with NASCAR's decision, per Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports. "We have spoken with Denny Hamlin regarding his tweet from yesterday. Toyota supports NASCAR’s decision to mandate sensitivity training for Denny and we will all move forward together," the statement read.

Hopefully, Hamlin will learn from this and think before he decides to publish tweets in the future.