We all have rejection stories from our high school prom days.

He may be a future NASCAR Hall of Famer, but like mortals,

Denny Hamlin faced a heartbreaking rejection during his sophomore year.

A few years back Hamlin sat down for an interview where he candidly shared his story.

Hamlin said, "High school prom, my sophomore year,

and there was a girl I really wanted to have and I kept pushing her and she just kept avoiding it.

In the end, I told her to give it up, so we'll go anyway.

got over there and you can tell she wasn't really that interested.

So I look at her and she's with my best friend and she's dancing with him. And I said, hey what's up That's why it happened.

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