CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin has announced the birth of his daughter.

Hamlin posted photos of Taylor James Hamlin on Twitter on Monday. She was born Sunday and is the first child for Hamlin, whose given first name is James, and his girlfriend, former Charlotte Bobcats dancer Jordan Fish.

Hamlin is entering his eighth season with Joe Gibbs Racing and has 22 career victories. He has made the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship every year.

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