Eight Cup teams, nine Xfinity teams penalized practice time at Dover

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NASCAR announced that eight Cup and nine Xfinity teams will miss practice time today at Dover International Speedway for inspection issues last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Cup teams that failed inspection before last weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 twice and will be forced to miss 15 minutes of practice today are Kasey Kahne, Danica Patrick, Ty Dillon, Regan Smith, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Furniture Row Racing teammates Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones will each miss 15 minutes of practice because their cars were both late to inspection before last weekend’s 600.

In the Xfinity Series, Ryan Blaney will miss 30 minutes of practice after his team failed inspection before last weekend’s race five times.

Missing 15 minutes because their cars were late to inspection before last weekend’s race will be Harrison Rhodes, Ross Chastain and Daniel Hemric.

Missing 15 minutes of practice because their team failed inspection three times before last weekend’s race will be Austin Dillon and Dakoda Armstrong.

Missing 15 minutes of practice because their team failed inspection twice before last weekend’s race will be Elliott Sadler, Blake Koch and Daniel Suarez.

Teams that will lose pit selection will be those of Dillon, Blaney and Armstrong.

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