Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch docked 60 minutes of practice time

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch will each miss 60 minutes of practice time between the two sessions Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. They are being penalized for inspection issues.

Hamlin and Busch, both playoff drivers, will miss 30 minutes in Saturday’s opening Cup practice and also in Saturday’s final practice.

Saturday’s first practice is from 3 – 3:55 p.m. ET on CNBC. Saturday’s final practice session is from 5 – 5:50 p.m. ET on CNBC.

Playoff drivers Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott will each miss 15 minutes in Saturday’s final practice. Also missing 15 minutes in that session will be Kasey Kahne, Trevor Bayne, Reed Sorenson, Joey Logano, Corey LaJoie and Gray Gaulding. All are being docked practice time for inspection issues.

Missing 30 minutes in final practice for inspection issues will be Matt Kenseth and Erik Jones (along with Hamlin and Busch).

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