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Hamlin, Roush Fenway Teammates Lose Pit Selection at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas — Denny Hamlin is one of three drivers that have lost their pit selection for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Hamlin, who lies second in the Chase for the Sprint Cup standings, received his fourth written warning of the season for failing inspection. NASCAR did not disclose specifically what did not pass inspection on the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry.

Hamlin qualified 17th for Sunday’s round yesterday.

Greg Biffle and Trevor Bayne have lost their pit selection as well for their fourth written warning of the season. Biffle qualified 25th while Bayne qualified alongside his teammate in 26th.

The eighth round of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup is set to go off at 1:00 pm on Sunday. Austin Dillon will start from the pole.

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Josh Farmer joined the media center in 2012 after first discovering his love of IndyCar racing in 2004 at Auto Club Speedway. He has been an accredited member of the IndyCar media center since 2014 and also contributes to IndyCar.com along with The Motorsports Tribune.

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