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Denny Hamlin fastest in Saturday’s opening Sprint Cup practice

FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks - Practice

DOVER, DE - MAY 30: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Cares Toyota, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

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Pole-sitter Denny Hamlin led the way in Saturday morning’s Sprint Cup practice session, topping the field with a lap of 156.331 mph.

Three of Joe Gibbs Racing’s four cars were in the top 10 with Hamlin first, Carl Edwards second and Matt Kenseth third. Kyle Busch was 12th.

Hendrick Motorsports, which struggled in Friday’s qualifying, had two cars in the top 10 Saturday with Jimmie Johnson fourth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. ninth.

Saturday morning’s practice report: