Dale Earnhardt Jr. tops final Sprint All-Star Race practice

dale-jrNASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., with a lap speed of 193.562 m.p.h., was the fastest driver Friday afternoon during the final (and only) 2014 NASCAR Sprint All-Star practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Second fastest was Brian Vickers with a lap speed of 193.382 m.p.h., and he was followed by Denny Hamlin (193.271 m.p.h.) who third, Kevin Harvick (193.023) fourth and Greg Biffle (191.666) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers during the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Ryan Newman (191.415 m.p.h.) who was sixth, Jeff Gordon (191.198) sevent Kyle Busch (191.191) eighth, Matt Kenseth (191.164) ninth and Tony Stewart (191.063) posting the tenth fastest lap speed.

The last fifteen minutes saw drivers practicing coming onto pit road at full speed. Brad Keselowski did two runs five minutes too early, he had a quick sit down with NASCAR officials in the hauler before practice was over.

Qualifying will take place on Saturday at 7:10 p.m. (ET) and consist of 3 laps and a pit-stop for four tires, and then impounded before the 30th annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race that follows later in the evening and televised by FOX Sports 1.

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Final Practice
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 193.562 27.898 Leader 49
2 55 Brian Vickers 193.382 27.924 -0.026 48
3 11 Denny Hamlin 193.271 27.940 -0.042 40
4 4 Kevin Harvick 193.023 27.976 -0.078 43
5 16 Greg Biffle 191.666 28.174 -0.276 40
6 31 Ryan Newman 191.415 28.211 -0.313 38
7 24 Jeff Gordon 191.198 28.243 -0.345 39
8 18 KyleBusch 191.191 28.244 -0.346 34
9 20 Matt Kenseth 191.164 28.248 -0.350 39
10 14 Tony Stewart 191.063 28.263 -0.365 48
11 99 Carl Edwards 190.873 28.291 -0.393 31
12 2 Brad Keselowski 190.759 28.308 -0.410 48
13 1 Jamie McMurray 189.880 28.439 -0.541 32
14 48 Jimmie Johnson 189.707 28.465 -0.567 42
15 22 Joey Logano 189.660 28.472 -0.574 40
16 5 Kasey Kahne 189.135 28.551 -0.653 53
17 41 Parker Kligerman 188.291 28.679 -0.781 51
18 78 Martin Truex Jr. 187.259 28.837 -0.939 34
19 34 David Ragan 185.008 29.188 -1.290 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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