Jimmie Johnson on top of Dover Sprint Cup final practice

Bo-kXTcIgAE-QhaLast week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coca-Cola 600 winner, Jimmie Johnson, put up the fastest lap in Saturday’s final FedEx 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway – showing a speed  of 158.863 m.p.h, at the top of the speed chart.

Tomorrow’s pole-sitter, Brad Keseloski, was second fastest with a lap speed of 158.270 m.p.h., and he was followed by Ryan Newman (158.263 m.p.h.) who was third, Denny Hamlin (158.193) fourth and Kevin Harvick (157.798) was fifth fastest.

Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were A.J. Allmendinger (157.398 m.p.h.) who was sixth, Carl Edwards (157.356) seventh, Brian Vickers (157.350) eighth, Paul Menard (157.212) ninth and series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson (157.150) posting tenth.

The 45th annual FedEx 400 is scheduled to get started around 1:20 p.m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and FOX will conclude their season coverage (TNT takes over for the next six races starting with Pocono) with their 12:30 p.m. (ET) pre-race show.

NASCAR Sprint FedEx 400 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 48 Jimmie Johnson 158.863 22.661 Leader 53
2 2 Brad Keselowski 158.270 22.746 -0.085 48
3 31 Ryan Newman 158.263 22.747 -0.086 40
4 11 Denny Hamlin 158.193 22.757 -0.096 42
5 4 Kevin Harvick 157.798 22.814 -0.153 52
6 47 AJ Allmendinger 157.398 22.872 -0.211 39
7 99 Carl Edwards 157.356 22.878 -0.217 31
8 55 Brian Vickers 157.350 22.879 -0.218 49
9 27 Paul Menard 157.212 22.899 -0.238 44
10 42 Kyle Larson # 157.150 22.908 -0.247 43
11 16 Greg Biffle 157.061 22.921 -0.260 32
12 15 Clint Bowyer 157.054 22.922 -0.261 36
13 24 Jeff Gordon 156.979 22.933 -0.272 43
14 5 Kasey Kahne 156.890 22.946 -0.285 47
15 18 KyleBusch 156.863 22.950 -0.289 47
16 14 Tony Stewart 156.863 22.950 -0.289 31
17 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 156.822 22.956 -0.295 53
18 20 Matt Kenseth 156.617 22.986 -0.325 36
19 41 Kurt Busch 156.467 23.008 -0.347 44
20 10 Danica Patrick 156.454 22.010 0.651 40
21 78 Martin Truex Jr. 156.427 23.014 -0.353 40
22 22 Joey Logano 156.203 23.047 -0.386 47
23 3 Austin Dillon # 156.169 23.052 -0.391 37
24 1 Jamie McMurray 155.999 23.077 -0.416 51
25 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 155.898 23.092 -0.431 39
26 9 Marcos Ambrose 155.434 23.161 -0.500 34
27 43 Aric Almirola 155.273 23.185 -0.524 34
28 38 David Gilliland 154.865 23.246 -0.585 34
29 7 Michael Annett # 154.779 23.259 -0.598 22
30 13 Casey Mears 154.533 23.296 -0.635 36
31 36 Reed Sorenson 154.420 23.313 -0.652 15
32 98 Josh Wise 154.387 23.318 -0.657 27
33 66 Brett Moffitt 154.162 23.352 -0.691 22
34 26 Cole Whitt # 153.879 23.395 -0.734 21
35 51 Justin Allgaier # 153.695 23.423 -0.762 16
36 83 Ryan Truex # 153.446 23.461 -0.800 7
37 34 David Ragan 153.427 23.464 -0.803 35
38 23 Alex Bowman # 153.348 23.476 -0.815 26
39 33 David Stremme 152.769 23.565 -0.904 13
40 40 Landon Cassill (i) 152.659 23.582 -0.921 28
41 44 J.J. Yeley (i) 152.123 23.665 -1.004 27
42 32 Blake Koch(i) 149.464 24.086 -1.425 22
43 77 Dave Blaney No Time Set 0

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series, # – Rookie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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