Joey Logano fastest in Sprint Cup Happy Hour, Jimmie Johnson woes continue as he hits wall

BzhWyq7IIAAiDG7It was last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 190.597 mph, showing the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway early Friday evening during the final Bank of America 500 practice session.

Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 190.463 mph, was second fastest in the session and was followed by Kevin Harvick (190.087 mph) who was third, Jeff Gordon (190.007 mph) fourth and Brad Keselowski (189.893) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Denny Hamlin (189.687 mph) putting down the sixth quickest lap speed, AJ Allmendinger (189.553) seventh, Jimmie Johnson (189.354) eighth, Carl Edwards (189.308) ninth and Greg Biffle (189.188) posting tenth.

The 55th annual Bank of America 500 is scheduled to get underway around 7:50 pm (ET) Saturday evening, and ESPN on ABC will provide television coverage at 7:00 pm (ET).

Bank of America 500 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind Laps
1 22 Joey Logano 190.597 28.332 Leader 47
2 41 Kurt Busch 190.463 28.352 -0.020 58
3 4 Kevin Harvick 190.087 28.408 -0.076 54
4 24 Jeff Gordon 190.007 20.420 7.912 62
5 2 Brad Keselowski 189.893 28.437 -0.105 53
6 11 Denny Hamlin 189.687 28.468 -0.136 58
7 47 AJ Allmendinger 189.553 28.488 -0.156 51
8 48 Jimmie Johnson 189.354 28.518 -0.186 63
9 99 Carl Edwards 189.308 28.525 -0.193 40
10 16 Greg Biffle 189.188 28.543 -0.211 43
11 43 Aric Almirola 189.095 28.557 -0.225 48
12 27 Paul Menard 189.076 28.560 -0.228 41
13 3 Austin Dillon # 189.062 28.562 -0.233 66
14 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 189.043 28.565 -0.236 63
15 18 Kyle Busch 189.023 28.568 -0.243 75
16 20 Matt Kenseth 188.976 28.575 -0.302 53
17 14 Tony Stewart 188.587 28.634 -0.312 59
18 78 Martin Truex Jr. 188.521 28.644 -0.323 48
19 5 Kasey Kahne 188.449 28.655 -0.338 57
20 31 Ryan Newman 188.350 28.670 -0.354 57
21 15 Clint Bowyer 188.245 28.686 -0.380 62
22 1 Jamie McMurray 188.075 28.712 -0.437 57
23 51 Justin Allgaier # 187.702 28.769 -0.472 71
24 55 Brian Vickers 187.474 28.804 -0.510 73
25 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 187.227 28.842 -0.510 34
26 95 Michael McDowell 186.968 28.882 -0.550 41
27 10 Danica Patrick 186.961 28.883 -0.551 54
28 9 Marcos Ambrose 186.948 28.885 -0.553 48
29 40 Landon Cassill (i) 186.896 28.893 -0.561 33
30 42 Kyle Larson # 186.864 28.898 -0.566 32
31 26 Cole Whitt # 186.361 28.976 -0.644 37
32 36 Reed Sorenson 186.290 28.987 -0.655 32
33 23 Alex Bowman # 185.765 29.069 -0.737 46
34 13 Casey Mears 185.491 29.112 -0.780 43
35 38 David Gilliland 185.459 29.117 -0.785 44
36 7 Michael Annett # 185.058 29.180 -0.848 31
37 98 Josh Wise 185.052 29.181 -0.849 36
38 77 Corey LaJoie (i) 184.887 29.207 -0.875 9
39 34 David Ragan 184.250 29.308 -0.976 41
40 66 Brett Moffitt 182.574 29.577 -1.245 16
41 33 Timmy Hill 182.550 29.581 -1.249 28
42 83 J.J. Yeley (i) 181.849 29.695 -1.363 48
43 32 Blake Koch(i) 181.439 29.762 -1.430 30

# – Rookie
Gold – Chase Drivers
(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series

 

 

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