Kurt Busch fastest in second Charlotte Sprint Cup practice

10696438_10150440484504996_7831764799965737372_nFriday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch – with a lap speed of 191.157 mph – was the fastest during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500.

Last week’s event winner, Joey Logano, was second fastest with a lap speed of 190.476 mph, and he was followed by Denny Hamlin (190.295 mph) who was third, Kevin Harvick (189.967) fourth and Paul Menard (189.727) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the session were Carl Edwards (189.507 mph) who was sixth, Brad Keselowski (189.401) seventh, Martin Truex, Jr. and Clint Bowyer (with the identical lap speed of 188.699 mph) were eighth and ninth fastest respectively, and Greg Biffle (188.692) was tenth.

The teams will have their “Happy Hour” (final) practice from 5:30 pm – 6:50 pm (ET – On ESPN2) this evening; before the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams race in the Drive for the Cure 300 at 7:30 pm (ET – On ESPN2).

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 Second Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind Laps
1 41 Kurt Busch 191.157 28.249 Leader 39
2 22 Joey Logano 190.476 28.350 -0.101 27
3 11 Denny Hamlin 190.295 28.377 -0.128 28
4 4 Kevin Harvick 189.967 28.426 -0.177 32
5 27 Paul Menard 189.727 28.462 -0.213 36
6 99 Carl Edwards 189.507 28.495 -0.246 22
7 2 Brad Keselowski 189.401 28.511 -0.262 22
8 78 Martin Truex Jr. 188.699 28.617 -0.368 30
9 15 Clint Bowyer 188.699 28.617 -0.368 29
10 16 Greg Biffle 188.692 28.618 -0.369 29
11 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 188.633 28.627 -0.378 40
12 5 Kasey Kahne 188.547 28.640 -0.391 28
13 20 Matt Kenseth 188.528 28.643 -0.402 38
14 3 Austin Dillon # 188.475 28.651 -0.433 53
15 55 Brian Vickers 188.271 28.682 -0.439 32
16 47 AJ Allmendinger 188.232 28.688 -0.458 32
17 48 Jimmie Johnson 188.107 28.707 -0.490 41
18 10 Danica Patrick 187.898 28.739 -0.496 38
19 42 Kyle Larson # 187.859 28.745 -0.532 42
20 14 Tony Stewart 187.264 28.781 -0.541 29
21 1 Jamie McMurray 187.565 28.790 -0.554 32
22 43 Aric Almirola 187.480 28.803 -0.573 25
23 31 Ryan Newman 187.357 28.822 -0.597 32
24 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 157.201 28.846 -0.624 27
25 9 Marcos Ambrose 157.026 28.873 -0.624 30
26 23 Alex Bowman # 186.903 28.892 -0.643 27
27 24 Jeff Gordon 186.561 28.945 -0.696 31
28 51 Justin Allgaier # 186.393 28.971 -0.722 33
29 18 Kyle Busch 186.149 29.009 -0.760 9
30 95 Michael McDowell 186.047 29.025 -0.776 3
31 40 Landon Cassill (i) 185.829 29.059 -0.810 7
32 13 Casey Mears 185.529 29.106 -0.857 26
33 26 Cole Whitt # 185.141 29.167 -0.918 18
34 7 Michael Annett # 184.269 29.305 -1.056 18
35 36 Reed Sorenson 184.106 29.331 -1.082 11
36 98 Josh Wise 184.074 29.336 -1.087 16
37 38 David Gilliland 183.786 29.382 -1.133 13
38 66 Brett Moffitt 182.883 29.527 -1.278 18
39 34 David Ragan 182.636 29.567 -1.318 26
40 77 Corey LaJoie (i) 182.174 29.642 -1.393 29
41 32 Blake Koch(i) 181.068 29.823 -1.574 19
42 83 J.J. Yeley (i) 180.959 29.841 -1.592 24
43 33 Timmy Hill 180.802 29.867 -1.618 15

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

 

 

 

 

 

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