Kevin Harvick fastest in first practice at Chicagoland

cd0ymzcznguwzdbhnduynddiytjhm2yyzthlmtjjotqwyyznptq2zwjhnzi2mmqyotuwnjjmmwvkmdqzndy4mje1yty2-e1442600593521The reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 188.317 mph, was the fastest Friday during the first myAFibRisk.com 400 practice session at Chicagoland Speedway.

Second fastest in the session was Joey Logano with a lap speed of 187.911 mph, and he was followed by his fellow Team Penske teammate, Brad Keselowski (187.826 mph) who was third, Martin Truex Jr. (187.800) fourth and Austin Dillon (187.761) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the practice were Ryan Newman (187.415 mph) who was sixth, Kyle Busch (186.896) seventh, Kasey Kahne (186.709) eighth, Ryan Blaney (186.522) ninth and Kurt Busch (186.477) posting the 10th-fastest lap speed.

Weather permitting, qualifying to determine the starting lineup for Sunday’s race will be held this evening at 6:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and Joey Logano currently holds the series qualifying track record speed of 189.414 mph at Chicagoland, which he set on September 15, 2013.

On Saturday, the qualified teams will have two more practice sessions starting with an early afternoon session from 1:30 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and then their “Happy Hour” (final) practice from 4:30 p.m. – 5:20 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

The 15th annual myAFibRisk.com 400 is scheduled to get underway around 3:20 p.m (ET) Sunday afternoon on NBCSN.

myAFibRisk.com 400 First Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind Gap # Laps
1 4 Kevin Harvick 188.317 28.675 Leader Leader 15
2 22 Joey Logano 187.911 28.737 -0.062 -0.062 11
3 2 Brad Keselowski 187.826 28.750 -0.075 -0.013 9
4 78 Martin Truex Jr. 187.800 28.754 -0.079 -0.004 9
5 3 Austin Dillon 187.761 28.760 -0.085 -0.006 12
6 31 Ryan Newman 187.415 28.813 -0.138 -0.053 12
7 18 Kyle Busch 186.896 28.893 -0.218 -0.080 33
8 5 Kasey Kahne 186.709 28.922 -0.247 -0.029 17
9 21 Ryan Blaney (i) 186.522 28.951 -0.276 -0.029 9
10 41 Kurt Busch 186.477 28.958 -0.283 -0.007 20
11 24 Jeff Gordon 186.471 28.959 -0.284 -0.001 25
12 48 Jimmie Johnson 186.458 28.961 -0.286 -0.002 7
13 20 Matt Kenseth 186.419 28.967 -0.292 -0.006 26
14 1 Jamie McMurray 186.098 29.017 -0.342 -0.050 18
15 19 Carl Edwards 186.091 29.018 -0.343 -0.001 21
16 47 AJ Allmendinger 186.034 29.027 -0.352 -0.009 23
17 27 Paul Menard 186.027 29.028 -0.353 -0.001 21
18 16 Greg Biffle 185.995 29.033 -0.358 -0.005 8
19 42 Kyle Larson 185.880 29.031 -0.356 0.002 33
20 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 185.854 29.055 -0.380 -0.024 19
21 43 Aric Almirola 185.854 29.055 -0.380 0.000 7
22 33 Brian Scott (i) 185.816 29.061 -0.386 -0.006 7
23 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 185.778 29.067 -0.392 -0.006 11
24 14 Tony Stewart 185.663 29.085 -0.410 -0.018 21
25 13 Casey Mears 185.192 29.159 -0.484 -0.074 17
26 10 Danica Patrick 185.185 29.160 -0.485 -0.001 23
27 15 Clint Bowyer 185.039 29.183 -0.508 -0.023 27
28 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 184.761 29.227 -0.552 -0.044 9
29 55 David Ragan 184.641 29.246 -0.571 -0.019 10
30 11 Denny Hamlin 184.458 29.275 -0.600 -0.029 11
31 6 Trevor Bayne 183.318 29.457 -0.782 -0.182 8
32 51 Justin Allgaier 183.256 29.467 -0.792 -0.010 25
33 7 Alex Bowman 182.439 29.599 -0.924 -0.132 7
34 35 Cole Whitt 182.156 29.645 -0.970 -0.046 13
35 26 J.J. Yeley (i) 182.149 29.646 -0.971 -0.001 11
36 38 David Gilliland 182.027 29.666 -0.991 -0.020 19
37 40 Landon Cassill (i) 181.904 29.686 -1.011 -0.020 15
38 46 Michael Annett 181.665 29.725 -1.050 -0.039 21
39 34 Brett Moffitt # 181.616 29.733 -1.058 -0.008 19
40 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 181.531 29.747 -1.072 -0.014 9
41 32 Josh Wise 181.391 29.770 -1.095 -0.023 10
42 23 Jeb Burton # 180.898 29.851 -1.176 -0.081 7
43 98 Reed Sorenson 179.689 30.052 -1.377 -0.201 9
44 95 Michael McDowell 179.581 30.070 -1.395 -0.018 6
45 30 Travis Kvapil (i) 178.672 30.223 -1.548 -0.153 6
46 62 Timmy Hill (i) 175.513 30.767 -2.092 -0.544 4

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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