Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch fastest in final Sprint Cup practice at Phoenix

Harick and BuschThe 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Kevin Harvick – with a lap speed of 136.317 MPH – finished at the top of the speed chart in Saturday’s final 2016 NSCS Good Sam 500(k) practice session at Phoenix International Raceway.

Second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 136.173 MPH was Kurt Busch, and he was followed by his brother and pole-sitter, Kyle Busch (136.096 MPH) who was third, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chase Elliott (136.044) fourth and Austin Dillon (135.947) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 quickest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Kasey Kahne (135.926 MPH) who was sixth, Brad Keselowski (135.916) seventh, Martin Truex Jr. (135.905) eighth, Joey Logano (135.859) ninth and ROTY candidate Ryan Blaney (135.813) posting the 10th quickest lap speed.

The 12th annual Good Sam 500(k) is scheduled to get underway around 3:50 p.m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and FOX will provide television coverage of the event.

Good Sam 500(k) Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 4 Kevin Harvick 136.317 26.409 Leader 39
2 41 Kurt Busch 136.173 26.437 -0.028 53
3 18 Kyle Busch 136.096 26.452 -0.043 43
4 24 Chase Elliott # 136.044 26.462 -0.053 30
5 3 Austin Dillon 135.947 26.481 -0.072 40
6 5 Kasey Kahne 135.926 26.485 -0.076 36
7 2 Brad Keselowski 135.916 26.487 -0.078 48
8 78 Martin Truex Jr. 135.905 26.489 -0.080 46
9 22 Joey Logano 135.859 26.498 -0.089 48
10 21 Ryan Blaney # 135.813 26.507 -0.098 54
11 11 Denny Hamlin 135.808 26.508 -0.099 50
12 42 Kyle Larson 135.747 26.502 -0.093 43
13 48 Jimmie Johnson 135.695 26.530 -0.121 60
14 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 135.690 26.531 -0.122 44
15 19 Carl Edwards 135.619 26.545 -0.136 34
16 27 Paul Menard 135.588 26.551 -0.142 49
17 43 Aric Almirola 135.328 26.602 -0.193 44
17 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 135.318 26.604 -0.195 42
18 31 Ryan Newman 135.303 26.607 -0.198 39
19 23 David Ragan 135.237 26.620 -0.211 38
20 83 Matt Dibenedetto 135.216 26.624 -0.215 34
21 10 Danica Patrick 135.171 26.633 -0.224 36
22 20 Matt Kenseth 135.161 26.635 -0.226 38
23 16 Greg Biffle 134.963 26.674 -0.265 36
25 47 AJ Allmendinger 134.892 26.688 -0.279 30
26 14 Ty Dillon (i) 134.867 26.693 -0.284 46
27 1 Jamie McMurray 134.685 26.729 -0.320 47
28 13 Casey Mears 134.625 26.741 -0.332 29
29 7 Regan Smith 134.434 26.779 -0.370 31
30 6 Trevor Bayne 134.303 26.805 -0.396 18
31 15 Clint Bowyer 134.303 26.805 -0.396 24
32 44 Brian Scott # 133.884 26.889 -0.480 39
33 38 Landon Cassill 133.869 26.892 -0.483 28
34 34 Chris Bueshcher # 133.690 26.928 -0.519 33
35 95 Michael McDowell 133.072 27.053 -0.644 33
36 98 Cole Whitt 132.567 27.156 -0.747 27
37 32 Joey Gase (i) 131.368 27.404 -0.995 26
38 46 Michael Annett 131.353 27.407 -0.998 16
39 30 Josh Wise 131.210 27.437 -1.028 20

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

 

 

 

 

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