Martin Truex Jr. leads Toyota parade in final Sprint Cup practice

Martin Truex Jr.2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Martin Truex Jr. – with a lap speed of 187.696 MPH – was the fastest at the conclusion of Friday’s final NSCS Go Bowling 400 practice session at Kansas Speedway.

Second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 187.617 MPH was Matt Kenseth, and he was followed by Denny Hamlin (187.357) who was third, Jimmie Johnson (187.285) fourth and Kyle Busch (187.214) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Ryan Newman (187.000 MPH) who was sixth, Aric Almirola (186.981) seventh, Austin Dillon (186.935) eighth, Trevor Bayne (186.761) ninth and Kyle Larson (186.696) posting 10th.

Qualifying to determine the starting lineup for Saturday night’s race will be held at 6:45 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 1.

The 6th annual Go Bowling 400 is scheduled to get started around 7:50 p.m. (ET) Saturday night on FOX Sports 1.

Go Bowling 400 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 78 Martin Truex Jr. 187.696 28.770 Leader 21
2 20 Matt Kenseth 187.617 28.782 -0.012 44
3 11 Denny Hamlin 187.357 28.822 -0.052 43
4 48 Jimmie Johnson 187.285 28.833 -0.063 7
5 18 Kyle Busch 187.214 28.844 -0.074 43
6 31 Ryan Newman 187.000 28.877 -0.107 23
7 43 Aric Almirola 186.981 28.880 -0.110 24
8 3 Austin Dillon 186.935 28.887 -0.117 30
9 6 Trevor Bayne 186.761 28.914 -0.144 26
10 42 Kyle Larson 186.696 28.924 -0.154 26
11 24 Chase Elliott # 186.638 28.933 -0.163 24
12 19 Carl Edwards 186.451 28.962 -0.192 28
13 2 Brad Keselowski 186.413 28.968 -0.198 37
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 186.368 28.975 -0.205 32
15 21 Ryan Blaney # 186.310 28.984 -0.214 21
16 22 Joey Logano 186.290 28.987 -0.217 41
17 41 Kurt Busch 186.072 29.021 -0.251 50
18 16 Greg Biffle 186.021 29.029 -0.259 35
19 44 Brian Scott # 185.938 29.042 -0.272 29
20 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 185.899 29.048 -0.278 11
21 13 Casey Mears 185.236 29.152 -0.382 11
22 1 Jamie McMurray 185.192 29.159 -0.389 32
23 14 Tony Stewart 185.185 29.160 -0.390 25
24 47 AJ Allmendinger 185.153 29.165 -0.395 28
25 27 Paul Menard 185.115 29.171 -0.401 30
26 34 Chris Bueshcher # 185.001 29.189 -0.419 33
27 10 Danica Patrick 184.875 29.209 -0.439 23
28 7 Regan Smith 184.615 29.250 -0.480 24
29 95 Michael McDowell 184.571 29.257 -0.487 23
30 4 Kevin Harvick 184.055 29.339 -0.569 43
31 38 Landon Cassill 183.905 29.363 -0.593 24
32 15 Clint Bowyer 183.780 29.383 -0.613 25
33 46 Michael Annett 181.751 29.711 -0.941 19
34 83 Matt Dibenedetto 181.598 29.736 -0.966 26
35 30 Josh Wise 179.820 30.030 -1.260 8
36 5 Kasey Kahne 179.474 30.088 -1.318 29
37 23 David Ragan 178.571 30.240 -1.470 27
38 32 Joey Gase (i) 178.542 30.245 -1.475 12
39 98 Cole Whitt 177.696 30.389 -1.619 19
40 55 Reed Sorenson 174.616 30.925 -2.155 20

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

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average
Pos Car Driver From Lap To Lap Avg. Speed Behind Gap
1 20 Matt Kenseth 1 10 181.496 Leader Leader
2 11 Denny Hamlin 25 34 181.120 -0.376 -0.376
3 41 Kurt Busch 27 36 181.073 -0.423 -0.047
4 42 Kyle Larson 12 21 180.938 -0.558 -0.135
5 4 Kevin Harvick 27 36 180.927 -0.569 -0.011
6 22 Joey Logano 18 27 180.810 -0.686 -0.117
7 78 Martin Truex Jr. 5 14 180.737 -0.759 -0.073
8 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 21 30 180.626 -0.870 -0.111
9 19 Carl Edwards 1 10 180.436 -1.060 -0.190
10 18 Kyle Busch 27 36 180.406 -1.090 -0.030
11 21 Ryan Blaney # 1 10 180.244 -1.252 -0.162
12 31 Ryan Newman 1 10 180.110 -1.386 -0.134
13 16 Greg Biffle 2 11 180.101 -1.395 -0.009
14 2 Brad Keselowski 16 25 180.005 -1.491 -0.096
15 3 Austin Dillon 7 16 179.975 -1.521 -0.030
16 24 Chase Elliott # 1 10 179.965 -1.531 -0.010
17 14 Tony Stewart 1 10 179.644 -1.852 -0.321
18 44 Brian Scott # 1 10 179.360 -2.136 -0.284
19 27 Paul Menard 16 25 179.345 -2.151 -0.015
20 34 Chris Bueshcher # 1 10 179.186 -2.310 -0.159
21 6 Trevor Bayne 5 14 178.840 -2.656 -0.346
22 15 Clint Bowyer 6 15 178.597 -2.899 -0.243
Car must run 10 consecutive laps on track to be included in the above chart.

 

 

 

 

 

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