Hamlin fastest yet again in Cup Happy Hour

hamlin-happy-hour-dover-2015-gettyOnce again on Saturday at Dover International Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), it was Sunday’s pole-sitter, Denny Hamlin – with a lap speed of 156.087 MPH – showing the quickest way around the track during the final FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks practice session.

Carl Edwards also showed consistency as he was second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 155.602 MPH, and he was followed by Paul Menard (155.206 MPH) who was third, Matt Kenseth (154.979) fourth and Kyle Busch (154.706) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 quickest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Jimmie Johnson (154.639 MPH) who was sixth, Kevin Harvick (154.599) seventh, Jamie McMurray (154.110) eighth, Jeff Gordon (154.096) ninth and Kurt Busch (153.978) posting the 10th quickest lap speed.

The 46th annual FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks is scheduled to get started around 1:20 p.m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the race.

FedEx 400 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 11 Denny Hamlin 156.087 23.064 Leader 37
2 19 Carl Edwards 155.602 23.136 -0.072 46
3 27 Paul Menard 155.206 23.195 -0.131 43
4 20 Matt Kenseth 154.979 23.229 -0.165 48
5 18 Kyle Busch 154.706 23.270 -0.206 41
6 48 Jimmie Johnson 154.639 23.280 -0.216 40
7 4 Kevin Harvick 154.599 23.286 -0.222 46
8 1 Jamie McMurray 154.110 23.360 -0.296 56
9 24 Jeff Gordon 154.096 23.362 -0.298 47
10 41 Kurt Busch 153.978 23.380 -0.316 49
11 22 Joey Logano 153.919 23.389 -0.325 38
12 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 153.899 23.392 -0.328 35
13 15 Clint Bowyer 153.748 23.415 -0.351 37
14 55 David Ragan 153.675 23.426 -0.362 41
15 2 Brad Keselowski 153.623 23.434 -0.370 45
16 42 Kyle Larson 153.381 23.471 -0.407 44
17 16 Greg Biffle 153.302 23.483 -0.419 28
18 43 Aric Almirola 153.152 23.506 -0.442 29
19 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 153.022 23.526 -0.462 41
20 78 Martin Truex Jr. 152.944 23.538 -0.474 26
21 3 Austin Dillon 152.866 23.550 -0.486 42
22 31 Ryan Newman 152.762 23.566 -0.502 45
23 47 AJ Allmendinger 152.691 23.577 -0.513 36
24 6 Trevor Bayne 152.601 23.591 -0.527 20
25 5 Kasey Kahne 152.497 23.607 -0.543 30
26 46 Michael Annett 152.445 23.615 -0.551 30
27 38 David Gilliland 152.426 23.618 -0.554 29
28 13 Casey Mears 152.394 23.623 -0.559 22
29 51 Justin Allgaier 152.362 23.628 -0.564 27
30 33 Brian Scott 152.336 23.632 -0.568 38
31 14 Tony Stewart 152.239 23.647 -0.583 47
32 10 Danica Patrick 152.130 23.664 -0.600 27
33 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 152.033 23.679 -0.615 42
34 35 Cole Whitt 151.944 23.693 -0.629 19
35 98 Josh Wise 151.350 23.786 -0.722 29
36 26 Jeb Burton # 150.665 23.894 -0.830 16
37 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 150.602 23.904 -0.840 25
38 40 Landon Cassill (i) 150.577 23.908 -0.844 25
39 7 Alex Bowman 150.401 23.936 -0.872 28
40 34 Brett Moffitt # 150.401 23.936 -0.872 31
41 32 Mike Bliss 148.988 24.163 -1.099 16
42 23 J.J. Yeley (i) 148.846 24.186 -1.122 23
43 62 Brendan Gaughan 0.000 0.000 23.064 0

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Paul Menard earns pole for tonight’s Sprint Showdown

paul-menard-clt-sprint-showdown-2015-gettyPaul Menard, with a qualifying lap speed of 189.673 MPH, will lead the field of 29 cars in tonight’s non-point NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS).

Starting second in the event with a qualifying lap speed of 189.660 MPH will be Greg Biffle; followed by David Ragan (189.049 MPH) starting third, Clint Bowyer (188.298) fourth and Martin Truex Jr. (188.173) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Kyle Larson (188.101 MPH) who starts sixth, Martin Truex Jr. (188.055) seventh, Danica Patrick (187.996) eighth, Casey Mears (186.981) ninth and Michael McDowell (186.884) will start from the 10th position.

The 30th annual Sprint Showdown is schedule to get underway around 7:15 p.m. (ET) this evening, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the race.

Sprint Showdown Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Gap
1 27 Paul Menard 28.434 28.470 Leader
2 16 Greg Biffle 28.427 28.472 -0.002
3 55 David Ragan 28.595 28.564 -0.092
4 15 Clint Bowyer 28.682 28.678 -0.114
5 3 Austin Dillon 28.777 28.697 -0.019
6 42 Kyle Larson 28.694 28.708 -0.011
7 78 Martin Truex Jr. 28.563 28.715 -0.007
8 10 Danica Patrick 28.533 28.724 -0.009
9 13 Casey Mears 28.633 28.880 -0.156
10 95 Michael McDowell 28.773 28.895 -0.015
11 25 Chase Elliott 28.712 28.982 -0.087
12 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 28.521 28.996 -0.014
Eliminated From Round 1
13 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 28.777 Eliminated 0.000
14 51 Justin Allgaier 28.817 Eliminated -0.040
15 6 Trevor Bayne 28.857 Eliminated -0.040
16 7 Alex Bowman 28.970 Eliminated -0.113
17 38 David Gilliland 28.997 Eliminated -0.027
18 32 Mike Bliss 29.124 Eliminated -0.127
19 98 Josh Wise 29.164 Eliminated -0.040
20 40 Landon Cassill 29.191 Eliminated -0.027
21 83 Matt Dibenedetto # 29.208 Eliminated -0.017
22 26 Jeb Burton # 29.239 Eliminated -0.031
23 35 Cole Whitt 29.258 Eliminated -0.019
24 23 J.J. Yeley 29.561 Eliminated -0.303
25 46 Michael Annett 29.753 Eliminated -0.192
26 30 Jeff Green 29.779 Eliminated -0.026
27 62 Brendan Gaughan 30.122 Eliminated -0.343
28 33 Alex Kennedy 30.124 Eliminated -0.002
29 66 Tanner Berryhill 30.495 Eliminated -0.371

# – Rookie

 

 

 

Matt Kenseth will start on the pole position for the second time at Bristol Motor Speedway

CC02CTRUUAAR52zMatt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 128.632 MPH, captured the pole Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer, which will be held on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS).

This was Kenseth’s first series pole of the 2015 season, his 14th series career pole and his second series pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Starting second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 128.442 MPH will be Brad Keselowski, and he’ll be followed by Carl Edwards (128.322 MPH) starting third, Kevin Harvick (128.211) fourth and Denny Hamlin (127.419) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Joey Logano (127.317 MPH) starting sixth, Kurt Busch (126.871) seventh, Kasey Kahne and Paul Menard (with the identical lap speed of 126.829 MPH) will start eighth and ninth respectively, and Jamie McMurray (126.612) starting from 10th.

Failing to make the 43-car starting lineup were Brendan Gaughan and Ron Hornaday Jr.

On Saturday, the qualified teams will have two more practice sessions beginning with a early morning session (8:30 a.m – 9:25 a.m. ET – On FOX Sports 1), and then their final (“Happy Hour”) practice later that morning/early afternoon (11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. ET – On FOX Sports 1).

The 55th annual Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer is scheduled to get underway around 1:20 p.m. (ET) Sunday afternoon, and FOX will provide television coverage of the event.

Food City 500 In Support Of Steve Byrnes And Stand Up To Cancer Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Gap
1 20 Matt Kenseth 14.928 14.953 14.917 Leader
2 2 Brad Keselowski 14.926 15.006 14.939 -0.022
3 19 Carl Edwards 15.036 15.026 14.953 -0.014
4 4 Kevin Harvick 15.019 14.978 14.966 -0.013
5 11 Denny Hamlin 15.109 15.050 15.059 -0.093
6 22 Joey Logano 14.841 14.938 15.071 -0.012
7 41 Kurt Busch 15.123 14.992 15.124 -0.053
8 5 Kasey Kahne 14.938 15.043 15.129 -0.005
9 27 Paul Menard 15.068 15.032 15.129 0.000
10 1 Jamie McMurray 15.169 15.073 15.155 -0.026
11 18 David Ragan 14.918 15.083 15.176 -0.021
12 3 Austin Dillon 14.998 15.073 15.197 -0.021
Eliminated From Round 2
13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 15.049 15.099 Eliminated -0.026
14 42 Kyle Larson 15.112 15.100 Eliminated -0.001
15 51 Justin Allgaier 15.054 15.161 Eliminated -0.061
16 78 Martin Truex Jr. 15.160 15.168 Eliminated -0.007
17 40 Landon Cassill (i) 15.139 15.177 Eliminated -0.009
18 31 Ryan Newman 15.083 15.218 Eliminated -0.041
19 95 Michael McDowell 15.139 15.235 Eliminated -0.017
20 47 AJ Allmendinger 15.117 15.236 Eliminated -0.001
21 14 Tony Stewart 15.068 15.249 Eliminated -0.013
22 83 Matt Dibenedetto 15.091 15.253 Eliminated -0.004
23 24 Jeff Gordon 15.003 15.276 Eliminated -0.023
24 55 Brett Moffitt # 15.052 15.326 Eliminated -0.050
Eliminated From Round 1
25 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 15.183 Eliminated -0.131
26 10 Danica Patrick 15.189 Eliminated -0.006
27 13 Casey Mears 15.192 Eliminated -0.003
28 48 Jimmie Johnson 15.211 Eliminated -0.019
29 23 J.J. Yeley (i) 15.223 Eliminated -0.012
30 43 Aric Almirola 15.250 Eliminated -0.027
31 6 Trevor Bayne 15.253 Eliminated -0.003
32 38 David Gilliland 15.274 Eliminated -0.021
33 16 Greg Biffle 15.283 Eliminated -0.009
34 26 Jeb Burton # 15.288 Eliminated -0.005
35 98 Josh Wise 15.295 Eliminated -0.007
36 46 Michael Annett 15.331 Eliminated -0.036
37 15 Clint Bowyer 15.348 Eliminated -0.017
38 34 Chris Buescher (i) 15.348 Eliminated 0.000
39 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 15.358 Eliminated -0.010
40 7 Alex Bowman 15.405 Eliminated -0.047
41 32 Mike Bliss(i) 15.458 Eliminated -0.053
42 35 Cole Whitt 15.468 Eliminated -0.010
43 33 Alex Kennedy 15.523 Eliminated -0.055
Did Not Qualify
44 62 Brendan Gaughan (i) 15.470 Eliminated 0.053
45 30 Ron Hornaday 15.514 Eliminated -0.044

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Stewart-Haas front row for Texas. Kurt Busch wins pole, Kevin Harvick second.

CCRMNTlVEAADzcbFriday night at Texas Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 193.847 MPH, captured the pole for tomorrow night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Duck Commander 500.

This was Busch’s second pole of the 2015 season, his 18th series career pole and his first series pole at Texas Motor Speedway.

Busch’s fellow Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) teammate and series defending champion, Kevin Harvick, will start second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 193.722 MPH, and they will be followed by Brad Keselowski (193.195 MPH) starting third, Kasey Kahne (192.933) fourth and Jimmie Johnson (192.424) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Joey Logano (192.369 MPH) starting sixth, Ryan Newman (192.253) seventh, Paul Menard (192.109) eighth and the Chip Ganassi Racing drivers, Kyle Larson (192.048) and Jamie McMurray (191.721) starting ninth and 10th respectively.

Failing to make the 43-car starting lineup were Brendan Gaughan and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Jeb Burton.

The 19th annual Duck Commander 500 is scheduled to get underway around 7:50 p.m (ET) Saturday evening, and FOX will provide television coverage of the event.

Duck Commander 500 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Gap
1 41 Kurt Busch 27.879 27.885 27.857 Leader
2 4 Kevin Harvick 27.752 27.832 27.875 -0.018
3 2 Brad Keselowski 28.051 27.974 27.951 -0.076
4 5 Kasey Kahne 28.005 28.024 27.989 -0.038
5 48 Jimmie Johnson 28.099 28.071 28.063 -0.074
6 22 Joey Logano 28.037 28.024 28.071 -0.008
7 31 Ryan Newman 28.079 28.007 28.088 -0.017
8 27 Paul Menard 27.914 27.963 28.109 -0.021
9 42 Kyle Larson 27.837 27.924 28.118 -0.009
10 1 Jamie McMurray 28.033 28.002 28.166 -0.048
11 14 Tony Stewart 27.906 28.072 28.200 -0.034
12 24 Jeff Gordon 27.695 28.052 28.489 -0.289
Eliminated From Round 2
13 21 Ryan Blaney (i) 28.030 28.085 Eliminated -0.033
14 3 Austin Dillon 28.100 28.086 Eliminated -0.001
15 78 Martin Truex Jr. 28.042 28.091 Eliminated -0.005
16 19 Carl Edwards 28.060 28.129 Eliminated -0.038
17 20 Matt Kenseth 28.102 28.137 Eliminated -0.008
18 11 Denny Hamlin 28.018 28.142 Eliminated -0.005
19 16 Greg Biffle 28.002 28.159 Eliminated -0.017
20 13 Casey Mears 27.967 28.210 Eliminated -0.051
21 10 Danica Patrick 28.049 28.258 Eliminated -0.048
22 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 28.054 28.290 Eliminated -0.032
23 6 Trevor Bayne 28.012 28.343 Eliminated -0.053
24 51 Justin Allgaier 28.093 28.349 Eliminated -0.006
Eliminated From Round 1
25 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 28.115 Eliminated -0.022
26 47 AJ Allmendinger 28.130 Eliminated -0.015
27 15 Clint Bowyer 28.178 Eliminated -0.048
28 46 Michael Annett 28.194 Eliminated -0.016
29 9 Sam Hornish Jr. 28.201 Eliminated -0.007
30 18 David Ragan 28.205 Eliminated -0.004
31 35 Cole Whitt 28.218 Eliminated -0.013
32 43 Aric Almirola 28.222 Eliminated -0.004
33 40 Landon Cassill (i) 28.222 Eliminated 0.000
34 7 Alex Bowman 28.236 Eliminated -0.014
35 98 Josh Wise 28.274 Eliminated -0.038
36 55 Brett Moffitt # 28.288 Eliminated -0.014
37 32 Mike Bliss(i) 28.367 Eliminated -0.079
38 38 David Gilliland 28.378 Eliminated -0.011
39 95 Michael McDowell 28.383 Eliminated -0.005
40 34 Chris Buescher (i) 28.517 Eliminated -0.134
41 23 J.J. Yeley (i) 28.621 Eliminated -0.104
42 83 Matt Dibenedetto 28.758 Eliminated -0.137
43 33 Alex Kennedy 29.072 Eliminated -0.314
Did Not Qualify
44 62 Brendan Gaughan (i) 28.417 Eliminated 0.655
45 26 Jeb Burton # 28.495 Eliminated -0.078

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

 

 

 

 

Joey Logano sweeps NASCAR Xfinity practices at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Hisense 250 - PracticeDuring the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Hisense 250 practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) on Friday, it was Joey Logano (once again, as he did in the first practice) showing the fastest way around the track with a lap speed of 182.105 MPH.

Brendan Gaughan posted the second fastest lap speed of 180.857 MPH, and he was followed by Paul Menard (180.463 MPH) who was third, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez (180.416) fourth and the defending series champion, Chase Elliott (180.375) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Matt Kenseth (180.363 MPH) who was sixth, Kevin Harvick (180.281) seventh, Brian Scott (180.258) eighth, Regan Smith (180.146) ninth and Erik Jones (179.842) posting 10th.

Qualifying to determine the starting lineup for Saturday’s race will be held that morning at 9:10 am (ET – On FOX Sports 1). Greg Biffle currently holds the series’ qualifying track record at AMS with a lap speed of 192.300 MPH, which he set on October 25, 2003.

The 24th annual Hisense 250 is scheduled to get underway around 2:20 pm (ET) Saturday afternoon, and television coverage of the event will be provided by FOX Sports 1.

Hisense 250 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 22 Joey Logano(i) 182.105 30.444 Leader 44
2 62 Brendan Gaughan 180.857 30.654 -0.210 21
3 33 Paul Menard (i) 180.463 30.721 -0.277 39
4 18 Daniel Suarez 180.416 30.729 -0.285 32
5 9 Chase Elliott 180.375 30.736 -0.292 43
6 20 Matt Kenseth (i) 180.363 30.738 -0.294 29
7 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 180.281 30.752 -0.308 38
8 2 Brian Scott 180.258 30.756 -0.312 32
8 7 Regan Smith 180.146 30.775 -0.331 38
10 54 Erik Jones(i) 179.842 30.827 -0.383 47
11 42 Kyle Larson(i) 179.825 30.830 -0.386 31
12 6 Darrell Wallace Jr 179.487 30.888 -0.444 42
13 39 Ryan Sieg 179.417 30.900 -0.456 27
14 3 Ty Dillon 179.024 30.968 -0.524 37
15 60 Chris Buescher 178.677 31.028 -0.584 53
16 43 Dakoda Armstrong 178.040 31.139 -0.695 29
17 1 Elliot Sadler 177.989 31.148 -0.704 31
18 19 Mike Bliss 177.920 31.160 -0.716 23
19 16 Ryan Reed 177.527 31.229 -0.785 39
20 28 J.J. Yeley 177.385 31.254 -0.810 27
21 8 Blake Koch 177.113 31.302 -0.858 26
22 98 Sam Hornish, Jr. (i) 176.887 31.342 -0.898 10
23 51 Jeremy Clements 176.836 31.351 -0.907 20
24 01 Landon Cassill 176.448 31.420 -0.069 14
25 14 Cale Conley 176.443 31.421 -0.977 31
26 4 Ross Chastain 176.308 31.445 -1.001 16
27 25 John Wes Townley (i) 176.022 31.496 -1.052 31
28 44 David Starr 175.354 31.616 -1.172 22
29 90 Jimmy Weller 173.804 31.898 -1.454 24
30 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 173.679 31.921 -1.477 18
31 24 Eric McClure 172.635 32.114 -1.670 16
32 52 Joey Gase 170.684 32.481 -2.037 8
33 0 Harrison Rhodes 170.511 32.514 -2.070 24
34 13 Derek White 169.619 32.685 -2.241 21
35 15 Chris Cockrum 169.598 32.689 -2.245 16
36 74 Mike Harmon 168.588 32.885 -2.441 11
37 40 Carl Long 168.490 32.904 -2.460 5
38 97 Josh Reaume 168.470 32.908 -2.464 8
39 70 Derrike Cope 167.371 33.124 -2.680 15
40 89 Morgan Shepherd 161.609 34.305 -3.861 4

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sprint Unlimited Starting Lineup

Pocono 400 - PracticeFriday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited starting lineup was determined by random drawing, and starting up front in the number one position will be Paul Menard.

Rounding out the top-ten starting positions will be Kasey Kahne drawing the second starting spot, Joey Logano third, Brad Keselowski fourth Kyle Busch fifth, Austin Dillon sixth, Greg Biffle seventh, Kevin Harvick eighth, Denny Hamlin ninth and Martin Truex Jr. will start from tenth.

The teams will have two practice sessions this evening prior to the event tomorrow night beginning with first session running from 5:00 pm – 5:55 pm (ET -On FOX Sports 1) and then their “Happy Hour” (final) practice from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (ET – On FOX Sports 1).

On Saturday, the teams will switch over to their Daytona 500 cars for two practice sessions which will run from 10:30 pm – 12:25 pm (ET – On FOX Sports 1), and then from 1:30 pm – 3:25 pm (ET -On FOX Sports 2) before they compete in the Sprint Unlimited — which is scheduled to get underway around 8:15 pm (ET – On FOX) that evening.

Sprint Unlimited Starting Lineup
Pos. Car # Driver
1 27 Paul Menard
2 5 Kasey Kahne
3 22 Joey Logano
4 2 Brad Keselowski
5 18 Kyle Busch
6 3 Austin Dillon
7 16 Greg Biffle
8 4 Kevin Harvick
9 11 Denny Hamlin
10 78 Martin Truex Jr.
11 24 Jeff Gordon
12 31 Ryan Newman
13 41 Kurt Busch
14 19 Carl Edwards
15 10 Danica Patrick
16 20 Matt Kenseth
17 48 Jimmie Johnson
18 15 Clint Bowyer
19 43 Aric Almirola
20 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr
21 1 Jamie McMurray
22 14 Tony Stewart
23 13 Casey Mears
24 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr
25 42 Kyle Larson

 

 

 

 

Sprint Cup practice speeds slower Saturday morning at Chicagoland, Paul Menard tops at 188.772 mph

paul-menard-richmond-2-2014On a cool, rain free Saturday morning at Chicagoland Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were on track for their second MyAFibStory.com 400 practice session, and it was Paul Menard – with a lap speed of 188.772mph – showing the quickest way around the track.

Second quickest with a lap speed of 187.780mph, was Kasey Kahne, followed by Kevin Harvick (187.709mph) who was third, Jeff Gordon (187.624) fourth and Carl Edwards (187.370) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session were Brian Vickers (187.331mph) who was sixth, Aric Almirola (187.227) seventh, Greg Biffle (187.156) eighth, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (186.728) ninth and Jimmie Johnson (186.509) was tenth quickest.

Austin Dillon (186.374mph) was the quickest series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender with the eleventh quickest lap speed, while the current series points leader, Brad Keselowski (185.912mph) was twentieth.

The teams will return to the track for their “Happy Hour” (final) practice later this afternoon from 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm (ET).

The 14th annual MyAFibStory.com 400 is set to get underway around 2:20 pm (ET) Sunday afternoon and ESPN will provide television coverage beginning with their NASCAR Countdown pre-race show at 1:00 pm (ET).

MyAFibStory.com 400 Second Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 27 Paul Menard 188.772 28.606 Leader 27
2 5 Kasey Kahne 187.780 28.757 -0.151 34
3 4 Kevin Harvick 187.709 28.768 -0.162 30
4 24 Jeff Gordon 187.624 28.781 -0.175 36
5 99 Carl Edwards 187.370 28.820 -0.214 21
6 55 Brian Vickers 187.331 28.826 -0.220 30
7 43 Aric Almirola 187.227 28.842 -0.236 11
8 16 Greg Biffle 187.156 28.853 -0.247 28
9 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 186.728 28.919 -0.313 32
10 48 Jimmie Johnson 186.509 28.953 -0.347 24
11 3 Austin Dillon # 186.374 28.974 -0.368 38
12 78 Martin Truex Jr. 186.355 28.977 -0.371 32
13 11 Denny Hamlin 186.303 28.985 -0.379 28
14 42 Kyle Larson # 186.239 28.995 -0.389 19
15 15 Clint Bowyer 186.226 28.997 -0.391 36
16 13 Casey Mears 186.143 29.010 -0.404 33
17 10 Danica Patrick 186.079 29.010 -0.404 32
18 1 Jamie McMurray 185.989 29.034 -0.428 39
19 18 Kyle Busch 185.918 29.045 -0.439 35
20 2 Brad Keselowski 185.912 29.046 -0.440 21
21 47 AJ Allmendinger 185.867 29.053 -0.447 22
22 41 Kurt Busch 185.822 29.060 -0.454 34
23 31 Ryan Newman 185.733 29.074 -0.468 25
24 20 Matt Kenseth 185.688 29.081 -0.475 34
25 22 Joey Logano 185.325 29.138 -0.532 31
26 14 Tony Stewart 185.287 29.144 -0.538 33
27 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 185.198 29.158 -0.552 23
28 9 Marcos Ambrose 184.742 29.230 -0.624 25
29 51 Justin Allgaier # 184.540 29.262 -0.656 17
30 95 Michael McDowell 184.212 29.314 -0.708 14
31 40 Landon Cassill (i) 183.057 29.499 -0.893 22
32 98 Josh Wise 182.729 29.552 -0.946 15
33 34 David Ragan 182.593 29.574 -0.968 12
34 36 Reed Sorenson 182.229 29.633 -1.027 21
35 38 David Gilliland 182.039 29.664 -1.058 24
36 23 Alex Bowman # 181.928 29.682 -1.076 25
37 26 Cole Whitt # 181.775 29.707 -1.101 26
38 7 Michael Annett # 181.641 29.729 -1.123 25
39 83 Ryan Truex # 181.421 29.765 -1.159 18
40 37 Mike Bliss(i) 180.886 29.853 -1.247 6
41 33 Travis Kvapil 180.126 29.979 -1.373 13
42 66 Joe Nemechek(i) 178.353 30.277 -1.671 11
43 32 Joey Gase(i) 174.053 31.025 -2.419 24

# – Rookie
Gold = Driver in the Chase

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series