Martin Truex Jr. fastest in opening Sprint Cup practice at Talladega, full speed chart

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Martin Truex Jr. was the fastest driver in the opening practice for Sunday’s running of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Truex set a fast time of 47.708 which was faster than Justin Allgaier who set the fastest time for a rookie at 47.721. Last year’s winner of this race, David Ragan, was third at 47.737.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be on the track again on Friday for another practice session before having knock out qualifying on Saturday.

Full Practice Speeds for Opening Cup Practice at Talladega


RankNoDriverBestLapTimeBestSpeedBestLapLaps

1 78 Martin Truex Jr 47.708 200.721 4 10
2 51 Justin Allgaier # 47.721 200.666 4 22
3 34 David Ragan 47.737 200.599 4 22
4 9 Marcos Ambrose 47.751 200.54 4 16
5 42 Kyle Larson # 47.791 200.372 4 26
6 99 Carl Edwards 47.899 199.921 12 23
7 66 Michael Waltrip 47.91 199.875 5 17
8 38 David Gilliland 47.96 199.666 7 27
9 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 47.963 199.654 9 26
10 10 Danica Patrick 47.97 199.625 4 18
11 47 AJ Allmendinger 48.266 198.401 14 16
12 31 Ryan Newman 48.275 198.364 13 14
13 43 Aric Almirola 48.289 198.306 5 29
14 3 Austin Dillon # 48.29 198.302 15 17
15 13 Casey Mears 48.294 198.286 14 16
16 27 Paul Menard 48.296 198.277 16 18
17 95 Michael McDowell 48.309 198.224 15 29
18 15 Clint Bowyer 48.318 198.187 5 17
19 1 Jamie McMurray 48.318 198.187 5 16
20 33 Brian Scott(i) 48.321 198.175 16 17
21 21 Trevor Bayne(i) 48.325 198.158 7 26
22 22 Joey Logano 48.359 198.019 6 30
23 55 Brian Vickers 48.366 197.99 6 13
24 41 Kurt Busch 48.372 197.966 6 20
25 16 Greg Biffle 48.373 197.962 6 30
26 2 Brad Keselowski 48.381 197.929 6 31
27 5 Kasey Kahne 48.418 197.778 5 22
28 23 Alex Bowman # 48.42 197.77 6 11
29 20 Matt Kenseth 48.464 197.59 6 25
30 4 Kevin Harvick 48.482 197.517 3 10
31 14 Tony Stewart 48.49 197.484 9 27
32 83 Ryan Truex # 48.527 197.333 9 19
33 98 Josh Wise 48.693 196.661 7 7
34 40 Landon Cassill(i) 48.836 196.085 7 9
35 36 Reed Sorenson 48.882 195.9 8 15
36 35 Eric McClure(i) 48.887 195.88 11 22
37 26 Cole Whitt # 48.961 195.584 9 12
38 24 Jeff Gordon 48.97 195.548 7 15
39 11 Denny Hamlin 48.972 195.54 6 19
40 87 Joe Nemechek(i) 48.981 195.504 5 12
41 18 Kyle Busch 49.01 195.389 8 10
42 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 49.023 195.337 5 22
43 77 Dave Blaney 49.368 193.972 5 12
44 7 Michael Annett # 49.591 193.1 10 14
45 48 Jimmie Johnson 50.258 190.537 18 19
46 32 Terry Labonte 50.803 188.493 4 8
47 44 JJ Yeley(i) 51.118 187.331 6 6

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