Clint Bowyer fastest in opening Talladega practice, full speed chart

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Clint Bowyer was the fastest in the opening round of practice ahead of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega. Bowyer turned his fastest lap on his seventh circuit around the 2.66-mile superspeedway.

The seven fastest cars in practice are all outside the Chase. The fastest championship eligable driver was Brad Keselowski who was the eighth fastest car during Friday’s first¬†practice.

Qualifying for the Geico 500 will take place on Sunday.

Speed Chart for Friday’s Cup Series Practice at Talladega

RANK CAR DRIVER TIME SPEED BEST LAPS
1 15 Clint Bowyer 47.788 200.385 7 23
2 43 Aric Almirola 47.816 200.268 7 20
3 1 Jamie McMurray 47.852 200.117 7 18
4 95 Michael McDowell 47.887 199.971 5 12
5 33 Travis Kvapil 47.908 199.883 6 14
6 42 Kyle Larson # 47.991 199.537 6 26
7 40 Landon Cassill(i) 48.052 199.284 5 22
8 2 Brad Keselowski 48.063 199.238 7 29
9 41 Kurt Busch 48.073 199.197 4 13
10 18 Kyle Busch 48.082 199.16 9 38
11 16 Greg Biffle 48.094 199.11 4 29
12 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 48.124 198.986 4 34
13 21 Trevor Bayne(i) 48.169 198.8 6 26
14 20 Matt Kenseth 48.21 198.631 4 26
15 66 Michael Waltrip 48.232 198.54 3 17
16 5 Kasey Kahne 48.237 198.52 4 41
17 34 David Ragan 48.239 198.512 4 21
18 27 Paul Menard 48.39 197.892 16 34
19 10 Danica Patrick 48.524 197.346 3 29
20 7 Michael Annett # 48.548 197.248 6 20
21 38 David Gilliland 48.614 196.98 18 26
22 13 Casey Mears 48.637 196.887 13 24
23 12 Ryan Blaney(i) 48.64 196.875 4 28
24 31 Ryan Newman 48.641 196.871 17 24
25 55 Brian Vickers 48.665 196.774 7 23
26 47 AJ Allmendinger 48.671 196.75 19 22
27 3 Austin Dillon # 48.749 196.435 33 35
28 11 Denny Hamlin 48.773 196.338 8 39
29 98 Josh Wise 48.826 196.125 8 16
30 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 48.911 195.784 9 31
31 22 Joey Logano 48.913 195.776 8 27
32 48 Jimmie Johnson 48.92 195.748 19 32
33 24 Jeff Gordon 48.956 195.604 10 25
34 14 Tony Stewart 48.982 195.5 33 42
35 51 Justin Allgaier # 49.002 195.421 5 29
36 9 Marcos Ambrose 49.025 195.329 7 13
37 4 Kevin Harvick 49.105 195.011 5 36
38 99 Carl Edwards 49.109 194.995 5 14
39 29 Joe Nemechek(i) 49.192 194.666 15 24
40 83 JJ Yeley(i) 49.196 194.65 25 26
41 49 Mike Wallace(i) 49.216 194.571 13 32
42 78 Martin Truex Jr. 49.472 193.564 7 9
43 23 Alex Bowman # 49.761 192.44 17 18
44 36 Reed Sorenson 50.5 189.624 25 25
45 26 Cole Whitt # 50.966 187.89 5 15
46 32 Terry Labonte 51.148 187.221 9 17

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