Brian Vickers fastest in opening practice, full practice speeds from Texas

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After Chevrolet’s and Ford’s topped the speed list for much of the opening round of practice it was the Toyota of Brian Vickers who finished the session as the fastest.

The first championship eligible driver was Kevin Harvick who was second. The next driver still in the Chase was Jeff Gordon at fifth. Each of the top 25 cars topped 196 mph.

There are just 43 cars on the entry list for the AAA 500 at Texas meaning all of the drivers who took laps today will make the race.

Sprint Cup Series Speed Chart for Texas

RANK CAR DRIVER TIME SPEED LAP TOTAL
1 55 Brian Vickers 27.106 199.218 25 25 27.106
2 4 Kevin Harvick 27.137 198.99 22 22 27.137
3 14 Tony Stewart 27.154 198.866 8 8 27.154
4 78 Martin Truex Jr. 27.188 198.617 11 11 27.188
5 24 Jeff Gordon 27.193 198.581 17 17 27.193
6 43 Aric Almirola 27.271 198.013 16 16 27.271
7 99 Carl Edwards 27.279 197.954 16 16 27.279
8 48 Jimmie Johnson 27.284 197.918 7 7 27.284
9 21 Trevor Bayne(i) 27.335 197.549 10 12 27.335
10 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 27.345 197.477 13 13 27.345
11 16 Greg Biffle 27.351 197.433 7 7 27.351
12 11 Denny Hamlin 27.357 197.39 17 17 27.357
13 18 Kyle Busch 27.357 197.39 18 18 27.357
14 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 27.411 197.001 21 23 27.411
15 5 Kasey Kahne 27.42 196.937 13 17 27.42
16 9 Marcos Ambrose 27.422 196.922 20 20 27.422
17 15 Clint Bowyer 27.439 196.8 16 20 27.439
18 47 AJ Allmendinger 27.476 196.535 16 16 27.476
19 1 Jamie McMurray 27.477 196.528 21 23 27.477
20 22 Joey Logano 27.482 196.492 25 25 27.482
21 3 Austin Dillon # 27.498 196.378 19 19 27.498
22 42 Kyle Larson # 27.508 196.307 11 11 27.508
23 31 Ryan Newman 27.511 196.285 12 14 27.511
24 2 Brad Keselowski 27.524 196.192 21 23 27.524
25 27 Paul Menard 27.549 196.014 13 17 27.549
26 20 Matt Kenseth 27.56 195.936 23 23 27.56
27 51 Justin Allgaier # 27.564 195.908 18 20 27.564
28 38 David Gilliland 27.591 195.716 8 10 27.591
29 13 Casey Mears 27.636 195.397 20 20 27.636
30 41 Kurt Busch 27.7 194.946 15 19 27.7
31 98 Josh Wise 27.7 194.946 8 8 27.7
32 23 Alex Bowman # 27.721 194.798 15 15 27.721
33 95 Michael McDowell 27.733 194.714 11 11 27.733
34 36 Reed Sorenson 27.806 194.203 5 7 27.806
35 7 Michael Annett # 27.837 193.986 18 19 27.837
36 34 David Ragan 27.858 193.84 19 19 27.858
37 10 Danica Patrick 27.917 193.431 18 18 27.917
38 26 Cole Whitt # 28.004 192.83 14 14 28.004
39 40 Landon Cassill(i) 28.042 192.568 27 27 28.042
40 83 JJ Yeley(i) 28.161 191.755 9 9 28.161
41 66 Brett Moffitt 28.383 190.255 9 9 28.383
42 32 Joey Gase(i) 28.853 187.156 27 27 28.853
43 33 Timmy Hill 28.922 186.709 1 21 28.922

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