Michael McDowell fastest in final practice for Daytona 500

Michael McDowell was the fastest in final practice for the Daytona 500.

McDowell’s No. 34 Ford was one of 21 cars which ran laps in Saturday’s final practice session ahead of the 61st running of the Daytona 500.

Ty Dillon was second fastest with William Byron and teammate Alex Bowman third and fourth. Byron and Bowman will be on the front row to start tomorrow’s race.

Daytona 500 Final Practice Speeds

RaceRank No Driver BestLapTime BestSpeed BestLap Laps
1 34 Michael McDowell 47.012 191.44 3 9
2 13 Ty Dillon 47.014 191.432 3 5
3 24 William Byron 47.037 191.339 4 5
4 88 Alex Bowman 47.052 191.278 10 10
5 8 Daniel Hemric # 47.14 190.921 3 3
6 22 Joey Logano 47.276 190.371 4 4
7 48 Jimmie Johnson 47.279 190.359 10 14
8 41 Daniel Suarez 47.336 190.13 2 2
9 40 Jamie McMurray 47.339 190.118 12 12
10 2 Brad Keselowski 47.367 190.006 10 11
11 1 Kurt Busch 47.433 189.741 9 16
12 43 Bubba Wallace 47.573 189.183 4 5
13 12 Ryan Blaney 47.592 189.107 3 3
14 37 Chris Buescher 47.617 189.008 7 8
15 36 Matt Tifft # 47.665 188.818 3 7
16 42 Kyle Larson 47.712 188.632 9 10
17 *31 Tyler Reddick(i) 47.767 188.415 3 3
18 47 Ryan Preece # 47.976 187.594 7 10
19 *96 Parker Kligerman(i) 48 187.5 3 5
20 00 Landon Cassill 48.318 186.266 5 6
21 38 David Ragan 0 0 0 0