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Jun 08, 2013
Saturday
2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Timing & Scoring

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 175.333 mph, posted the quickest speed during the final NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 practice session at Pocono Raceway.

The current series points leader, Jimmie Johnson, was second quickest with a lap speed of 175.305 mph, and he was followed by Carl Edwards (175.206 mph) who was third quickest, Tony Stewart (175.159) fourth and Ryan Newman (174.988) was fifth quickest.

Rounding out the top-ten quickest during the “Happy Hour” (final) practice session were Kasey Kahne (174.985 mph) who was sixth quickest, Paul Menard (174.968) seventh, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (174.832) eighth, Michael McDowell (174.584) and Kyle Busch (174.523) posting the tenth quickest lap speed.

The Party in the Poconos 400 is scheduled to get underway around 1:20 pm (ET) on Sunday, and television coverage of the event will be provided by TNT beginning with their 12:30 pm (ET) pre-race show.

2013 NSCS Party in the Poconos 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed Lap # # Laps -Fastest -Next
1 78 Kurt Busch FurnitureRowRacing/DenverMattress Chev 51.331 175.333 18 28 ---.--- ---.---
2 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet 51.339 175.305 21 31 -0.008 -0.008
3 99 Carl Edwards Kellogg's / Cheez-It Ford 51.368 175.206 8 20 -0.037 -0.029
4 14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 51.382 175.159 12 20 -0.051 -0.014
5 39 Ryan Newman HAAS Automation Chevrolet 51.432 174.988 15 25 -0.101 -0.05
6 5 Kasey Kahne Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet 51.433 174.985 11 23 -0.102 -0.001
7 27 Paul Menard Quaker State / Menards Chevrolet 51.438 174.968 7 15 -0.107 -0.005
8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevrolet 51.478 174.832 12 22 -0.147 -0.04
9 98 Michael McDowell Phil Parsons Racing Ford 51.551 174.584 3 5 -0.22 -0.073
10 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 51.569 174.523 20 25 -0.238 -0.018
11 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 51.584 174.473 5 15 -0.253 -0.015
12 29 Kevin Harvick Rheem Chevrolet 51.592 174.446 16 23 -0.261 -0.008
13 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 51.598 174.425 16 20 -0.267 -0.006
14 55 Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 51.608 174.392 7 12 -0.277 -0.01
15 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 51.693 174.105 16 26 -0.362 -0.085
16 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 51.705 174.064 24 24 -0.374 -0.012
17 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 51.731 173.977 12 15 -0.4 -0.026
18 20 Matt Kenseth Home Depot / Husky Toyota 51.755 173.896 14 20 -0.424 -0.024
19 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 51.758 173.886 12 17 -0.427 -0.003
20 24 Jeff Gordon AXALTA Coating Systems Chevrolet 51.774 173.832 7 10 -0.443 -0.016
21 93 Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 51.783 173.802 15 18 -0.452 -0.009
22 51 AJ Allmendinger Phoenix Construction Services Chevrolet 51.841 173.608 6 13 -0.51 -0.058
23 15 Clint Bowyer RKMotorsCharlotte.com Toyota 51.848 173.584 9 22 -0.517 -0.007
24 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 51.85 173.578 4 15 -0.519 -0.002
25 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 51.853 173.568 10 15 -0.522 -0.003
26 1 Jamie McMurray Banana Boat Chevrolet 51.872 173.504 8 16 -0.541 -0.019
27 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. # Valvoline Ford 51.873 173.501 13 20 -0.542 -0.001
28 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 51.958 173.217 7 18 -0.627 -0.085
29 10 Danica Patrick # GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 52 173.077 18 27 -0.669 -0.042
30 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 52.019 173.014 9 18 -0.688 -0.019
31 47 Bobby Labonte Clorox Toyota 52.13 172.645 16 18 -0.799 -0.111
32 34 David Ragan Taco Bell Ford 52.284 172.137 1 19 -0.953 -0.154
33 35 Josh Wise(i) MDS Transport Ford 52.312 172.045 10 11 -0.981 -0.028
34 7 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 52.359 171.89 7 10 -1.028 -0.047
35 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver's Ford 52.407 171.733 10 16 -1.076 -0.048
36 83 David Reutimann Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 52.428 171.664 5 14 -1.097 -0.021
37 30 David Stremme Lean 1 / Swan Energy Toyota 52.438 171.631 7 15 -1.107 -0.01
38 33 Landon Cassill(i) LittleJoesAutos.com Chevrolet 52.621 171.034 5 8 -1.29 -0.183
39 87 David Stremme Toyota 53.659 167.726 1 1 -2.328 -1.038
40 32 Timmy Hill # OXY Water Ford 53.909 166.948 13 18 -2.578 -0.25
41 44 Scott Riggs Brabble Ford 54.295 165.761 3 6 -2.964 -0.386

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

Source: Timing and Scoring Provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics




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