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Aug 30, 2013
Friday
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Timing & Scoring

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, and his crew chief Paul Wolfe - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, and his crew chief Paul Wolfe - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Defending 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 190.071 mph, was the fastest during the first AdvoCare 500 practice session held Friday afternoon at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Second fastest with a lap speed of 189.254 mph, was Carl Edwards followed by Juan Pablo Montoya (188.213 mph) who was third, Kurt Busch (188.047 mph) fourth and Clint Bowyer (187.990) was fifth fastest.

Rounding out the top-ten fastest during the session were Joey Logano (187.354 mph) who was sixth, Martin Truex, Jr. (187.297) seventh, Mark Martin (187.234) eighth, Greg Biffle (187.177) ninth and Matt Kenseth (187.089) posting the tenth fastest lap speed.

The teams will return this evening at 6:40 pm (ET) for their qualifying session to determine the starting lineup for Sunday evening’s race, and then return on Saturday for two more practice sessions (3:00 pm – 3:55 pm & “Happy Hour” from 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm – ET).

The 54th annual AdvoCare 500 is scheduled to get started at approximately 7:50 pm (ET) Sunday evening, and ESPN will provide television coverage of the event beginning with their 6:30 pm (ET) NASCAR Countdown pre-race program.

2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 First Practice Session Speeds

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed Lap # # Laps -Fastest -Next
1 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 29.168 190.071 1 26 ---.--- ---.---
2 99 Carl Edwards SUBWAY Ford 29.294 189.254 1 14 -0.126 -0.126
3 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 29.456 188.213 20 20 -0.288 -0.162
4 78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row / Beautyrest Chevrolet 29.482 188.047 1 18 -0.314 -0.026
5 15 Clint Bowyer RKMotorsCharlotte.com Toyota 29.491 187.99 1 24 -0.323 -0.009
6 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 29.591 187.354 1 26 -0.423 -0.1
7 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 29.6 187.297 1 11 -0.432 -0.009
8 14 Mark Martin Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet 29.61 187.234 1 20 -0.442 -0.01
9 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 29.619 187.177 1 16 -0.451 -0.009
10 20 Matt Kenseth Husky / Home Depot Toyota 29.633 187.089 1 20 -0.465 -0.014
11 29 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Chevrolet 29.647 187 2 30 -0.479 -0.014
12 11 Denny Hamlin SportClips Toyota 29.693 186.711 24 24 -0.525 -0.046
13 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 29.78 186.165 1 14 -0.612 -0.087
14 27 Paul Menard MOEN / Menards Chevrolet 29.799 186.047 1 13 -0.631 -0.019
15 55 Brian Vickers(i) Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 29.806 186.003 17 17 -0.638 -0.007
16 1 Jamie McMurray E-Z-Go Chevrolet 29.814 185.953 9 9 -0.646 -0.008
17 47 AJ Allmendinger Scott Products Toyota 29.824 185.891 22 22 -0.656 -0.01
18 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 29.843 185.772 1 8 -0.675 -0.019
19 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 29.858 185.679 1 11 -0.69 -0.015
20 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 29.911 185.35 29 32 -0.743 -0.053
21 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford 29.918 185.307 1 23 -0.75 -0.007
22 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard / Race2Achieve.org Chevrolet 29.92 185.294 1 22 -0.752 -0.002
23 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. # Best Buy Ford 29.926 185.257 7 7 -0.758 -0.006
24 51 Mike Bliss(i) Phoenix Construction Chevrolet 29.936 185.195 10 10 -0.768 -0.01
25 30 David Stremme Swan Energy / Berry's Toyota 30.006 184.763 11 11 -0.838 -0.07
26 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver's Ford 30.031 184.609 20 20 -0.863 -0.025
27 39 Ryan Newman Aspen Dental Chevrolet 30.044 184.529 17 17 -0.876 -0.013
28 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet 30.048 184.505 26 26 -0.88 -0.004
29 34 David Ragan RaceTracHotBoiledPeanutsbyPeanutPatch Ford 30.054 184.468 1 24 -0.886 -0.006
30 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 30.12 184.064 1 7 -0.952 -0.066
31 83 David Reutimann Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 30.176 183.722 1 7 -1.008 -0.056
32 33 Austin Dillon(i) AdvoCare Chevrolet 30.205 183.546 12 14 -1.037 -0.029
33 13 Casey Mears Geico Ford 30.276 183.115 13 13 -1.108 -0.071
34 10 Danica Patrick # GoDaddy Chevrolet 30.304 182.946 12 13 -1.136 -0.028
35 36 JJ Yeley United Mining Equipment Chevrolet 30.348 182.681 1 2 -1.18 -0.044
36 35 Josh Wise(i) MDS Transport Ford 30.556 181.437 4 4 -1.388 -0.208
37 40 Landon Cassill(i) Hillman Racing Chevrolet 30.636 180.964 11 11 -1.468 -0.08
38 95 Scott Speed Leavine Family Racing Ford 30.683 180.686 4 6 -1.515 -0.047
39 32 Timmy Hill # U.S. Chrome Ford 30.704 180.563 1 5 -1.536 -0.021
40 93 Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota 30.715 180.498 1 14 -1.547 -0.011
41 98 Michael McDowell Phil Parsons Racing Ford 30.848 179.72 5 7 -1.68 -0.133
42 7 Dave Blaney SANY Chevrolet 31.108 178.218 8 8 -1.94 -0.26
43 87 Joe Nemechek(i) NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 31.138 178.046 6 6 -1.97 -0.03

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series
# Denotes Rookie
* Required to Qualify on Time

Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics




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