Truex fastest in final practice

by Tucker White On Sat, May. 28, 2016

Photo: Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images

CONCORD, N.C. — Martin Truex Jr. topped the chart in final Sprint Cup Series practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 28.972 and a speed of 186.387 mph. Kurt Busch was second in his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet with a time of 29.074 and a speed of 185.733 mph. Jimmie Johnson was third in his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a time of 29.126 and a speed of 185.401 mph. Joey Logano was fourth in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford with a time of 29.172 and a speed of 185.109mph. Greg Biffle rounded out the top-five in his No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford with a time of 29.199 and a speed of 184.938 mph.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was sixth in his No. 17 RFR Ford. Casey Mears was seventh in his No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet. Matt Kenseth was eighth in his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Paul Menard was ninth in his No. 27 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. Ryan Blaney rounded out the top-10 in his No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford.

Truex posted the fastest 10 consecutive lap average at a speed of 182.923 mph. Johnson was second at an average speed of 182.713 mph.

All that remains is tomorrow evening’s Coca-Cola 600 at 6:00 on FOX.

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