TALLADEGA, Ala.– Jamie McMurray topped the chart in the first Sprint Cup Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway.
The driver of the No. 1 Jamie McMurray was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 47.943 and a speed of 199.737 mph. Chase Elliott was second in his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a time of 47.945 and a speed of 199.729 mph. Kurt Busch was third in his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet with a time of 48.022 and a speed of 199.409 mph. Danica Patrick was fourth in his No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet with a time of 48.028 and a speed of 199.384 mph. Trevor Bayne rounded out the top-five in his No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford with a time of 48.044 and a speed of 199.317 mph.
Kevin Harvick was sixth in his No. 4 SHR Chevrolet. Casey Mears was seventh in his No. 13 Germain Racing Chevrolet. Joey Logano was eighth in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford. Kyle Larson was ninth in his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet. Michael McDowell rounded out the top-10 in his No. 95 Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing Chevrolet.
Larson posted the fastest 10 consecutive lap average at a speed of 195.541 mph. Logano was second at an average speed of 195.169 mph.
The Sprint Cup Series is back on track this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. ET for final practice.C1610_PRAC1