Gordon, Newman, Harvick top speed chart in Thursday’s second of two Sprint Cup tests at Atlanta

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Speeds were down slightly in the second of two Sprint Cup practice sessions Thursday during a test of the new 2015 rules at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Three drivers exceeded 188 mph: Daytona 500 pole-sitter Jeff Gordon was the fastest (188.424 mph), followed Ryan Newman (188.418) and defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick (188.066).

Chip Ganassi Racing teammates Jamie McMurray (191.549 mph) and Kyle Larson (190.195 mph) were fastest in the first session.

Here’s how all 43 drivers fared in Thursday’s second test session:

1. Jeff Gordon … 188.424 mph … 50 laps
2. Ryan Newman … 188.418 … 45 laps
3. Kevin Harvick … 188.066 … 73 laps
4. Kyle Larson … 187.939 … 51 laps
5. Kasey Kahne … 187.621 … 44 laps
6. Jamie McMurray … 187.449 … 79 laps
7. Matt Kenseth … 187.443 … 43 laps
8. Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 187.310 … 62 laps
9. Carl Edwards … 187.234 … 50 laps
10. Deny Hamlin … 187.120 … 53 laps
11. Jimmie Johnson … 187.108 … 52 laps
12. Greg Biffle … 186.975 … 33 laps
13. Clint Bowyer … 186.918 … 48 laps
14. Danica Patrick … 186.918 … 36 laps
15. AJ Allmendinger … 186.774 … 28 laps
16. Casey Mears … 186.554 … 27 laps
17. Martin Truex Jr. … 186.522 … 21 laps
18. Paul Menard … 186.290 … 50 laps
19. David Ragan … 186.176 … 63 laps
20. Joey Logano … 186.015 … 68 laps
21. Brad Keselowski … 186.003 … 81 laps
22. Brett Moffitt … 185.841 … 44 laps
23. Aric Almirola … 185.816 … 30 laps
24. Justin Allgaier … 185.778 … 25 laps
25. Tony Stewart … 185.623 … 43 laps
26. Regan Smith … 185.536 … 43 laps
27. Sam Hornish Jr. … 185.505 … 56 laps
28. Alex Bowman … 185.307 … 30 laps
29. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. … 185.139 … 53 laps
30. Landon Cassill … 184.831 … 38 laps
31. Austin Dillon … 184.241 … 53 laps
32. Trevor Bayne … 184.168 … 21 laps
33. Reed Sorenson … 183.801 … 23 laps
34. Brian Scott … 183.031 … 47 laps
35. Michael Annett … 182.946 … 21 laps
36. Michael McDowell … 182.597 … 38 laps
37. Joe Nemechek … 183.537 … 17 laps
38. David Gilliland … 181.997 … 27 laps
39. Mike Bliss … 181.943 … 11 laps
40. Cole Whitt … 181.206 … 16 laps
41. Josh Wise … 179.342 … 29 laps
42. Mike Wallace … 177.670 … 22 laps
43. Brendan Gaughan … 177.613 … 46 laps

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average:
1. Jeff Gordon … 185.458 mph
2. Kevin Harvick … 185.443
3. Jimmie Johnson … 185.020
4. Kasey Kahne … 184.947
5. Jamie McMurray … 184.323

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