Kasey Kahne celebrates 35th birthday by being fastest in second Cup practice at Texas

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Kasey Kahne gave himself a 35th birthday present of sorts Friday afternoon, being fastest in the second and final Sprint Cup practice session at Texas Motor Speedway.

Kahne covered the 1.5-mile high-speed oval at 190.975 mph, followed by Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson (190.523) and Jamie McMurray (189.653).

Qualifying will take place later this evening at 6:45 pm ET for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500.

Here’s how Friday’s second Sprint Cup practice played out:

1 Kasey Kahne … 190.975 mph … 9 laps
2 Jimmie Johnson … 190.523 … 9 laps
3 Jamie McMurray … 189.653 … 56 laps
4 Denny Hamlin … 189.560 … 20 laps
5 Casey Mears … 189.062 … 37 laps
6 Ryan Blaney … 189.910 … 7 laps
7 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 188.785 … 9 laps
8 Kurt Busch … 188.706 … 22 laps
9 Alex Bowman … 188.679 … 25 laps
10 Ryan Newman … 188.646 … 44 laps
11 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. … 188.469 … 19 laps
12 Danica Patrick … 188.330 … 10 laps
13 Kyle Larson … 188.271 … 47 laps
14 Brad Keselowski … 188.239 … 29 laps
15 Paul Menard … 188.193 … 27 laps
16 Justin Allgaier … 188.147 … 16 laps
17 Martin Truex Jr. … 188.107 … 30 laps
18 Austin Dillon … 188.094 … 35 laps
19 David Ragan … 188.094 … 34 laps
20 Trevor Bayne … 187.898 … 1 lap
21 Tony Stewart … 187.820 … 39 laps
22 Greg Biffle … 187.604 … 18 laps
23 Matt Kenseth … 187.500 … 32 laps
24 Landon Cassill … 187.415 … 35 laps
25 Jeff Gordon … 187.370 … 22 laps
26 Joey Logano … 187.298 … 25 laps
27 AJ Allmendinger … 186.864 … 18 laps
28 Michael Annett … 186.806 … 17 laps
29 Brett Moffitt … 186.780 … 29 laps
30 Josh Wise … 186.696 … 9 laps
31 Kevin Harvick … 186.297 … 62 laps
32 Sam Hornish Jr. … 186.297 … 37 laps
33 Michael McDowell … 186.265 … 9 laps
34 Cole Whitt … 186.143 … 14 laps
35 Brendan Gaughan … 185.829 … 7 laps
36 David Gilliland … 185.797 … 19 laps
37 Aric Almirola … 185.727 … 36 laps
38 Carl Edwards … 185.446 … 42 laps
39 JJ Yeley … 184.837 … 13 laps
40 Chris Buescher … 184.723 … 29 laps
41 Clint Bowyer .. 184.414 … 31 laps
42 Jeb Burton … 183.767 … 12 laps
43 Matt DiBenedetto … 183.443 … 8 laps
44 Alex Kennedy … 181.014 … 42 laps
45 Mike Bliss … 180.126 … 23 laps

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average:

1 David Ragan … 183.341 mph
2 Brad Keselowski … 183.122
3 Kevin Harvick … 182.711
4 Jamie McMurray … 182.371
5 Ryan Newman … 183.343
6 Austin Dillon … 182.317
7 Clint Bowyer … 182.023
8 Paul Menard … 181.891
9 Casey Mears … 181.570
10 Kyle Larson … 181.064
11 Brett Moffitt … 180.952
12 Aric Almirola … 180.451
13 Martin Truex Jr. … 180.291
14 Alex Bowman … 180.149
15 Matt Kenseth … 179.989
16 Tony Stewart … 178.844
17 Sam Hornish Jr. … 176.359
18 Alex Kennedy … 172.559

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