Martin Truex Jr. fastest in first of two Sprint Cup practices at Texas

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Martin Truex Jr. led all drivers in Friday’s first of two Sprint Cup practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway.

Truex was the only driver over 191 mph, clocking a field-best speed of 191.096 mph. Kasey Kahne was second-fastest at 190.463 mph, followed by Kevin Harvick (189.773 mph).

The second and final practice session for Saturday’s Duck Commander 500 will be later today, going from 2 to 3:20 pm ET.

Also on tap for tonight: qualifying at 6:45 pm ET.

Here’s how Friday’s first practice looked:

1 Martin Truex Jr. … 191.096 mph … 43 laps
2 Kasey Kahne … 190.463 … 48 laps
3 Kevin Harvick … 189.773 … 17 laps
4 Casey Mears … 189.182 … 24 laps
5 David Ragan … 189.129 … 32 laps
6 Jamie McMurray … 188.739 … 30 laps
7 Carl Edwards … 188.739 … 33 laps
8 Austin Dillon … 188.673 … 28 laps
9 Kurt Busch … 188.488 … 33 laps
10 Brad Keselowski … 188.370 … 46 laps
11 Paul Menard … 188.304 … 46 laps
12 Kyle Larson … 188.225 … 33 laps
13 Jimmie Johnson … 188.219 … 57 laps
14 Jeff Gordon … 188.212 … 41 laps
15 Denny Hamlin … 188.003 … 47 laps
16 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 187.918 … 62 laps
17 Joey Logano … 187.565 … 53 laps
18 Ryan Newman … 187.493 … 23 laps
19 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. … 187.363 … 12 laps
20 Matt Kenseth … 187.156 … 42 laps
21 Danica Patrick … 187.091 … 44 laps
22 Tony Stewart … 186.935 … 16 laps
23 Greg Biffle … 186. 884 … 35 laps
24 Ryan Blaney … 186.703 … 49 laps
25 Aric Almirola … 186.393 … 18 laps
26 Sam Hornish Jr. … 186.284 … 17 laps
27 AJ Allmendinger … 186.233 … 31 laps
28 Justin Allgaier … 186.085 … 41 laps
29 Alex Bowman … 186.014 … 23 laps
30 Landon Cassill … 185.893 … 37 laps
31 Clint Bowyer … 185.816 … 34 laps
32 Trevor Bayne … 185.529 … 35 laps
33 Mike Bliss … 185.115 … 15 laps
34 Jeb Burton … 184.881 … 32 laps
35 Michael Annett … 184.679 … 27 laps
36 Brendan Gaughan … 184.370 … 12 laps
37 Josh Wise … 184.231 … 38 laps
38 Michael McDowell … 184.099 … 29 laps
39 David Gilliland … 183.899 … 26 laps
40 Brett Moffitt … 183.799 … 21 laps
41 Cole Whitt … 183.574 … 21 laps
42 Chris Buescher … 183.132 … 37 laps
43 Matt DiBenedetto … 183.057 … 10 laps
44 JJ Yeley … 182.235 … 25 laps
45 Alex Kennedy … 179.134 … 65 laps

 

Best Consecutive 10 Lap Average:

1 Kasey Kahne … 185.768 mph
2 Jimmie Johnson … 185.476
3 Jamie McMurray … 185.227
4 Austin Dillon … 184.858 mph
5 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 184.179
6 Brad Keselowski … 184.104
7 Joey Logano … 184.022
8 Ryan Blaney … 183.777
9 Denny Hamlin … 183.569
10 Martin Truex Jr. … 183.121
11 Jeff Gordon … 182.929
12 Paul Menard … 182.660
13 Michael Annett … 182.579
14 Danica Patrick … 182.037
15 Casey Mears … 181.602
16 Justin Allgaier … 181.015
17 Clint Bowyer … 180.894
18 Chris Buescher … 177.888
19 Alex Kennedy … 176.836

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