Kasey Kahne is fastest in final Sprint Cup practice at Richmond

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Kasey Kahne vaulted to the top of the speed charts in the second and final Sprint Cup practice session Friday at Richmond International Raceway.

Kahne, who won his first career Sprint Cup race at RIR in 2005, was the fastest of the pack with a speed of 126.357 mph.

Greg Biffle was second-fastest (126.162 mph), followed by Carl Edwards (126.027), Jamie McMurray (125.851) and Denny Hamlin (125.839).

Sprint Cup qualifying for Saturday’s Toyota Owners 400 takes place later today at 5:45 pm ET.

Saturday’s race begins at 7 pm ET.

Here’s how Friday’s second and final Sprint Cup practice of the weekend played out:

1 Kasey Kahne … 126.357 mph … 46 laps

2 Greg Biffle … 126.162 … 33 laps

3 Carl Edwards … 126.027 … 38 laps

4 Jamie McMurray … 125.851 … 45 laps

5 Denny Hamlin … 125.839 … 44 laps

6 Martin Truex Jr. … 125.780 … 36 laps

7 Landon Cassill … 125.652 … 56 laps

8 Brett Moffitt … 125.576 … 54 laps

9 David Gilliland … 125.441 … 28 laps

10 Jimmie Johnson … 125.406 … 14 laps

11 Kurt Busch … 125.360 … 60 laps

12 Jeff Gordon … 125.337 … 43 laps

13 Joey Logano … 125.296 … 42 laps

14 Austin Dillon … 125.104 … 58 laps

15 Brad Keselowski … 125.012 … 39 laps

16 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. … 124.936 … 50 laps

17 Clint Bowyer … 124.902 … 31 laps

18 David Ragan … 124.752 … 60 laps

19 Paul Menard … 124.717 … 58 laps

20 Kevin Harvick … 124.579 … 41 laps

21 Kyle Larson … 124.573 … 21 laps

22 Josh Wise … 124.487 … 12 laps

23 Ryan Newman … 124.476 … 68 laps

24 Matt Kenseth … 124.453 … 43 laps

25 Justin Allgaier … 124.349 … 44 laps

26 Tony Stewart … 124.252 … 60 laps

27 Chase Elliott … 124.189 … 44 laps

28 AJ Allmendinger … 124.172 … 25 laps

29 Casey Mears … 124.007 … 20 laps

30 Michael Annett … 123.995 … 53 laps

31 Sam Hornish Jr. … 123.984 … 43 laps

32 Cole Whitt … 123.950 … 31 laps

33 Trevor Bayne … 123.836 … 40 laps

34 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 123.785 … 95 laps

35 Reed Sorenson … 123.745 … 95 laps

36 Danica Patrick … 123.666 … 35 laps

37 Aric Almirola … 123.525 … 47 laps

38 Matt DiBenedetto … 123.434 … 16 laps

39 Jeb Burton … 123.395 … 27 laps

40 Alex Bowman … 123.344 … 50 laps

41 Alex Kennedy … 122.794 … 49 laps

42 Brendan Gaughan … 122.605 … 16 laps

43 Joey Gase … 121.764 … 58 laps

44 JJ Yeley … 121.578 … 24 laps

45 Jeff Green … 120.005 … 2 laps

 

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average:

1 Kevin Harvick … 122.212

2 Carl Edwards … 122.181

3 AJ Allmendinger … 122.139

4 Matt Kenseth … 122.100

5 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 122.076

6 Jamie McMurray … 121.865

7 Kurt Busch … 121.813

8 Clint Bowyer … 121.725

9 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. … 121.723

10 Kasey Kahne … 121.722

11 Austin Dillon … 121.718

12 Brad Keselowski … 121.676

13 Trevor Bayne … 121.524

14 Greg Biffle … 121.350

15 David Ragan … 121.071

16 Aric Almirola … 121.065

17 Jeff Gordon … 121.005

18 Brett Moffitt … 120.991

19 Tony Stewart … 120.956

20 Landon Cassill … 120.928

21 Paul Menard … 120.648

22 Ryan Newman … 120.595

23 Justin Allgaier … 120.503

24 Alex Bowman … 119.903

25 Reed Sorenson … 119.642

26 Alex Kennedy … 119.567

27 Michael Annett … 119.431

28 Joey Gase … 118.521

29 Sam Hornish Jr. … 118.447

30 Denny Hamlin … 118.413

31 Chase Elliott … 118.360

32 David Gilliland … 118.268

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