Aric Almirola tops second Las Vegas test session


Aric Almirola was the fastest driver in the three-hour long test session the Sprint Cup Series conducted Thursday at Las Vegas Motor SPeedway

The No. 43 posted a top speed of 192.940 mph during its 30 laps around the 1.5-mile track.

Filling out the top five was Austin Dillon (192.658), rookie Ryan Blaney (191.659), Kurt Busch (191.381) and Greg Biffle (189.800).

Jimmie Johnson, who led the first two-hour session, was 12th fastest.

The session was slowed about an hour in when Denny Hamlin got loose and wrecked. The Dayton 500 champion will have to go to a backup car.

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