Fords and Chevrolets ruled Friday’s first Sprint Cup practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, while Toyotas struggled.
Eight Chevys followed: Kurt Busch (195.235), Paul Menard (194.496), Brian Vickers (194.398, subbing for the injured Tony Stewart), Kasey Kahne (194.189), Kevin Harvick (194.126), Atlanta winner Jimmie Johnson (194.126), Chase Elliott (194.105) and Ryan Newman (193.952).
The fastest Toyota was Matt Kenseth, who was 11th fastest at 193.882 mph.
Up next for the Sprint Cup regulars: Qualifying for Sunday’s Kobalt 400 race will take place at 7:45 p.m. ET tonight.
Here’s how the practice session played out: