DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Clint Bowyer paced the opening Cup practice Thursday at Daytona International Speedway with a lap of 200.799 mph.
Bowyer was one of 10 drivers to top 200 mph in the session. Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Aric Almirola was second on the speed chart with a lap of 200.691 mph. He was followed by Brad Keselowski (200.553 mph), Joey Logano (200.539) and Ryan Blaney ((200.530).
There were no incidents in the 50-minute session.
Alex Bowman ran the most laps in the session at 36.
Final practice was canceled because of rain. No cars turned a lap at speed.