Larson, Hamlin Lead Sprint Unlimited Practice

Kyle Larson and Denny Hamlin were fastest in Friday's practice sessions for Saturday night's Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona International Speedway.

Larson led the opening practice session with a lap of 199.344 mph in the no. 42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing. Kasey Kahne was second, followed by Hamlin, Paul Menard and Carl Edwards.

Hamlin followed up with e fastest lap in the final practice session, turning in a lap of 198.930 mph in the no. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Clint Bowyer was second, while Aric Almirola was third. Brian Vickers, filling in for the injured Tony Stewart, was fourth fastest while Kevin Harvick rounded out the top five.

RESULTS – First Practice

Pos Car Driver Speed
1 42 Kyle Larson 199.344
2 5 Kasey Kahne 199.159
3 11 Denny Hamlin 199.067
4 27 Paul Menard 198.979
5 19 Carl Edwards 198.715
6 18 Kyle Busch 198.623
7 14 Brian Vickers 198.295
8 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 198.085
9 47 AJ Allmendinger 197.807
10 10 Danica Patrick 197.785
11 20 Matt Kenseth 197.754
12 17 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 197.529
13 16 Greg Biffle 197.451
14 2 Brad Keselowski 197.286
15 43 Aric Almirola 197.234
16 1 Jamie McMurray 197.191
17 13 Casey Mears 197.096
18 22 Joey Logano 197.092
19 4 Kevin Harvick 196.911
20 15 Clint Bowyer 196.777
21 3 Austin Dillon 196.592
22 78 Martin Truex, Jr. 192.020
23 48 Jimmie Johnson 190.892
24 31 Ryan Newman 190.375
25 41 Kurt Busch 190.026

RESULTS – Final Practice

1 11 Denny Hamlin
198.930
2 15 Clint Bowyer
195.253
3 43 Aric Almirola
194.885
4 14 Brian Vickers
194.805
5 4 Kevin Harvick
194.763
6 41 Kurt Busch
194.611
7 10 Danica Patrick
194.527
8 27 Paul Menard
194.342
9 3 Austin Dillon
194.280
10 2 Brad Keselowski
193.665
11 22 Joey Logano
193.320
12 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 192.316
13 5 Kasey Kahne
192.258
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 191.881
15 48 Jimmie Johnson
191.873
16 18 Kyle Busch
191.160
17 1 Jamie McMurray
190.690
18 31 Ryan Newman
190.517
19 42 Kyle Larson
190.456
20 47 AJ Allmendinger
189.155
21 19 Carl Edwards
75.517

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