Hamlin tops 2nd Daytona Practice

Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin topped Friday's final practice for the Sprint Unlimited, posting a speed of 199.867 mph to take the top spot — something that could pay dividends for the driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

The final practice results are one of the voting options fans have to set the starting lineup for Saturday night's race. In addition to voting on how the starting lineup is determined, fans can also vote for the race format and restart order for the final segment. Fans can vote to define the rules for the Sprint Unlimited here.

Voting for the race format ends at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, voting for the starting order ends at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday and voting for the restart order for the final segment ends at the conclusion of the second segment in Saturday's race.

Jamie McMurray, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top five in the second session.
Friday's first session marked Tony Stewart's long-awaited return behind the wheel of his No. 14 Chevrolet since breaking his right leg in a sprint car accident on Aug. 5. Stewart placed 10th on the speed chart in the opening session and ninth in the final session.

Results

Pos Car # Driver Make Sponsor Speed Time Behind
1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Express 199.867 45.030 Leader
2 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet CESSNA 199.645 45.080 –0.050
3 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford Nationwide Insurance 199.579 45.095 –0.065
4 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M's 198.842 45.262 –0.232
5 2 Brad Keselowski Ford Miller Lite 198.618 45.313 –0.283
6 4 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Jimmy John's 198.448 45.352 –0.322
7 99 Carl Edwards Ford Fastenal 198.264 45.394 –0.364
8 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford Stanley 198.111 45.429 –0.399
9 14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Mobil 1-Bass Pro Shops 197.994 45.456 –0.426
10 41 Kurt Busch Chevrolet Haas Automation 197.854 45.488 –0.458
11 22 Joey Logano Ford Shell Pennzoil 197.620 45.542 –0.512
12 10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet GoDaddy 197.105 45.661 –0.631
13 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Drive to End Hunger 196.786 45.735 –0.705
14 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet National Guard 195.912 45.939 –0.909
15 32 Terry Labonte Ford C&J Energy Services 189.982 47.373 –2.343

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