Keselowski, Kenseth Fast in Final Sprint Cup Series Practice
SPARTA, Ky. - The past two winners of the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts posted the two fastest laps in Friday's final Sprint Cup Series practice.
Brad Keselowski went 183.101 mph on his 26th and final lap of the session. That was good enough to move the 2012 Quaker State 400 winner's No. 2 Penske Racing Ford to the top of the speed chart.
Similarly, Matt Kenseth's best lap also came late in the session. The defending Quaker State 400 winner posted a speed of 182.309 mph. in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Rookie Kyle Larson led Friday's first practice session and his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet was near the top again in final practice with a 182.088 mph fast lap.
Led by Kenseth, Joe Gibbs Racing placed all three of its drivers in the top 10. Kyle Busch was ninth fastest in the No. 18 Toyota and Denny Hamlin was 10th in the No. 11 Toyota.
Danica Patrick was atop the leaderboard for much of practice and wound up sixth. Jeff Gordon, Joey Logano, AJ Allmendinger and Kevin Harvick also were in the top 10.
Qualifying for the Quaker State 400 is set for 5:40 p.m.
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