Kasey Kahne found himself on the top of the board when the one and only practice session today scheduled before qualifying with a fast time of 28.863 seconds, 193.805 mph. He was just 1.259 seconds off of the track qualifying record set back in May by Denny Hamlin. He will be the second car to go out in today’s qualifying session.
Kyle Busch was second on the speed chart with a lap of 27.885 seconds, 193.653 mph. Busch will go out towards the middle of the group after drawing the 27th position for qualifying. He hopes he can get a great run to get back into the championship hunt. Kyle was just 0.022 seconds behind practice leader Kasey Kahne.
Last weeks winner and pole sitter Kevin Harvick, paced third on the sheet with a 27.900 seconds, 193.548 mph. Harvick will go out later today in qualifying in the 42nd position. He was 0.037 seconds off of the leader in practice.
Points leader Matt Kenseth, found himself eighth on the scoring sheet with a lap of 27.980 seconds, 192.995 mph. He will be the first driver to take time in qualifying later this afternoon.
Second in points, Jimmie Johnson, sat in the 17th spot when the session ended with a time of 28.077 seconds, 192.328 mph. Johnson will be the 41st driver to go out in qualifying later on today.
You can catch qualifying tonight live at 7:00 P.M. Et. On ESPN2. The Performance Racing Network will provide live radio coverage of the event. You can also follow live qualifying with Raceview quals on NASCAR.com.