DARLINGTON, S.C. — Brad Keselowski topped the chart in final Sprint Cup Series practice at Darlington Raceway.
The driver of the No. 2 Team Penske Ford was the fastest in the final practice session with a time of 28.157 and a speed of 174.649 mph. Kurt Busch was second in his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet with a time of 28.257 and a speed of 174.031 mph. Jimmie Johnson was third in his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a time of 28.259 and a speed of 174.019 mph. Kasey Kahne was fourth in his No. 5 HMS Chevrolet with a time of 28.318 and a speed of 28.318 and a speed of 173.656 mph. Paul Menard rounded out the top-five in his No. 27 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet with a time of 28.351 and a speed of 173.454 mph.
Greg Biffle was sixth in his No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford. Carl Edwards was seventh in his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was eighth in his No. 17 RFR Ford. Denny Hamlin was ninth in his No. 11 JGR Toyota. Trevor Bayne rounded out the top-10 in his No. 6 RFR Ford.
Biffle posted the fastest 10 consecutive lap average at a speed of 170.536 mph. Martin Truex Jr., whose fastest single lap was 15th fastest, was second at an average speed of 170.449 mph.C1625_PRACFINAL