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Kyle Busch Tops Sprint All-Star Race Final Practice

Kyle Busch Tops Sprint All-Star Race Final Practice

by May 15, 2015 0 comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – After missing the last 11 races due to injuries he sustained in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway back in February, Kyle Busch topped the speed chart in Sprint All-Star Race final practice on Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Busch’s fast lap was 28.589 seconds at 188.884 mph.

Last year’s Sprint All-Star Race winner, Jamie McMurray was second on the speed chart. Stewart-Haas Racing teammates, Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch finished out the session in third and fourth respectively. Denny Hamlin rounded out the top-five.

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Qualifying will air live on FOX Sports 1 at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday night, and the Sprint All-Star Race will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m. Both events will also be on the Performance Racing Network (PRN), as well.
Sprint All-Star Race Top-10 Results:

1.) #18 Kyle Busch | M&M’s Red Nose Day | Toyota | 28.589 seconds | 188.884 mph

2.) #1 Jamie McMurray | Bass Pro Shops | Chevrolet | 28.663 seconds | 188.396 mph

3.) #4 Kevin Harvick | Hunt Brothers Pizza | Chevrolet | 28.684 seconds | 188.258 mph

4.) #41 Kurt Busch | Haas Automation | Chevrolet | 28.705 seconds | 188.121 mph

5.) #11 Denny Hamlin | FedEx Express | Toyota | 28.770 seconds | 187.696 mph

6.) #22 Joey Logano | Shell Pennzoil | Ford | 28.805 seconds | 187.467 mph

7.) #2 Brad Keselowski | Miller Lite | Ford | 28.840 seconds | 187.240 mph

8.) #5 Kasey Kahne | Time Warner Cable | Chevrolet | 28.855 seconds | 187.143 mph

9.) #14 Tony Stewart | Bass Pro Shops/Arctic Cat | 28.938 seconds | 186.606 mph

10.) #20 Matt Kenseth | Dollar General | 28.963 seconds | 186.445 mph

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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