Jimmie Johnson posted both the quickest single lap of 173.388 mph during the morning practice session and the quickest average speed of 168.765 during 23 laps.
Our View That gives him a great balance of speed and durability. He was one of our favorites at the start of the week and he remains a favorite.
Actually, Tony Stewart posted quicker average speeds, but he was battling an engine problem and made less than a handful of very short runs.
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