Kasey Kahne – Kahne said that his car felt good in the first practice session. In Happy Hour they tried out some different things but they went back to their original setup. Kahne said that he wasn’t that bad but he was a ways off from the #18. Kahne also tried out different lines around the Monster Mile.
Tony Stewart – Really struggled. The #14 was tight on entry and exit.
Greg Biffle – His crew chief said that him and Kyle Busch were the quickest cars on the track. The #16 was a little loose.
Denny Hamlin – Hamlin was in race trim for the entire practice. The #11′s speed was consistent but it didn’t appear that they focused on making any long runs.