Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Not feeling any stress this weekend. Started in qualifying trim and was in race trim for the final 30 minutes.
Jimmie Johnson – Used a whole new setup in this practice. Didn’t do any road course testing to prepare for this race.
Ryan Newman – Was tight particularly in turn 2. Liked a run he made 45 minutes into the session.
Kyle Busch – Spun about 30 minutes into practice and sustained no damage.
David Gilliland – Started in qualifying trim. Didn’t do any testing for this race. Was happy with his car.