Chase Elliott – Got out on the track early to run laps in his backup car. Following his opening run he said, “Pretty happy with the way it drives. Good and comfortable.” Has a fast car this weekend. Scuffed some tires for the race tomorrow.
Erik Jones – Practiced in his backup car. Worked on getting a good baseline setup. Liked his primary car. Said his backup car should be just as good as his primary.
Aric Almirola – During his opening run he reported that he was a little tight. Was pretty happy with his handling. Worked on scuffing tires. Didn’t make many adjustments. Felt comfortable with his car.
Ty Dillon – Started with a 15 lap run (5th on the speed charts at the time) and said the balance is great to start but tight on exit as the run goes on. Happy with his setup. Worked on scuffing some tires. Said it will be tough to pass tomorrow. Said his car is fast.
Brad Keselowski – Has a good car. Had the fastest overall lap, best 5 lap and best 10 lap averages.