Ryan Newman – Seems to like his car. Late in practice it was reported that he was in the ball park and his team just needs to fine tune. Ended the session 10th on the speed chart.
Jamie McMurray – Said he had a pretty good car this session. Only used one set of tires and ended the session 17th on the speed chart.
Kyle Larson – Appears to have a really good car again this weekend. 50 minutes into practice he was 3rd on the speed chart in race trim. When he went to qualifying trim late in practice he jumped to the top of the speed chart.
Denny Hamlin – Has a fast car. 20 minutes into practice he was at the top of the speed chart. 40 minutes into practice he said, “I’m pretty tight at the bottom of 3 and 4. I have to use the whole racetrack.” Ended the session 2nd on the speed chart after completing 40 laps.
Aric Almirola – During his opening run he reported that he was tight everywhere. 20 minutes into practice he was still working on a tight condition. With 10 minutes remaining right before he went to qualify trim he completed 17 laps and was 16th on the speed chart.