Clint Bowyer – Started with a 12 lap run. His crew chief said, “Your lap times are really good here, right at the top of the chart.”
AJ Allmendinger – Allmendinger was said to be happy with his car. 30 minutes into practice while he was 5th he said his car is cutting nice and he has good drive off the corners.
Paul Menard – Daniel Hemric jumped in his car at the end of practice because Menard is on “baby watch” again. During his first run his car was too tight late in a corner.
Ryan Newman – Showed some good speed this session. Said his car takes 2.5 laps to come in. Said his balance is really good. Ended the session 3rd on the speed chart.
David Ragan – Ten minutes into practice while he was 20th he said his car felt pretty balanced, just a little tight in the center.