Clint Bowyer – In this session, Bowyer had the best 5,10 and 15 lap averages. Clint Bowyer thought he had the best car.
Chase Elliott – His car looked pretty good this session. Jeff Burton was impressed with his car and thought it was potentially the best among the Playoff contenders (That was before he was impressed with Logano and Hamlin).
Jimmie Johnson – 5 minutes into practice after he completed 15 laps and was 20th on the speed chart (a good amount of drivers were doing mock qualifying runs) he said, “I’m pretty happy with it.” 25 minutes into practice following his 2nd run while he was 20th he said “Too free in, too free off.”
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – 15 minutes into practice while he was 30th after completing 13 laps he said his car has no turn.
Matt DiBenedetto – 45 minutes into practice while he was 24th after completing 67 laps his crew chief said, “Your center speed is really good.”