Thursday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice ahead of Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 were led by Clint Bowyer. The second practice was washed out by rain about five minutes into the scheduled 50-minute session.
In a session where the top 10 cars all eclipsed the 200-mph barrier, Stewart-Haas Racing’s Clint Bowyer led the charge with a top speed of 200.799 mph. The No. 14 Ford was followed by former Daytona winners Aric Almirola (200.691 mph) and Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski (200.553 mph).
Logano had the best 10-lap average speed of 197.673 mph, and he was followed by Bowyer and Martin Truex Jr.
The green flag for the Coke Zero Sugar 400 will fly Saturday, July 7 shortly after at 7 p.m. ET, with TV coverage on NBC.