Friday, October 7, 2011
Menard Fastest in First Kansas Practice Session
Second quickest with a lap speed of 173.494 mph, was Clint Bowyer, followed by Jeff Gordon (173.321), David Reutimann (173.182) and Matt Kenseth (173.066).
Rounding out the top-ten quickest during practice were Dale Earnhardt Jr. (172.894), Martin Truex Jr. (172.883), Kyle Busch (172.850), David Ragan (172.844) and Kasey Kahne (172.828).
The teams will return to the track later in the day for their 5:10 PM (EDT) scheduled qualifying session, and then return on Saturday for two more practice sessions (12:30 PM – 1:15 PM and “Happy Hour:” 1:50 PM – 2:50 PM – EDT) before Sunday’s 2:20 PM (EDT) approximate start of the Hollywood Casino 400.