|Jimmie Johnson still looking for first 1.5-mile track win in 2013|
Johnson was the only driver to an average speed of more than 181 mph while three drivers — Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon — all topped 180 mph at the 1.5-mile oval.
Jeff Burton, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Denny Hamlin, Austin Dillon, Marcos Ambrose and Kurt Busch rounded out the top 10 in the second of two practice sessions Friday.
Danica Patrick was 27th as she prepared for her first Cup race at the track.
Johnson also was fastest over 10 consecutive laps with a 10-lap average of 175.343 mph.
Qualifying for the race is scheduled for 5:10 p.m. ET Friday with the race set 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
- Sporting News