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Cup - Pocono - Friday practice

Ryan Newman set the fastest time of the day in the Friday practice sessions ahead of Sunday's Good Sam RV Insurance 500 Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
Ryan Newman's lap time of 52.933s was the fastest of the two Friday sessions at Pocono Raceway, with Kasey Kahne topping the timesheets in the later afternoon session with a 53.725s on the 2.5 mile unique "tri-oval" circuit in Pennsylvania.

Recovering from his midweek testing accident, Penske's Brad Keselowski was tenth fastest in the midday session and eighth in the afternoon session.

Practice 2

1. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 53.725s (Leader) 167.520 mph
2. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 53.946s (-0.221) 166.833 mph
3. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 53.971s (-0.246) 166.756 mph
4. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 54.000s (-0.275) 166.667 mph
5. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 54.022s (-0.297) 166.599 mph
6. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 54.103s (-0.378) 166.349 mph
7. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 54.112s (-0.387) 166.322 mph
8. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 54.146s (-0.421) 166.217 mph
9. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 54.157s (-0.432) 166.184 mph
10. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 54.160s (-0.435) 166.174 mph
11. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 54.206s (-0.481) 166.033 mph
12. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 54.242s (-0.517) 165.923 mph
13. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 54.257s (-0.532) 165.877 mph
14. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 54.258s (-0.533) 165.874 mph
15. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 54.272s (-0.547) 165.831 mph
16. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 54.291s (-0.566) 165.773 mph
17. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 54.299s (-0.574) 165.749 mph
18. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 54.302s (-0.577) 165.740 mph
19. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 54.330s (-0.605) 165.654 mph
20. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 54.352s (-0.627) 165.587 mph
21. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 54.372s (-0.647) 165.526 mph
22. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 54.393s (-0.668) 165.462 mph
23. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 54.396s (-0.671) 165.453 mph
24. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 54.402s (-0.677) 165.435 mph
25. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 54.488s (-0.763) 165.174 mph
26. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 54.535s (-0.810) 165.032 mph
27. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 54.630s (-0.905) 164.745 mph
28. #6 David Ragan Ford 54.648s (-0.923) 164.690 mph
29. #37 Scott Speed Ford 54.652s (-0.927) 164.678 mph
30. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 54.736s (-1.011) 164.426 mph
31. #38 Travis Kvapil Ford 54.745s (-1.020) 164.399 mph
32. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 54.778s (-1.053) 164.299 mph
33. #135 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet 54.811s (-1.086) 164.201 mph
34. #55 J.J. Yeley Ford 54.860s (-1.135) 164.054 mph
35. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 54.862s (-1.137) 164.048 mph
36. #34 David Gilliland Ford 54.862s (-1.137) 164.048 mph
37. #46 Erik Darnell Ford 54.877s (-1.152) 164.003 mph
38. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 54.909s (-1.184) 163.908 mph
39. #66 Todd Bodine Toyota 54.924s (-1.199) 163.863 mph
40. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 54.959s (-1.234) 163.758 mph
41. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 54.982s (-1.257) 163.690 mph
42. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 55.122s (-1.397) 163.274 mph
43. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 55.149s (-1.424) 163.194 mph
44. #150 T.J. Bell* Chevrolet 55.389s (-1.664) 162.487 mph
45. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 55.451s (-1.726) 162.305 mph
46. #32 Jason White Ford 56.097s (-2.372) 160.436 mph

Practice 1

1. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 52.933s (Leader) 170.026 mph
2. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 53.374s (-0.441) 168.621 mph
3. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 53.407s (-0.474) 168.517 mph
4. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 53.457s (-0.524) 168.360 mph
5. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 53.476s (-0.543) 168.300 mph
6. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 53.481s (-0.548) 168.284 mph
7. #6 David Ragan Ford 53.537s (-0.604) 168.108 mph
8. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 53.559s (-0.626) 168.039 mph
9. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 53.579s (-0.646) 167.976 mph
10. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 53.674s (-0.741) 167.679 mph
11. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 53.726s (-0.793) 167.517 mph
12. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 53.754s (-0.821) 167.429 mph
13. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 53.776s (-0.843) 167.361 mph
14. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 53.795s (-0.862) 167.302 mph
15. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 53.822s (-0.889) 167.218 mph
16. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 53.935s (-1.002) 166.867 mph
17. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 53.952s (-1.019) 166.815 mph
18. #00 David Reutimann Toyota 53.985s (-1.052) 166.713 mph
19. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 54.010s (-1.077) 166.636 mph
20. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 54.022s (-1.089) 166.599 mph
21. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 54.023s (-1.090) 166.596 mph
22. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 54.037s (-1.104) 166.553 mph
23. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 54.065s (-1.132) 166.466 mph
24. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 54.217s (-1.284) 166.000 mph
25. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 54.218s (-1.285) 165.997 mph
26. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 54.241s (-1.308) 165.926 mph
27. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 54.283s (-1.350) 165.798 mph
28. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 54.555s (-1.622) 164.971 mph
29. #55 J.J. Yeley Ford 54.558s (-1.625) 164.962 mph
30. #51 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 54.579s (-1.646) 164.899 mph
31. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 54.724s (-1.791) 164.462 mph
32. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 54.755s (-1.822) 164.369 mph
33. #34 David Gilliland Ford 54.781s (-1.848) 164.290 mph
34. #66 Todd Bodine Toyota 54.829s (-1.896) 164.147 mph
35. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 54.910s (-1.977) 163.905 mph
36. #30 David Stremme Chevrolet 54.950s (-2.017) 163.785 mph
37. #38 Travis Kvapil Ford 55.013s (-2.080) 163.598 mph
38. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 55.077s (-2.144) 163.408 mph
39. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 55.097s (-2.164) 163.348 mph
40. #71 Andy Lally* Ford 55.320s (-2.387) 162.690 mph
41. #60 Mike Skinner Toyota 55.393s (-2.460) 162.475 mph
42. #150 T.J. Bell* Chevrolet 55.410s (-2.477) 162.426 mph
43. #37 Scott Speed Ford 56.068s (-3.135) 160.519 mph
44. #46 Erik Darnell Ford 56.096s (-3.163) 160.439 mph
45. #32 Mike Bliss Ford 56.313s (-3.380) 159.821 mph
46. #135 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet 56.662s (-3.729) 158.837 mph

* Denotes Rookie



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