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Las Vegas - Cup practice - March 7

Greg Biffle topped the timesheets in Thursday afternoon's practice session ahead of this weekend's Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race.
Greg Biffle's lap of 28.507s (189.427mph) was the fastest of any of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers participating in practice at the Los Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday.

The practice session was a significant one as as it's the first time that the new Genertion-6 cars have run at a 1.5-mile intermediate track since their introduction at the start of 2013.

Matt Kenseth topped the earlier session of the day with a time of 28.816s (187.396mph).

Practice 1

1. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 28.816s (Leader) 187.396mph (45 laps)
3. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 28.824s (-0.008s) 187.344mph (58 laps)
4. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 28.844s (-0.028s) 187.214mph (44 laps)
5. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 28.905s (-0.089s) 186.819mph (46 laps)
6. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 28.935s (-0.119s) 186.625mph (38 laps)
7. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 28.965s (-0.149s) 186.432mph (34 laps)
8. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 28.990s (-0.174s) 186.271mph (40 laps)
9. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 28.999s (-0.183s) 186.213mph (62 laps)
10. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 29.000s (-0.184s) 186.207mph (37 laps)
11. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 29.035s (-0.219s) 185.982mph (46 laps)
12. #2 Brad Keselowski Ford 29.085s (-0.269s) 185.663mph (36 laps)
13. #51 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 29.122s (-0.306s) 185.427mph (48 laps)
14. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 29.129s (-0.313s) 185.382mph (59 laps)
15. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 29.138s (-0.322s) 185.325mph (46 laps)
16. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 29.218s (-0.402s) 184.818mph (50 laps)
17. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 29.223s (-0.407s) 184.786mph (38 laps)
18. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 29.271s (-0.455s) 184.483mph (45 laps)
19. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 29.271s (-0.455s) 184.483mph (45 laps)
20. #19 Mike Bliss Toyota 29.276s (-0.460s) 184.451mph (7 laps)
21. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 29.283s (-0.467s) 184.407mph (38 laps)
22. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 29.287s (-0.471s) 184.382mph (25 laps)
23. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 29.321s (-0.505s) 184.168mph (45 laps)
24. #22 Joey Logano Ford 29.339s (-0.523s) 184.055mph (46 laps)
25. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 29.351s (-0.535s) 183.980mph (47 laps)
26. #13 Casey Mears Ford 29.411s (-0.595s) 183.605mph (82 laps)
27. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 29.426s (-0.610s) 183.511mph (42 laps)
28. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 29.447s (-0.631s) 183.380mph (28 laps)
29. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 29.473s (-0.657s) 183.219mph (19 laps)
30. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 29.477s (-0.661s) 183.194mph (48 laps)
31. #10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 29.520s (-0.704s) 182.927mph (46 laps)
32. #34 David Ragan Ford 29.613s (-0.797s) 182.352mph (29 laps)
33. #38 David Gilliland Ford 29.646s (-0.830s) 182.149mph (15 laps)
34. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 29.715s (-0.899s) 181.726mph (9 laps)
35. #95 Scott Speed Ford 29.718s (-0.902s) 181.708mph (15 laps)
36. #35 Josh Wise Ford 29.746s (-0.930s) 181.537mph (10 laps)
37. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 29.782s (-0.966s) 181.318mph (25 laps)
38. #7 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 29.784s (-0.968s) 181.305mph (21 laps)
39. #30 David Stremme Toyota 29.822s (-1.006s) 181.074mph (29 laps)
40. #33 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 29.967s (-1.151s) 180.198mph (9 laps)
41. #32 Ken Schrader Ford 30.023s (-1.207s) 179.862mph (17 laps)
42. #83 David Reutimann Toyota 30.055s (-1.239s) 179.671mph (16 laps)

Practice 2

1. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 28.507s (Leader) 189.427mph (61 laps)
3. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 28.550s (-0.043s) 189.142mph (50 laps)
4. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 28.556s (-0.049s) 189.102mph (35 laps)
5. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 28.564s (-0.057s) 189.049mph (36 laps)
6. #17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 28.602s (-0.095s) 188.798mph (41 laps)
7. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 28.625s (-0.118s) 188.646mph (27 laps)
8. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 28.625s (-0.118s) 188.646mph (55 laps)
9. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 28.637s (-0.130s) 188.567mph (51 laps)
10. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 28.659s (-0.152s) 188.422mph (35 laps)
11. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 28.714s (-0.207s) 188.062mph (27 laps)
12. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 28.753s (-0.246s) 187.806mph (48 laps)
13. #51 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 28.787s (-0.280s) 187.585mph (19 laps)
14. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 28.795s (-0.288s) 187.533mph (42 laps)
15. #22 Joey Logano Ford 28.845s (-0.338s) 187.207mph (49 laps)
16. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 28.851s (-0.344s) 187.169mph (31 laps)
17. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 28.887s (-0.380s) 186.935mph (46 laps)
18. #13 Casey Mears Ford 28.905s (-0.398s) 186.819mph (49 laps)
19. #10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 28.907s (-0.400s) 186.806mph (19 laps)
20. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 29.010s (-0.503s) 186.143mph (69 laps)
21. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 29.019s (-0.512s) 186.085mph (74 laps)
22. #34 David Ragan Ford 29.125s (-0.618s) 185.408mph (30 laps)
23. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 29.141s (-0.634s) 185.306mph (59 laps)
24. #95 Scott Speed Ford 29.180s (-0.673s) 185.058mph (9 laps)
25. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 29.209s (-0.702s) 184.875mph (62 laps)
26. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 29.219s (-0.712s) 184.811mph (41 laps)
27. #2 Brad Keselowski Ford 29.235s (-0.728s) 184.710mph (79 laps)
28. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 29.250s (-0.743s) 184.615mph (54 laps)
29. #19 Mike Bliss Toyota 29.295s (-0.788s) 184.332mph (17 laps)
30. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 29.298s (-0.791s) 184.313mph (56 laps)
31. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 29.305s (-0.798s) 184.269mph (37 laps)
32. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 29.340s (-0.833s) 184.049mph (35 laps)
33. #33 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 29.364s (-0.857s) 183.899mph (23 laps)
34. #35 Josh Wise Ford 29.372s (-0.865s) 183.849mph (23 laps)
35. #30 David Stremme Toyota 29.395s (-0.888s) 183.705mph (20 laps)
36. #32 Ken Schrader Ford 29.417s (-0.910s) 183.567mph (19 laps)
37. #7 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 29.418s (-0.911s) 183.561mph (29 laps)
38. #83 David Reutimann Toyota 29.473s (-0.966s) 183.219mph (36 laps)
39. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 29.496s (-0.989s) 183.076mph (53 laps)
40. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 29.499s (-0.992s) 183.057mph (28 laps)
41. #38 David Gilliland Ford 29.611s (-1.104s) 182.365mph (36 laps)
42. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 29.647s (-1.140s) 182.143mph (19 laps)
43. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 29.884s (-1.377s) 180.699mph (15 laps)



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