Jimmie Johnson led the way in final practice for Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. In a session that saw all 40 cars take times on the 0.75-mile track, Johnson trumped them all with a lap time of 22.342 seconds [120.849 mph].
A mere 0.042 behind the six-time champion was Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne. Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards – who combine for eight Richmond wins – rounded out the top 5.
Tony Stewart, in his return to Sprint Cup racing after an eight-race absence, finished the session 23rd, one spot behind his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Danica Patrick.
Completing the top-10 spots is Matt Kenseth, Martin Truex, Jr., AJ Allmendinger, Paul Menard and Joey Logano.
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