At Daytona International Speedway, practice never means much, but a few familiar foes led the way in Thursday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions.
Rookie Ty Dillon turned 37 laps, the most of all drivers, while 21 drivers made a run of at least 10 consecutive laps. Bayne led the way on that chart at 196.073 mph).
Two-time Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. led the way in his last scheduled practice session at the famed race track. The No. 88 turned a single-car lap at the speed of 193.328 mph.
Only 19 drivers took time in final practice. McDowell turning 20 laps, was the most of those drivers.
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