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Preseason Thunder testing speeds at Daytona

January 14, 2012, , NASCAR.com

Preseason Thunder: Day 3

Morning Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed Pos.DriverTimeSpeed
2. Jeff Gordon 44.655 201.545 17. A.J. Allmendinger 47.013 191.436
3. Kurt Busch 45.121 199.464 18. Aric Almirola 47.056 191.261
4. Mark Martin 45.122 199.459 19.Joey Logano 47.102 191.075
5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.45.134 199.406 20.Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47.176 190.775
6. Jimmie Johnson 45.136 199.397 21.Greg Biffle47.188 190.726
7.Jeff Burton 45.215 199.049 22.Denny Hamlin47.195 190.698
8.Regan Smith 45.216 199.045 23.Clint Bowyer 47.217 190.609
9.Jamie McMurray 46.283 194.456 24.Marcos Ambrose47.260 190.436
10.Juan Montoya 46.644 192.951 25. Martin Truex Jr. 47.276 190.371
11.Paul Menard 46.721 192.633 26.Carl Edwards 47.317 190.206
12.Danica Patrick46.868 192.029 27.Matt Kenseth47.408 189.841
13.Tony Stewart 46.904 191.881 28.Brad Keselowski 47.534 189.338
14.Kyle Busch 46.955 191.673 29.Dave Blaney 47.739 188.525
15.Trevor Bayne 46.967 191.624 30.Joe Nemechek 47.855188.068

Preseason Thunder: Day 3

Afternoon Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed Pos.DriverTimeSpeed
2.A.J. Allmendinger44.877200.548 15.Aric Almirola45.446198.037
3.Brad Keselowski44.877200.548 16.Greg Biffle45.451198.015
4.Kasey Kahne44.892200.481 17.Matt Kenseth45.452198.011
5.Denny Hamlin45.006199.973 18.Marcos Ambrose45.488197.854
6.Joey Logano45.007199.969 19.Carl Edwards45.540197.628
7.Martin Truex Jr.45.090199.601 20.Regan Smith45.541197.624
8.Clint Bowyer45.091199.596 21.Joe Nemechek46.199194.809
9.Juan Montoya45.190199.159 22.Jimmie Johnson46.462193.707
10.Jamie McMurray45.248198.904 23.Paul Menard46.560193.299
11.Dale Earnhardt Jr.45.310198.632 24.Kevin Harvick46.744192.538
12.Mark Martin45.368198.378 25.Trevor Bayne46.777192.402
13.Jeff Burton45.378198.334 26.Trevor Bayne *47.001191.485

Preseason Thunder: Day 2

Morning Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed Pos.DriverTimeSpeed
2.Clint Bowyer43.962204.722 18.Joey Logano46.135195.080
3.Marcos Ambrose44.304203.142 19.Dale Earnhardt Jr.46.155194.995
4.Aric Almirola44.304203.142 20.Greg Biffle46.184194.873
5.Mark Martin44.610201.748 21.Ricky Stenhouse Jr.46.192194.839
6.Jamie McMurray44.692201.378 22.Kasey Kahne46.193194.835
7.Juan Montoya44.693201.374 23.Kevin Harvick46.204194.788
8.Jeff Gordon45.907196.049 24.Denny Hamlin46.209194.767
9. Kurt Busch45.915196.014 25.Regan Smith46.232194.670
10.A.J. Allmendinger45.961195.818 26.Trevor Bayne46.292194.418
11.Jimmie Johnson46.057195.410 27.Brad Keselowski46.364194.116
12.Tony Stewart46.063195.385 28.Matt Kenseth46.559193.303
13.Danica Patrick46.070195.355 29.Carl Edwards46.703192.707
14.Paul Menard46.072195.346 30.Casey Mears46.752192.505
15.Kyle Busch46.091195.266 31.Dave Blaney46.923191.804
16.Jeff Burton46.129195.105 32.Joe Nemechek47.983187.566

Preseason Thunder: Day 2

Afternoon Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed Pos.DriverTimeSpeed
2.Regan Smith43.678206.053 18.Ricky Stenhouse Jr.44.103204.068
3.Kyle Busch43.729205.813 19.Matt Kenseth44.105204.058
4.Jeff Gordon43.743205.747 20.Greg Biffle44.190203.666
5.Kasey Kahne43.743205.747 21.Trevor Bayne44.228203.491
6.Paul Menard43.881205.100 22.Mark Martin44.300203.160
7.Kevin Harvick43.882205.095 23.Casey Mears44.453202.461
8.Denny Hamlin43.903204.997 24.Aric Almirola44.689201.392
9.Martin Truex Jr.43.941204.820 25.Marcos Ambrose44.693201.374
10.Clint Bowyer43.944204.806 26.Juan Montoya44.710201.297
11.Brad Keselowski43.964204.713 27.Jamie McMurray44.878200.544
12.AJ Allmendinger43.965204.708 28.Carl Edwards44.882200.526
13.Danica Patrick44.044204.341 29.Jimmie Johnson45.776196.610
14.Tony Stewart44.044204.341 30.Jeff Burton46.075195.334
15.Dale Earnhardt Jr.44.046204.332 31.Dave Blaney46.724192.620
16.Joey Logano44.074204.202 32.Joe Nemechek46.856192.078

Preseason Thunder: Day 1

Morning Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed PosDriverTimeSpeed
2.Paul Menard46.785 192.369 18. Kasey Kahne 47.160 190.840
3.Kurt Busch46.787 192.361 19. Kevin Harvick 47.176 190.775
4.Ricky Stenhouse Jr.46.885 191.959 20. Clint Bowyer 47.199 190.682
5. Juan Montoya46.911 191.853 21. Mark Martin 47.225 190.577
6. Jimmie Johnson46.933191.763 22. Marcos Ambrose 47.238 190.525
7. Greg Biffle46.987 191.542 23. Aric Almirola 47.255 190.456
8. Danica Patrick47.004 191.473 24. Jamie McMurray 47.269 190.400
9. Jeff Burton47.019 191.412 25. Regan Smith 47.374 189.978
10. Trevor Bayne47.022 191.400 26. A.J. Allmendinger 47.419 189.797
11.Dale Earnhardt Jr.47.025 191.388 27. Carl Edwards 47.435 189.733
12. Tony Stewart 47.032 191.359 28. Brad Keselowski 47.504 189.458
13. Kyle Busch47.037 191.339 29.Casey Mears 47.508 189.442
14. Joey Logano 47.059 191.249 30. Martin Truex Jr. 47.633 188.945
15. Ryan Newman 47.110 191.042 31. Joe Nemechek 48.304 186.320
16. Denny Hamlin 47.122 190.994

Preseason Thunder: Day 1

Afternoon Practice Speeds
Pos.DriverTimeSpeed Pos.DriverTimeSpeed
2.Joey Logano44.469202.388 18.Jeff Burton46.945191.714
3.Brad Keselowski44.505202.224 19.Juan Montoya46.969191.616
4.A.J. Allmendinger44.506202.220 20.Matt Kenseth46.997191.502
5.Dale Earnhardt Jr.44.794200.920 21.Marcos Ambrose47.007 191.461
6.Jimmie Johnson44.795200.915 22.Ryan Newman47.010191.449
7.Denny Hamlin44.965200.156 23.Kevin Harvick47.052191.278
8.Kasey Kahne45.047199.791 24.Trevor Bayne47.061191.241
9.Mark Martin45.782196.584 25.Martin Truex Jr.47.095191.103
10.Clint Bowyer45.782196.584 26.Jamie McMurray47.102191.075
11.Ricky Stenhouse Jr.46.164194.957 27.Regan Smith47.266190.412
12.Jeff Gordon46.482193.623 28.Carl Edwards47.285190.335
13.Paul Menard46.726192.612 29.Aric Almirola47.296190.291
14.Kurt Busch46.835192.164 30.Dave Blaney47.453189.661
15.Tony Stewart46.887191.951 31.Casey Mears47.671188.794
16.Danica Patrick46.893191.926 32.Joe Nemechek 48.038187.352

The Cup Series kicked off the 2012 season with a three-day test at Daytona International Speedway.

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