Kenseth takes morning Sprint Cup practice
June 01, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com
DOVER, Del. -- Matt Kenseth led the day’s first practice for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams as preparations for Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway continued.
Kenseth, a three-time winner this season, posted a top lap of 156.788 mph. Kasey Kahne was second at 156.638.
Defending series champion Brad Keselowski, Kyle Busch and Kurt Busch were third through fifth, respectively.
There were no on-track incidents, although Dale Earnhardt Jr. did sustain minor damage to his No. 88 entry after slight contact with the wall.
Pole winner Denny Hamlin was sixth on the speed chart, while Carl Edwards, Clint Bowyer, Jimmie Johnson and Juan Pablo Montoya completed the top 10.
A final practice for Cup teams is scheduled to begin at 12:50 p.m. (ET).
Sunday’s race, the final race of the season for television partner FOX, is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. (ET)
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