Danica Patrick leads Stewart-Haas Racing sweep of final Coke Zero 400 practice
Danica Patrick, with a speed of 198.133 mph, led a Stewart-Haas Racing sweep of the top-four spots in the final practice session for Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick ran 23 laps and was the only driver to crack 198 mph in the session. She was followed by Kurt Busch (197.950), Kevin Harvick (197.946) and Tony Stewart (197.898).
The next four spots were filled by Hendrick Motorsports’ Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. (who led the first practice session) and Jimmie Johnson.
Kurt Busch recorded the most laps in the session with 25.
After being involved in a nine-car crash in the first practice session, Kyle Busch was 13th fastest in a backup car.
Qualifying for Sunday’s Coke Zero 400 is scheduled for Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET on NBCSN.