Michael McDowell leads final Daytona 500 practice
Front Row Motorsport’s Michael McDowell was fastest in the final practice session for Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on Fox).
McDowell and his No. 34 Ford recorded nine laps and a top speed of 191.440 mph.
The top five was completed by Ty Dillon (191.432 mph), pole-sitter William Byron (191.339), Alex Bowman (191.278) and Daniel Hemric (190.921).
Only 20 cars made at least one lap in the session.
Kurt Busch recorded the most laps in the session with 16 and was 11th on the speed chart at 189.741 mph.
Of four drivers to make a 10-lap run, Bowman had the best average at 190.334 mph.
There were no incidents in the session.