Richard Childress Racing leads final Cup practice in Las Vegas
A day after they led the first Cup practice session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric repeated the performance in the final practice for Sunday’s Cup race.
Dillon led the way with a top speed of 178.224 mph around the 1.5-mile track.
Hemric, Dillon’s teammate at Richard Childress Racing, followed at 177.072 mph.
The top five was completed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (176.927 mph), Aric Almirola (176.904) and Brad Keselowski (176.858).
Completing the top 10: Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch, Daniel Suarez, Kyle Busch and Erik Jones.
There were no incidents in the session
Pole-sitter Kevin Harvick made 35 laps in the one-hour session but finished 29th on the speed chart at 175.143 mph. He was followed by Martin Truex Jr. in 30th (174.955).
When it came to best 10-lap averages, Hemric led the way at 176.181 mph while Dillon was second at 175.975 mph.