Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Ryan Newman tops first Cup Series practice at Atlanta

59th Annual DAYTONA 500 - Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, practices for the 59th Annual DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2017 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Getty Images

Ryan Newman claimed the fastest speed late in the first NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Newman put his No. 31 on top of the chart with a speed of 187.875 mph.

The Richard Childress Racing driver topped Jamie McMurray (187.735), Kyle Busch (187.595) Matt Kenseth (187.494) and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (187.487).

Daytona 500 winner Kurt Busch was 14th fastest.

Click here for the full practice report.