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FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 08: Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont Chevrolet, leads Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 8, 2009 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Dale Earnhardt Jr. paced the NASCAR Sprint Cup field in final practice at Richmond International Raceway Friday afternoon. The Hendrick Motorsports driver paced the field with a top lap of 123.853 mph in the second and last session of the weekend. The Cup drivers are preparing for Saturday night's Capital City 400, coverage of which begins at 7 p.m. ET on FOX. Roush Fenway Racing's Carl Edwards, BK Racing's Landon Cassill, Hendrick's Jeff Gordon and Joe Gibbs Racing's Kyle Busch rounded out the top five in the session.
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