Found November 04, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog:
Brad Keselowski led the way with a lap of 29.300 seconds in the final practice for the AAA Texas 500 from Texas. Rounding out the top five was Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, and Carl Edwards. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 29.300 Leader 2 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 29.317 -0.017 3 17 Matt Kenseth Ford EcoBoost Ford 29.318 -0.018 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 29.339 -0.039 5 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 29.375 -0.075 6 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 29.408 -0.108 7 22 Sam Hornish Jr. Shell Pennzoil Dodge 29.462 -0.162 8 18 Kyle Busch Snickers Toyota 29.501 -0.201 9 51 AJ Allmendinger Phoenix Construction Chevrolet 29.528 -0.228 10 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet 29.595 -0.295 11 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 29.599 -0.299 12 56 Martin Truex Jr. Carlyle Tools by NAPA Toyota 29.604 -0.304 13 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 29.642 -0.342 14 5 Kasey Kahne Hendrickcars.com/Great Clips Chevrolet 29.693 -0.393 15 29 Kevin Harvick Rheem/Budweiser Chevrolet 29.701 -0.401 16 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 29.721 -0.421 17 55 Mark Martin Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 29.723 -0.423 18 27 Paul Menard Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet 29.738 -0.438 19 20 Joey Logano Home Depot/redbeacon.com Toyota 29.778 -0.478 20 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 29.786 -0.486 21 43 Aric Alrmirola Farmland Ford 29.833 -0.533 22 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 29.850 -0.550 23 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 29.859 -0.559 24 9 Marcos Ambrose Mac Tools Ford 29.917 -0.617 25 39 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevrolet 29.922 -0.622 26 78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Chevrolet 29.978 -0.678 27 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 29.988 -0.688 28 21 Trevor Bayne Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 30.008 -0.708 29 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Huggies Chevrolet 30.049 -0.749 30 93 Travis Kvapil Dr.Pepper Toyota 30.055 -0.755 31 47 Bobby Labonte Wounded Warrior Project Toyota 30.084 -0.784 32 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver’s Ford 30.150 -0.850 33 34 David Ragan CertainTeed/31-W Ford 30.194 -0.894 34 83 Landon Cassill Burger King Toyota 30.372 -1.072 35 95 Scott Speed B&D Electrical/TWD Ford 30.396 -1.096 36 98 Michael McDowell Phil Parson Racing Ford 30.433 -1.133 37 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves 30.451 -1.151 38 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 30.631 -1.331 39 19 Mike Bliss Plinker Tactical/MCM Elegante Toyota 30.638 -1.338 40 26 Josh Wise MDS Transport Ford 30.641 -1.341 41 91 Reed Sorenson Plinker Tactical/MCM Elegante Toyota 30.675 -1.375 42 32 Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts Ford 30.715 -1.415
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