Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 10/13/14
Martin Truex, Jr. led the way with a lap of 28.310 seconds in the first practice for the AAA Texas 500 from Texas. Rounding out the top five was Mark Martin, Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer, and Tony Stewart. Jimmie Johnson, currently leading the points, posted the 27th best time. Ken Schrader had the slowest lap at 29.977 seconds, or 1.667 seconds off of Truex’s time. Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 56 Martin Truex Jr. Carlyle Tools by NAPA Toyota 28.310 Leader 2 55 Mark Martin Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 28.354 -0.044 3 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 28.403 -0.093 4 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Toyota 28.441 -0.131 5 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 28.601 -0.291 6 43 Aric Alrmirola Farmland Ford 28.627 -0.317 7 17 Matt Kenseth Ford EcoBoost Ford 28.729 -0.419 8 5 Kasey Kahne Hendrickcars.com/Great Clips Chevrolet 28.750 -0.440 9 29 Kevin Harvick Rheem/Budweiser Chevrolet 28.762 -0.452 10 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 28.764 -0.454 11 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 28.804 -0.494 12 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 28.815 -0.505 13 9 Marcos Ambrose Mac Tools Ford 28.835 -0.525 14 18 Kyle Busch Snickers Toyota 28.854 -0.544 15 21 Trevor Bayne Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 28.869 -0.559 16 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 28.924 -0.614 17 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet 28.928 -0.618 18 78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Chevrolet 28.951 -0.641 19 13 Casey Mears GEICO Ford 28.954 -0.644 20 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Huggies Chevrolet 28.960 -0.650 21 22 Sam Hornish Jr. Shell Pennzoil Dodge 28.976 -0.666 22 27 Paul Menard Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet 28.981 -0.671 23 20 Joey Logano Home Depot/redbeacon.com Toyota 29.018 -0.708 24 39 Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Chevrolet 29.028 -0.718 25 38 David Gilliland Long John Silver’s Ford 29.043 -0.733 26 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet 29.045 -0.735 27 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 29.053 -0.743 28 51 AJ Allmendinger Phoenix Construction Chevrolet 29.065 -0.755 29 47 Bobby Labonte Wounded Warrior Project Toyota 29.157 -0.847 30 37 JJ Yeley MaxQWorkForce.com Chevrolet 29.158 -0.848 31 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 29.198 -0.888 32 34 David Ragan CertainTeed/31-W Ford 29.208 -0.898 33 30 David Stremme Toyota 29.244 -0.934 34 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 29.292 -0.982 35 98 Michael McDowell Phil Parson Racing Ford 29.296 -0.986 36 95 Scott Speed B&D Electrical/TWD Ford 29.309 -0.999 37 79 Kelly Bires United Supermarkets/RandyHillRacing.com Ford 29.367 -1.057 38 83 Landon Cassill Burger King Toyota 29.385 -1.075 39 93 Travis Kvapil Dr.Pepper Toyota 29.388 -1.078 40 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves  29.423 -1.113 41 91 Reed Sorenson Plinker Tactical/MCM Elegante Toyota 29.424 -1.114 42 26 Josh Wise  MDS Transport Ford 29.428 -1.118 43 19 Mike Bliss Plinker Tactical/MCM Elegante Toyota 29.429 -1.119 44 33 Stephen Leicht  LittleJoesAutos.com Chevrolet 29.562 -1.252 45 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 29.640 -1.330 46 32 Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts Ford 29.977 -1.667
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