FAST FRIENDS -- Future Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick topped the speed chart in Friday afternoon's final Happy Hour practice for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with Busch running a best lap of 190.759 miles per hour in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet. Harvick was close behind at 189.613 mph in the No. 29 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, the same car Harvick drove to victory in its maiden outing last weekend at Kansas Speedway. Brad Keselowski, Clint Bowyer and Kyle Busch completed the top five.
Elsewhere, Carl Edwards ended Happy Hour seventh, Jimmie Johnson was eighth, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 16th and Mark Martin 17th.
But not everyone was happy during Happy Hour.
Points leader Matt Kenseth, who qualified 20th, was just 23rd fastest during the final practice, not where he wanted to be in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. But he'll have the opportunity to move forward in the field tomorrow night.
"Starting 20th is not t...