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POCONO RACEWAY, May 27-28, 2008


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TESTING - Day 1

THE SPEEDS - Day 1 - May 27, 2008

Sprint Cup Testing at Pocono Raceway
Day 1 - May 27, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 38 David Gilliland Ford 54.742 164.408
2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 54.755 164.369
3 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 54.903 163.925
4 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 55.017 163.586
5 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 55.036 163.529
6 5B Casey Mears Chevy 55.086 163.381
7 8 Mark Martin Chevy 55.105 163.325
8 22B Dave Blaney Toyota 55.139 163.224
9 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 55.152 163.185
10 83 Brian Vickers Toyota 55.201 163.041
11 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 55.243 162.917
12 84 A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 55.319 162.693
13 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 55.337 162.640
14 66 Scott Riggs Chevy 55.361 162.569
15 20 Tony Stewart Toyota 55.374 162.531
16 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 55.390 162.484
17 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota 55.392 162.478
18 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 55.397 162.464
19 26B Jamie McMurray Ford 55.397 162.464
20 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 55.403 162.446
21 11B Denny Hamlin Toyota 55.413 162.417
22 29B Kevin Harvick Chevy 55.422 162.390
23 1B Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 55.424 162.385
24 19B Elliott Sadler Dodge 55.488 162.197
25 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge 55.576 161.940
26 00 Michael McDowell Toyota 55.604 161.859
27 78 Joe Nemechek Chevy 55.623 161.804
28 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 55.630 161.783
29 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 55.689 161.612
30 2B Kurt Busch Dodge 55.689 161.612
31 99B Carl Edwards Ford 55.690 161.609
32 44 David Reutimann Toyota 55.699 161.583
33 66B Scott Riggs Chevy 55.714 161.539
34 15 Paul Menard Chevy 55.822 161.227
35 16B Greg Biffle Ford 55.823 161.224
36 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 55.834 161.192
37 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 55.854 161.134
38 22 Dave Blaney Toyota 55.861 161.114
39 70 Jason Leffler Chevy 55.864 161.106
40 40 Dario Franchitti Dodge 55.878 161.065
41 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 55.899 161.005
42 6 David Ragan Ford 55.905 160.987
43 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 55.919 160.947
44 28 Travis Kvapil Ford 55.947 160.867
45 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 55.958 160.835
46 40B Dario Franchitti Dodge 55.969 160.803
47 96 J.J. Yeley Toyota 55.970 160.800
48 17B Matt Kenseth Ford 55.987 160.752
49 9B Kasey Kahne Dodge 56.009 160.688
50 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 56.043 160.591
51 07 Clint Bowyer Chevy 56.079 160.488
52 70B Jason Leffler Chevy 56.173 160.219
53 10 Patrick Carpentier Dodge 56.248 160.006
54 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 56.253 159.991
55 42B Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 56.258 159.977
56 77B Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 56.258 159.977
57 34B Tony Raines Chevy 56.511 159.261
58 47 Marcos Ambrose Ford 56.686 158.769
59 43B Bobby Labonte Dodge 56.687 158.767
60 97 Brad Coleman Toyota 56.762 158.557
61 45 Terry Labonte Dodge 56.825 158.381
62 21 Jon Wood Ford 57.166 157.436
63 87 David Green Chevy 57.192 157.365
64 10B Patrick Carpentier Dodge 57.304 157.057

(NASCAR Media)



TESTING - Day 2 - May 28, 2008

Sprint Cup Testing at Pocono Raceway
Day 2 AM - May 28, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 53.795 167.302
2 28 Travis Kvapil Ford 53.871 167.066
3 99B Carl Edwards Ford 53.940 166.852
4 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 53.942 166.846
5 38 David Gilliland Ford 53.948 166.827
6 8 Mark Martin Chevy 53.989 166.701
7 84 A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 54.018 166.611
8 20B Tony Stewart Toyota 54.027 166.583
9 9B Kasey Kahne Dodge 54.027 166.583
10 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 54.035 166.559
11 19B Elliott Sadler Dodge 54.050 166.512
12 83 Brian Vickers Toyota 54.053 166.503
13 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 54.061 166.479
14 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 54.090 166.389
15 18B Kyle Busch Toyota 54.095 166.374
16 96 J.J. Yeley Toyota 54.146 166.217
17 00 Michael McDowell Toyota 54.149 166.208
18 20 Tony Stewart Toyota 54.151 166.202
19 5B Casey Mears Chevy 54.200 166.052
20 17B Matt Kenseth Ford 54.204 166.039
21 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 54.211 166.018
22 40 Dario Franchitti Dodge 54.224 165.978
23 26B Jamie McMurray Ford 54.230 165.960
24 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 54.252 165.893
25 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 54.269 165.841
26 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 54.270 165.837
27 2B Kurt Busch Dodge 54.273 165.828
28 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 54.273 165.828
29 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 54.277 165.816
30 66 Scott Riggs Chevy 54.313 165.706
31 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota 54.323 165.676
32 42B Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 54.343 165.615
33 78 Joe Nemechek Chevy 54.355 165.578
34 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 54.358 165.569
35 1B Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 54.363 165.554
36 15 Paul Menard Chevy 54.370 165.532
37 16B Greg Biffle Ford 54.397 165.450
38 22 Dave Blaney Toyota 54.410 165.411
39 07 Clint Bowyer Chevy 54.424 165.368
40 5 Casey Mears Chevy 54.429 165.353
41 83B Brian Vickers Toyota 54.431 165.347
42 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge 54.438 165.326
43 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 54.452 165.283
44 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 54.462 165.253
45 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 54.480 165.198
46 70B Jason Leffler Chevy 54.490 165.168
47 11B Denny Hamlin Toyota 54.529 165.050
48 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 54.540 165.017
49 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 54.556 164.968
50 43B Bobby Labonte Dodge 54.564 164.944
51 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 54.579 164.899
52 29B Kevin Harvick Chevy 54.583 164.887
53 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 54.603 164.826
54 44 David Reutimann Toyota 54.641 164.711
55 77B Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 54.646 164.696
56 10 Patrick Carpentier Dodge 54.698 164.540
57 6 David Ragan Ford 54.729 164.447
58 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 54.766 164.336
59 22B Dave Blaney Toyota 54.800 164.234
60 47 Marcos Ambrose Ford 54.852 164.078
61 34B Tony Raines Chevy 54.926 163.857
62 10B Patrick Carpentier Dodge 55.069 163.431
63 45 Terry Labonte Dodge 55.116 163.292
64 97 Brad Coleman Toyota 55.150 163.191
65 40B Dario Franchitti Dodge 55.243 162.917
66 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 55.907 160.982
67 45B Terry Labonte Dodge 55.927 160.924
68 21 Jon Wood Ford 56.322 159.795
69 87 David Green Chevy 56.446 159.444

(NASCAR Media)



Sprint Cup Testing at Pocono Raceway
Day 2 PM - May 28, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 2B Kurt Busch Dodge 53.111 169.456
2 8 Mark Martin Chevy 53.115 169.444
3 10 Patrick Carpentier Dodge 53.242 169.039
4 84 A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 53.261 168.979
5 96 J.J. Yeley Toyota 53.467 168.328
6 55 Michael Waltrip Toyota 53.491 168.253
7 66 Scott Riggs Chevy 53.587 167.951
8 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 53.591 167.939
9 78 Joe Nemechek Chevy 53.602 167.904
10 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 53.715 167.551
11 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 53.749 167.445
12 40 Dario Franchitti Dodge 53.755 167.426
13 28 Travis Kvapil Ford 53.758 167.417
14 22 Dave Blaney Toyota 53.759 167.414
15 16B Greg Biffle Ford 53.882 167.032
16 15 Paul Menard Chevy 53.901 166.973
17 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 53.904 166.963
18 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 53.940 166.852
19 11B Denny Hamlin Toyota 53.958 166.796
20 9B Kasey Kahne Dodge 53.976 166.741
21 20B Tony Stewart Toyota 53.990 166.698
22 20 Tony Stewart Toyota 54.006 166.648
23 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 54.019 166.608
24 70B Jason Leffler Chevy 54.043 166.534
25 38 David Gilliland Ford 54.065 166.466
26 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 54.079 166.423
27 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 54.082 166.414
28 77B Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 54.089 166.392
29 07 Clint Bowyer Chevy 54.103 166.349
30 19B Elliott Sadler Dodge 54.116 166.309
31 83 Brian Vickers Toyota 54.165 166.159
32 42B Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 54.216 166.003
33 5B Casey Mears Chevy 54.236 165.941
34 41 Reed Sorenson Dodge 54.249 165.902
35 47 Marcos Ambrose Ford 54.254 165.886
36 99B Carl Edwards Ford 54.281 165.804
37 2 Kurt Busch Dodge 54.339 165.627
38 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 54.341 165.621
39 22B Dave Blaney Toyota 54.347 165.603
40 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 54.354 165.581
41 17B Matt Kenseth Ford 54.385 165.487
42 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 54.394 165.459
43 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 54.423 165.371
44 00 Michael McDowell Toyota 54.427 165.359
45 6 David Ragan Ford 54.432 165.344
46 43 Bobby Labonte Dodge 54.452 165.283
47 45 Terry Labonte Dodge 54.474 165.216
48 26B Jamie McMurray Ford 54.489 165.171
49 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 54.504 165.125
50 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 54.513 165.098
51 01 Regan Smith Chevy 54.530 165.047
52 5 Casey Mears Chevy 54.689 164.567
53 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 54.739 164.417
54 43B Bobby Labonte Dodge 54.761 164.351
55 44 David Reutimann Toyota 54.811 164.201
56 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 54.817 164.183
57 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 54.820 164.174
58 97 Brad Coleman Toyota 54.965 163.741
59 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 55.032 163.541
60 21 Jon Wood Ford 55.246 162.908
61 34B Tony Raines Chevy 55.293 162.769
62 10B Patrick Carpentier Dodge 55.738 161.470
63 87 David Green Chevy 56.086 160.468

(NASCAR Media)




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