Bowyer tops opening observe in Las Vegas
Clint Bowyer used his closing observe run correctly by leaping to the highest of the leaderboard at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Bowyer was quickest in opening NASCAR Cup Sequence observe and led the best way of 5 playoff drivers within the prime 10. He ran a fast lap of 178.059 mph (30.327s). Together with his lap, Bowyer knocked William Byron from the highest spot as Bryon has set the tempo for a lot of the session.
Byron, additionally a playoff driver, ran 177.223 mph. Jimmie Johnson was third fast at 177.148 mph with Ricky Stenhouse Jr. fourth quickest at 176.748 mph, and Austin Dillon finishing the highest 5 at 176.684 mph.
Rounding out the remainder of the highest 10 was Brad Keselowski (P) at sixth quickest with a 176.678 mph lap, Denny Hamlin (P) at 176.471 mph, Ty Dillon at 176.396 mph, Daniel Suarez at 176.327 mph, and Chase Elliott (P) at 176.246 mph.
The remaining playoff drivers inside the highest 15 had been Martin Truex Jr. 12th quickest (176.028 mph), Joey Logano 13th (176.016 mph), Kyle Busch 14th (175.965 mph), and Aric Almirola 15th (175.833 mph).
Ryan Blaney was 16th quickest (175.793 mph), Alex Bowman 17th (175.496 mph), Kevin Harvick 18th (175.234 mph), and Erik Jones 19th (175.228 mph). Additional again was Ryan Newman in 21st (174.950 mph), Kyle Larson 22nd (174.836 mph), and Kurt Busch 23rd (174.588 mph).
The 50-minute observe was incident free.
Byron was quickest in one of the best 10 consecutive lap common over Austin Dillon, Bowman, Truex, and Kyle Busch.
UP NEXT: Last observe at 4:30 p.m. native time.