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Daytona 500 Third Practice Speeds

William Byron posted a fast lap of 45.901 seconds, 204.587 mph to lead Friday’s practice session for the 62nd running of the Daytona 500.

The practice was the first since last Saturday and followed up Sunday’s qualifying session and Thursday night’s Bluegreen Vacations Duel, where Byron won Race 2.

The final practice session is set for Saturday at 12:30 p.m ET, live on the Motor Racing Network.

Click to View Practice Results at NASCAR.com

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average

Pos Car Driver From Lap To Lap Avg Speed
1 19 Martin Truex Jr. 17 26 200.195
2 11 Denny Hamlin 15 24 200.170
3 95 Christopher Bell # 16 25 200.150
4 18 Kyle Busch 15 24 200.146
5 20 Erik Jones 16 25 199.966
6 6 Ryan Newman 6 15 199.866
7 12 Ryan Blaney 6 15 199.850
8 41 Cole Custer # 6 15 199.842
9 38 John Hunter Nemechek # 5 14 199.834
10 17 Chris Buescher 6 15 199.830
11 22 Joey Logano 6 15 199.830
12 21 Matt DiBenedetto 6 15 199.829
13 36 David Ragan 5 14 199.828
14 13 Ty Dillon 16 25 199.380
15 24 William Byron 18 27 199.345
16 48 Jimmie Johnson 19 28 199.280
17 9 Chase Elliott 22 31 199.263
18 8 Tyler Reddick # 17 26 199.209
19 34 Michael McDowell 1 10 199.169
20 2 Brad Keselowski 1 10 199.160
21 77 Ross Chastain 4 13 196.473
22 37 Ryan Preece 1 10 196.421
23 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 1 10 196.156
24 43 Bubba Wallace 1 10 196.034
25 16 Justin Haley 3 12 180.825

Click to View Consecutive Lap Averages at NASCAR.com