Jimmie Johnson tops final Richmond Cup practice – Nascar

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Jimmie Johnson topped the leaderboard in Saturday’s final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Richmond International Raceway at 120.849 mph in the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.


Right behind him was teammate Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at 120.622 mph. 


Rounding out the top five were Kyle Busch in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, pole-sitter and series points leader Kevin Harvick in the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet and Carl Edwards in the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.


Tony Stewart, in his second practice session of the 2016 campaign since sustaining a back injury in the offseason, was 23rd at 118.614 mph in the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. Stewart drove 64 laps.


Clint Bowyer‘s No. 15 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet started smoking in the closing minutes of the session. He was 37th on the speed charts at 116.324 mph.


Tune in Sunday for the Toyota Owners 400 (1 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).