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Brad Keselowski Captures Top Spot in Final Practice in Texas

By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief

FORT WORTH, Texas — Brad Keselowski went to the top of the timesheets during final practice on Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.

The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion set a time of 28.319 (190.685 mph) around the 1.5-mile oval, bettering Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch.

Truex scored the best 10-lap average of all drivers at 184.413 mph.

Here are where the Chase competitors ranked in final practice:

3. Kyle Busch
4. Joey Logano
8. Carl Edwards
10. Kurt Busch
15. Jimmie Johnson
18. Denny Hamlin
19. Matt Kenseth
28. Kevin Harvick

Full results for final practice can be seen here.

The AAA Texas 500 can be seen at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and heard on PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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Joey Barnes is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Motorsports Tribune. He has covered auto racing since 2013 that has spanned from Formula 1 to NASCAR, with coverage on IndyCar. Additionally, his work has appeared on Racer, IndyCar.com and Autoweek magazine. In 2017, he was recognized with an award in Spot News Writing by the National Motorsports Press Association.

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