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Earnhardt Jr. leads practice, Edwards second

Posted on: November 19, 2011 11:13 am
Edited on: November 19, 2011 1:01 pm
By Pete Pistone


HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. paced the field in Saturday's opening Sprint Cup Series practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

After rain washed out Friday's planned activities, Saturday morning was the first time Cup cars were able to get on track in preaparation for Sunday's Ford 400 season finale.

Earnhardt turned a lap of 173.193 mph to lead the way with Sprint Cup point leader second quick.

Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman and Jimmie Johnson were the top five.

Kasey Kahne, Landon Cassill, Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick and Juan Pablo Montoya rouned out the first ten.

Tony Stewart, who trails Edwards by three points in the standings, was fifteenth quick.

A second practice is slated for later this morning with qualifying set this afternoon.

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Earnhardt Jr. leads practice, Edwards second


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