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Second Wednesday practice to Aric Almirola

Posted on: February 22, 2012 4:28 pm
Edited on: February 22, 2012 5:00 pm
By Pete Pistone


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Ford kept running the table Wednesday afternoon with another of the manufacturer's drivers leading the day's second Daytona 500 practice session.

Richard Petty Motorsports' Aric Almirola topped the practice with a fast lap of 199.712 mph. Ford drivers have led every practice session of Speedweeks in addition to Carl Edwards' Daytona 500 pole-winning run on Sunday.

David Stremme, Regan Smith, Robert Richardson and Greg Biffle rounded out the top five as only 25 cars participated in the final tune-up before Thursday's Gatorade Duel qualifying races.

Kasey Kahne crashed after receiving contact while drafting with Juan Pablo Montoya and will start a back-up car in his Duel.

Daytona Speedweeks
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