Final Practice For O’Reilly Auto Parts 500

Texas Motor Speedway

Saturday, March 30 11:30 am ET

50 minutes in length


A bit of overcast clouds. 49-degree Air Temp with 24 MPH winds out of the NW

Penalized Drivers

Erik Jones (15 minutes at the end of practice for failing inspection twice)

Top-20 Speeds (single lap)

Best Lap Averages

Items of Note:

  • In the beginning of practice, the drivers are practicing pit road speeds to make sure they have their dash lights dialed in properly
  • Two minutes into practice there was fluid on the back stretch which brought out the red flag briefly.
  • Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace got into each other just a touch in Turns 1 and 2 but very little damage was done or noticeable. Wallace says his car was bouncing through the front stretch.
  • Jimmie Johnson says his car is very bouncy over the bumps in Turn 3. He brought it back to the garage for some adjustments. He’s typically done well on Sunday when...