“Working with Chad (Knaus, crew chief), he’s actually the first crew chief I’ve worked with since legend cars, to work with for a second time,” Byron stated. “I’m simply truly thrilled concerning that, having some uniformity there.
“It’s mosting likely to be enjoyable. If we can begin the year off busy, I believe it’s mosting likely to make points drop in line a whole lot much easier.”
Chase Elliott wound up 3rd (203869 miles per hour), Ty Dillon 4th as well as novice Tyler Reddick finished the top-five as Chevrolet motorists asserted the top-seven areas.
Rounding out the top-10 rates were Jimmie Johnson, Alex Bowman, Denny Hamlin, Erik Jones as well as Martin Truex Jr.
Only 32 of the 40 autos gotten in in the race chosen to run throughout the practice, consisting of simply one (Cole Custer) of the 4 Stewart-Haas Racing motorists.