Brad Keselowski odd one out in opening practice at Homestead-Miami


By Matt Courson
November 17, 2017

HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Brad Keselowski was the slowest among the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship contenders in Friday’s opening practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway.


Keselowski’s lap of 168.919mph was over three miles per hour slower than Kyle Busch, who was quickest in the session.


Throughout the five laps ran in practice, the driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford experienced brake issues, resulting in ending the session 21st.


All other three championship contenders took up the top-three spots on the leaderboard.


TOP FIVE (MPH/LAPS RAN)

Kyle Busch 172.695 / 7 laps

Martin Truex Jr. 172.259 / 7 laps

Kevin Harvick 171.865 / 7 laps

Kyle Larson 171.217 / 23 laps

Denny Hamlin 170.854 / 5 laps


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