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Second Phoenix practice led by Martin Truex Jr.

Posted on: March 2, 2012 7:53 pm
By Pete Pistone


Michael Waltrip Racing's Martin Truex Jr. led the way Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway in the weekend's second practice for the Subway Fresh Fit 500.

Truex Jr. recirded a lap of 139.481 mph to top the final warm-up before Saturday's qualifying session.

His MWR teammate Clint Bowyer was second followed by Juan Pablo Montoya, Kurt Busch and defending race winner Jeff Gordon.

Paul Menard, Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top ten.

Qualifying is slated for Saturday afternoon at 2:35 p.m. ET.

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