Sprint Cup drivers ready for race

Dale Earnhardt Jr. paced the NASCAR Sprint Cup field in final practice at Richmond International Raceway on Friday afternoon.

The Hendrick Motorsports driver paced the field with a top lap of 123.853 mph in the second and last session of the weekend. The Cup drivers are preparing for Saturday night’s Capital City 400. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on FOX.

Roush Fenway Racing’s Carl Edwards, BK Racing’s Landon Cassill, Hendrick’s Jeff Gordon and Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch rounded out the top five in the session. 

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