Denny Hamlin led the first Happy Hour practice for the Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway.
His lap of 196.053 mph in the No. 11 Toyota was the quickest of the 12 cars out on the track for this session. No. 22 Joey Logano, No. 16 Greg Biffle, No. 29 Kevin Harvick and No. 43 Aric Almirola were the rest of the top 5 on the speed chart. Jimmie Johnson (No. 48) was the slowest. Hamlin also had the best 10 lap average speed (194.500 mph) of the five cars that ran at least 10 consecutive laps in this final Sprint Unlimited practice.