NASCAR concerned about high speeds

Updated: October 29, 2010, 5:41 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Two drivers exceeded 201 mph in the first Sprint Cup practice Friday, causing concern by NASCAR officials.

Denny Hamlin turned a lap at 201.664 mph in the No. 11 Toyota, and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch was second at 201.109 mph in the No. 18 Toyota.

Typically, NASCAR makes a rule change and uses a smaller restrictor plate at Daytona or Talladega if speeds approach 200 mph or more.

"We'll take a look at it," said Kerry Tharp, NASCAR's ...

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