The thrill -- and chill -- of speed
BROOKLYN, Mich. -- The buzz began early Thursday morning as Martin Truex Jr. posted a lap of 200.261 mph during a test at Michigan International Speedway.
It grew louder as Dale Earnhardt Jr. topped the 200 mph barrier, a speed never maintained in a Sprint Cup car around this 2-mile track or any non-restrictor plate track.
By the end of Friday's practice, the buzz was almost deafening as Greg Biffle posted a lap of 204.708 mph and almost a quarter of the field was faster ...
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