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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.
Jeff Purvis posted the fastest time of 10 Chevrolet NASCAR Winston Cup teams that opened the pre-season testing season Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway preparing for the Feb. 18 Daytona 500.
Purvis was clocked at 48.109 seconds, an average speed of 187.075 mph, in one of two Phoenix Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlos that he drove on the day. Team owner James Finch had one of 1995's cars at the test as well as a brown primer version.
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GENERAL MOTORS TEST SPEEDS -- January 3, 1996
NO DRIVER/CAR TIME SPEED
44 Jeff Purvis/Chevrolet 48.109 secs 187.075 mph 24 Jeff Gordon/Chevrolet 48.144 186.939 5 Terry Labonte/Chevrolet 48.167 186.850 3 Dale Earnhardt/Chevrolet 48.334 186.204 71 Dave Marcis/Chevrolet 48.438 185.805 4 Sterling Marlin/Chevrolet 48.479 185.647 END71 Dave Marcis/Chevrolet 48.438 185.805 4 Sterling Marlin/Chevrolet 48.479 185.647 24j Jack Sprague/Chevrolet 48.773 184.528 17 Darrell Waltrip/Chevrolet 48.832 184.305 29 Steve Grissom/Chevrolet 48.944 183.884 33 Robert Pressley/Chevrolet 49.151 183.109 87 Joe Nemechek/Chevrolet 49.975 180.090
* Electronic times taken randomly throughout the day.
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