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Johnson starts seventh at Texas and Keselowski 16th.

Roush drivers certainly know how to get it done at on the high-banked Texas track, where Jack Roush’s nine victories are the most by any owner. Johnson’s victory last fall was the fourth for Rick Hendrick, the second-most among owners.

Matt Kenseth, in his first season with Joe Gibbs Racing, has the track record of 772 laps led. All of those were for Roush, and 40 more than two-time Texas winner Biffle has.

Biffle’s other Texas win came in the spring race in 2005, with teammate Carl Edwards winning that fall. Edwards swept both races in 2008, and is the only three-time Cup winner there.

“I think all of us look forward to coming here because of our past performances, and I know we expect a lot out of ourselves here,” said Edwards, who is seventh in season points.

Because of the new cars, there were two full-field testing sessions Thursday that gave teams more than three extra hours on the track.

Although Edwards had a tough day in the testing, he got some notes from his teammate after Biffle had the fastest lap. They are side-by-side in the garage, and Edwards has spent a lot of time “walking over there” and asking a lot of questions.

Edwards qualified ninth with a lap of 194.147 mph.

“He said something that kind of struck me,” Edwards said. “He was describing his car and he said, `But you know it’s just like Texas normally is,’ and I thought, `Here’s a guy who knows every nuance of this race track and he knows exactly what the car is going to do after five or six laps.’ … He’s a motivator.”