Brian Scott fastest in first Nationwide practice at Loudon

brian-scott-daytonaFriday afternoon during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sta-Green 200 practice session, it was Brian Scott with a lap speed of 130.042mph, posting the fastest lap at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 129.243mph, was second fastest, followed by Kyle Busch (129.029mph) who was third, Brad Keselowski (128.758) fourth and Matt Kenseth (128.745) was fifth.

The current series points leader, Regan Smith (128.273mph) put up the sixth fastest lap speed, while Paul Menard (128.229) was seventh, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chris Buescher (128.027) was eighth, Elliott Sadler (127.984) ninth and ROTY candidate Chase Elliott (127.684) rounds out the top-ten.

The teams will have their “Happy Hour” (final) practice this afternoon from 3:00 p.m – 4:25 p.m. (ET) before they return on Saturday morning at 10:10 a.m. (ET) for qualifying to determine the starting lineup for that afternoon’s race.

The 25th annual Sta-Green 200 is slated to get started around 3:50 p.m. (ET) Saturday afternoon, and ESPN2 providing television coverage beginning with their 3:00 p.m. (ET) NASCAR Countdown pre-race show.

Sta-Green 200 First Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 2 Brian Scott 130.042 29.289 Leader 11
2 42 Kyle Larson(i) 129.243 29.470 -0.181 15
3 54 Kyle Busch(i) 129.029 29.519 -0.230 11
4 22 Brad Keselowski (i) 128.758 29.581 -0.292 11
5 20 Matt Kenseth(i) 128.745 29.584 -0.295 14
6 7 Regan Smith 128.273 29.693 -0.404 14
7 33 Paul Menard* (i) 128.229 29.703 -0.414 17
8 60 Chris Buescher # 128.027 29.750 -0.461 32
9 11 Elliot Sadler 127.984 29.760 -0.471 16
10 9 Chase Elliott # 127.684 29.830 -0.541 26
11 01 Landon Cassill 127.342 29.910 -0.621 17
12 31 Dylan Kwasniewski # 127.274 29.926 -0.637 34
13 3 Ty Dillon # 127.163 29.952 -0.663 25
14 16 Ryan Reed # 126.918 30.010 -0.721 32
15 6 Trevor Bayne 126.749 30.050 -0.761 14
16 62 Brendan Gaughan 126.450 30.121 -0.832 22
17 5 Austin Theriault* 126.090 30.207 -0.918 12
18 19 Mike Bliss 126.069 30.212 -0.923 12
19 99 James Buescher 125.977 30.234 -0.945 20
20 36 Ryan Preece* 125.927 30.246 -0.957 18
21 39 Ryan Sieg # 125.794 30.278 -0.989 25
22 55 Brennan Newberry (i) 124.924 30.489 -1.200 22
23 51 Jeremy Clements 124.658 30.554 -1.265 18
24 44 Matt Frahm 124.345 30.631 -1.342 21
25 43 Dakoda Armstrong # 124.336 30.633 -1.344 35
26 28 J.J. Yeley 124.182 30.671 -1.382 27
27 46 Matt DiBenedetto* 123.855 30.752 -1.463 13
28 17 Tanner Berryhill* 123.526 30.834 -1.545 12
29 93 Ryan Ellis 123.518 30.836 -1.547 8
30 70 Derrike Cope* 123.502 30.840 -1.551 15
31 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt 123.486 30.844 -1.555 19
32 86 Jake Clum* (i) 123.274 30.897 -1.608 19
33 14 Eric McClure 123.155 30.927 -1.638 15
34 40 Josh Wise(i) 122.615 31.063 -1.774 5
35 52 Joey Gase 122.556 31.078 -1.789 8
36 13 Derek White* 122.140 31.184 -1.895 24
37 74 Kevin Lepage* 121.921 31.240 -1.951 5
38 23 Carlos Contreras 120.121 31.708 -2.419 5
39 10 Blake Koch 0.000 0.000 29.289 0
40 72 Matther Carter 0.000 0.000 29.289 0
41 87 Josh Reaume 0.000 0.000 29.289 0

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series, # – Rookie, * Required to Qualify on Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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