Ambrose quickest in 2nd Nationwide practice

Marcos+Ambrose+Chicagoland+Speedway+Day+1+bkHU_HdadQ9lIt was Marcos Ambrose showing the fastest way around Watkins Glen International Friday afternoon during the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Zippo 200 at the Glen practice session, when he ran a lap speed of 123.193mph.

Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 122.524mph, put down the second fastest lap, and he was followed by Joey Logano (122.515mph) who was third, Brendan Gaughan (122.303) fourth and Kyle Busch (122.276) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) session were Paul Menard (122.250mph) who was sixth, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders, Dylan Kwasniewski (121.798) and Chris Buescher (121.741) were seventh and eighth fastest respectively, Regan Smith (121.699) ninth and Matt Kenseth (121.684) posting tenth.

The teams return Saturday morning for their 9:40 a.m. (ET) qualifying session to determine the starting lineup for the 20th annual Zippo 200 at The Glen, which is scheduled to get started around 2:30 p.m. (ET) that afternoon. Television coverage of the event will be provided by ESPN on ABC beginning with their 2:00 p.m. (ET) NASCAR Countdown pre-race show.

Zippo 200 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 09 Marcos Ambrose (i) 123.193 71.595 Leader 18
2 22 Brad Keselowski (i) 122.524 71.986 -0.391 12
3 12 Joey Logano (i) 122.515 71.991 -0.396 18
4 62 Brendan Gaughan 122.303 72.116 -0.521 19
5 54 Kyle Busch(i) 122.276 72.132 -0.537 16
6 33 Paul Menard (i) 122.250 72.147 -0.552 15
7 31 Dylan Kwasniewski # 121.798 72.415 -0.820 20
8 60 Chris Buescher # 121.741 72.449 -0.854 23
9 7 Regan Smith 121.699 72.474 -0.879 23
10 20 Matt Kenseth(i) 121.684 72.483 -0.888 20
11 6 Trevor Bayne 121.593 72.537 -0.942 22
12 42 Kyle Larson(i) 121.451 72.622 -1.027 28
13 9 Chase Elliott # 121.305 72.709 -1.114 32
14 11 Elliot Sadler 120.903 72.951 -1.356 19
15 2 Brian Scott 120.650 73.104 -1.509 20
16 3 Ty Dillon # 120.336 73.295 -1.700 22
17 16 Ryan Reed # 120.329 73.299 -1.704 18
18 99 James Buescher 119.700 73.684 -2.089 18
19 55 Brennan Newberry (i) 119.635 73.724 -2.129 12
20 44 Carlos Contreras 119.507 73.803 -2.208 13
21 75 Kenny Habul 119.410 73.863 -2.268 12
22 19 Mike Bliss 119.260 73.956 -2.361 5
23 87 Joe Nemechek(i) 119.249 73.963 -2.368 12
24 43 Dakoda Armstrong # 119.204 73.991 -2.396 24
25 28 J.J. Yeley 118.951 74.148 -2.553 15
26 01 Landon Cassill 118.906 74.176 -2.581 19
27 51 Jeremy Clements 118.732 74.285 -2.690 2
28 40 Matt DiBenedetto 118.649 74.337 -2.742 12
29 39 Ryan Sieg # 118.091 74.688 -3.093 25
30 4 Jeffrey Earnhardt 117.705 74.933 -3.338 14
31 14 Eric McClure 117.616 74.990 -3.395 9
32 93 Tomy Drissi(i) 117.068 75.341 -3.746 19
33 70 Derrike Cope 116.528 75.690 -4.095 12
34 23 Kevin O’Connell 115.766 76.188 -4.593 20
35 46 Josh Wise(i) 115.264 76.520 -4.925 1
36 17 Tanner Berryhill 115.252 76.528 -4.933 12
37 52 Joey Gase 112.690 78.268 -6.673 16
38 74 Roger Reuse 110.622 79.731 -8.136 13
39 10 Blake Koch 101.364 87.013 -15.418 1

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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