Mike Wallace leads Xfinity final practice at Daytona

Mike WallaceMike Wallace, with a lap speed of 187.009 MPH, was at the top of the speed chart Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway during the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Alert Today Florida 300 practice session.

Posting the second quickest lap speed of 186.997 MPH, was Brian Scott followed by Chad Boat (186.931 MPH) who was third, Jeremy Clements (186.305) fourth and Ross Chastain (185.743) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 quickest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were John Wes Townley (185.732 MPH) who was sixth, Blake Koch (185.686) seventh, Scott Lagasse Jr. and Eric McClure (with the identical speed of 185.563) were eighth and ninth respectively, and Dexter Bean (185.307) posting 10th.

The teams return to the track on Saturday at 12:15 pm (ET – On FOX Sports 1) for qualifying to determine the starting lineup for that afternoon’s race. The current series qualifying track record speed of 194.389 MPH, was set by Tommy Houston  on Feb. 14, 1987.

The 34th annual Alert Today Florida 300 is scheduled to get started around 3:50 pm (ET) Saturday afternoon, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the event.

Alert Today Florida 300 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 26 Mike Wallace (i) 187.009 48.126 Leader 3
2 2 Brian Scott 186.997 48.129 -0.003 12
3 84 Chad Boat (i) 186.931 48.146 -0.020 3
4 51 Jeremy Clements 196.305 48.308 -0.182 3
5 4 Ross Chastain 185.743 48.454 -0.328 8
6 25 John Wes Townley (i) 185.732 48.457 -0.331 10
7 8 Blake Koch 185.686 48.469 -0.343 11
8 19 Scott Lagasse Jr 185.563 48.501 -0.375 9
9 24 Eric McClure 185.563 48.501 -0.375 6
10 92 Dextor Bean 185.307 48.568 -0.442 8
11 70 Derrike Cope 185.208 48.594 -0.468 12
12 14 Cale Conley # 185.189 48.599 -0.473 17
13 43 Dakoda Armstrong 185.120 48.617 -0.491 9
14 44 David Starr 185.117 48.618 -0.492 10
15 10 Jeff Green 184.999 48.649 -0.523 4
16 40 Derek White 183.895 48.941 -0.815 13
17 39 Ryan Sieg 183.565 49.029 -0.903 4
18 90 Mario Gosselin 182.957 49.192 -1.066 9
19 87 Joe Nemechek(i) 181.848 49.492 -1.366 3
20 85 Bobby Gerhart 181.291 49.644 -1.518 12
21 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 181.247 49.656 -1.530 4
22 42 Kyle Larson(i) 180.079 49.978 -1.852 6
23 17 Tanner Berryhill 180.050 49.986 -1.860 9
24 52 Joey Gase 179.788 50.059 -0.073 5
25 13 Chris Cockrum 179.748 50.070 -1.944 8
26 74 Mike Harmon 179.741 50.072 -1.946 6
27 16 Ryan Reed 179.144 50.239 -2.113 5
28 97 Josh Reaume 178.998 50.280 -2.154 5
29 0 Harrison Rhodes 178.710 50.361 -2.235 4
30 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr(i) 178.373 50.456 -2.330 2
31 18 Daniel Suarez Garza # 177.410 50.730 -2.604 7
32 1 Elliot Sadler 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 3 Ty Dillon # 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 6 Darrell Wallace Jr# 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 7 Regan Smith 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 9 Chase Elliott 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 15 Carlos Contreras 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 20 Erik Jones(i) 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 22 Brad Keselowski (i) 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 28 J.J. Yeley 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 29 Justin Marks 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 33 Austin Dillon(i) 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 54 Kyle Busch(i) 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 60 Chris Buescher 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 62 Brendan Gaughan 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 89 Morgan Shepherd 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 98 Aric Almirola (i) 0.000 0.000 48.126 0
32 01 Landon Cassill 0.000 0.000 48.126 0

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

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