Brad Keselowski, Erik Jones, Cameron Hayley, Daniel Suarez all over 178 mph in Truck Series practice

keselowski-truck-getty-2015-2During the only NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice session for Saturday’s Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS), it was Brad Keselowski  posting the fastest lap speed of 178.695 MPH.

Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidates, Erik Jones (178.677 MPH) and Cameron Hayley (178.482 MPH) were second and third fastest respectively; followed by Daniel Suarez (178.040) who was fourth and John Wes Townley (177.903) fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were ROTY candidate, Spencer Gallagher (177.863 MPH) who was sixth, Tyler Reddick (177.841) seventh, Matt Crafton (177.766) eighth, while James Buescher  and ROTY candidate Justin Boston (with the identical lap speed of 177.159 MPH) were ninth and 1oth fastest respectively.

The teams return to the track Saturday morning at 10:45 am (ET – On FOX Sports 1) for qualifying to determine the starting lineup for that early evening’s race. Rick Crawford currenlty holds the series qualifying track record at AMS with a lap speed of 182.735 MPH, set on March 18, 2005.

The 7th annual Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 is scheduled to get started around 5:50 pm (ET) early Saturday evening, and FOX Sports 1 will be providing television coverage of the race.

Next ERA Energy Resources 250 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 29 Brad Keselowski (i) 178.695 31.025 Leader 51
2 4 Erik Jones 178.677 31.028 -0.003 64
3 13 Cameron Hayley # 178.482 31.062 -0.037 42
4 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 178.040 31.139 -0.114 39
5 05 John Wes Townley 177.903 31.163 -0.138 49
6 23 Spencer Gallagher # 177.863 31.170 -0.145 36
7 19 Tyler Reddick 177.841 31.174 -0.149 56
8 88 Matt Crafton 177.766 31.187 -0.162 55
9 31 James Buescher 177.159 31.294 -0.269 36
10 54 Justin Boston # 177.159 31.294 -0.269 45
11 17 Timothy Peters 177.074 31.309 -0.284 33
12 14 Daniel Hemric # 176.848 31.349 -0.324 41
13 11 Ben Kennedy 176.842 31.350 -0.325 61
14 98 Johnny Sauter 176.820 31.354 -0.329 39
15 8 Joe Nemechek 176.516 31.408 -0.383 36
16 33 Ty Dillon (i) 176.297 31.447 -0.422 33
17 39 Ryan Sieg (i) 175.643 31.564 -0.539 21
18 99 Bryan Silas 175.638 31.565 -0.540 33
19 15 Mason Mingus 175.588 31.574 -0.549 40
20 75 Caleb Roark 175.094 31.663 -0.638 25
21 02 Tyler Young 173.646 31.927 -0.902 48
22 86 Brandon Brown 173.537 31.947 -0.922 42
23 07 Ray Black Jr. # 172.334 32.170 -1.145 11
24 94 Wendell Chavous # 172.281 32.180 -1.155 24
25 63 Garrett Smithley 171.657 32.297 -1.272 21
26 50 Cody Ware (i) 171.243 32.375 -1.350 19
27 08 Korbin Forrester # 168.741 32.855 -1.830 45
28 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 167.817 33.036 -2.011 19
29 74 Jordan Anderson 167.205 33.157 -2.132 14
30 1 Timmy Hill (i) 165.730 33.452 -2.427 6
31 6 Norm Benning 153.399 36.141 -5.116 4

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

 

 

 

 

 

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