Denny Hamlin final Xfinity practices at Richmond

denny-hamlin-mville-2015-gettyThe NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) teams were up early Friday morning at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) for their one and only practice session for tonight’s ToyotaCare 250. And, at the end of the session with a lap speed of 124.850 MPH, was Denny Hamlin posting the quickest lap in the session.

Second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 124.441 MPH was Joey Logano, and he was followed by Austin Dillon (124.372 MPH) who was third, Aric Almirola (124.298) fourth and Erik Jones (124.201) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 quickest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice session were Regan Smith (123.762 MPH) who was sixth, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez (123.706) seventh, Kevin Harvick (123.626) eighth, Mike Bliss (123.243) ninth and Ty Dillon (123.063) posting the 10th quickest lap speed.

Qualifying to determine the starting lineup for this evening’s race will be held at 3:45 p.m. (ET – On FOX Sports 1), and the current series qualifying track record at RIR is 129.348 MPH, set on May 14th, 2004 by Kyle Busch.

The 28th annual ToyotaCare 250 is scheduled to get underway around 7:50 p.m. (ET) tonight, and FOX Sports 1 will be providing television coverage of the event.

ToyotaCare 250 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 20 Denny Hamlin (i) 124.850 21.626 Leader 74
2 22 Joey Logano(i) 124.441 21.697 -0.071 82
3 33 Austin Dillon(i) 124.372 21.709 -0.083 85
4 98 Aric Almirola (i) 124.298 21.722 -0.096 74
5 54 Erik Jones(i) 124.201 21.739 -0.113 58
6 7 Regan Smith 123.762 21.816 -0.190 83
7 18 Daniel Suarez # 123.706 21.826 -0.200 91
8 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 123.626 21.840 -0.214 64
9 19 Mike Bliss 123.243 21.908 -0.282 56
10 3 Ty Dillon 123.063 21.940 -0.314 70
11 42 Brennan Poole 122.984 21.954 -0.328 122
12 9 Chase Elliott 122.962 21.958 -0.332 89
13 2 Brian Scott 122.867 21.975 -0.377 76
14 16 Ryan Reed 122.711 22.003 -0.424 75
15 60 Chris Buescher 122.449 22.050 -0.429 87
16 62 Brendan Gaughan 122.421 22.055 -0.474 58
17 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 122.172 22.100 -0.481 77
18 43 Dakoda Armstrong 122.133 22.107 -0.489 88
19 1 Elliot Sadler 122.089 22.115 -0.492 76
20 01 Landon Cassill 122.073 22.118 -0.581 66
21 28 J.J. Yeley 121.583 22.207 -0.603 61
22 39 Ryan Sieg 121.463 22.229 -0.610 96
23 8 Blake Koch 121.425 22.236 -0.615 52
24 4 Ross Chastain # 121.397 22.241 -0.011 43
25 0 Harrison Rhodes 121.337 22.252 -0.694 31
26 40 Derek White 121.027 22.309 -0.719 11
27 55 Brandon Gdovic 120.968 22.320 -0.736 94
28 14 Cale Conley # 120.832 22.345 -0.737 58
29 44 David Starr 120.741 22.362 -0.738 53
30 25 Dylan Lupton 120.735 22.363 -0.752 106
31 51 Jeremy Clements 120.730 22.364 -0.818 40
32 13 Timmy Hill (i) 120.654 22.378 -1.060 44
33 24 Eric McClure 120.299 22.444 -1.092 64
34 90 Jimmy Weller 119.016 22.686 -1.171 58
35 52 Joey Gase 118.848 22.718 -1.302 35
36 89 Morgan Shepherd 118.437 22.797 -1.171 17
37 15 Carlos Contreras 117.760 22.928 -1.302 59
38 10 Jeff Green 117.580 22.963 -1.337 15
39 70 Derrike Cope 117.514 22.976 -1.350 29
40 97 Peyton Sellers 116.344 23.207 -1.581 34
41 74 Mike Harmon 114.611 23.558 -1.932 18
42 03 Johanna Long 114.088 23.666 -2.040 29

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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