Ty Dillon fastest in final Xfinity practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Iowa Speedway - Day 1Ty Dillon, with a lap speed of 181.068 MPH, was the fastest early Thursday evening during the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) practice session for Saturday’s 2015 Hisense 4k TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS).

Fastest in the first session, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr., was second fastest in this session – with a lap speed of 181.020 MPH; followed by Richard Childress Racing teammates, Brendan Gaughan (180.995 MPH) and Austin Dillon (180.246 MPH) who were third and fourth fastest respectively, and Ryan Blaney (179.033) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Kasey Kahne (178.891 MPH) who was sixth, Elliott Sadler (178.873) seventh, Erik Jones (177.877) eighth, Aric Almirola (177.836) ninth and the defending series champion, Chase Elliott (177.784) posting 10th.

There is no track activity scheduled for Friday.

Qualifying will be held Saturday morning at 11:15 a.m. (ET – On FOX Sports 1) to determine the starting lineup for that afternoon’s race, and Jimmie Johnson currently holds the series qualifying track record at CMS with a speed of 187.735 MPH, which he set on October 14, 2005.

The 34th annual Hisense 4k TV 300 is scheduled to get underway around 2:50 p.m. (ET) Saturday afternoon, and FOX will provide television coverage of the event.

Hisense 300 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 3 Ty Dillon 181.068 29.823 Leader 43
2 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 181.020 29.831 0.576 41
3 62 Brendan Gaughan 180.995 29.835 0.572 26
4 33 Austin Dillon(i) 180.246 29.959 0.448 52
5 22 Ryan Blaney 179.033 30.162 0.245 25
6 5 Kasey Kahne (i) 178.891 30.186 0.221 35
7 1 Elliot Sadler 178.873 30.189 0.218 36
8 20 Erik Jones(i) 177.877 30.358 0.049 26
9 98 Aric Almirola (i) 177.836 30.365 0.042 29
10 9 Chase Elliott 177.784 30.374 0.033 50
11 2 Brian Scott 177.778 30.375 0.032 35
12 7 Regan Smith 177.632 30.400 0.007 37
13 42 Kyle Larson(i) 177.591 30.407 -0.003 32
14 60 Chris Buescher 177.573 30.410 -0.006 38
15 18 Daniel Suarez # 177.556 30.413 -0.028 45
16 39 Ryan Sieg 177.427 30.435 -0.084 25
17 16 Ryan Reed 177.101 30.491 -0.179 27
18 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 176.551 30.586 -0.193 36
19 54 Denny Hamlin (i) 176.471 30.600 -0.312 42
20 43 Dakoda Armstrong 175.787 30.719 -0.350 36
21 4 Ross Chastain # 175.570 30.757 -0.380 11
22 25 John Wes Townley (i) 175.399 30.787 -0.485 29
23 51 Jeremy Clements 174.803 30.892 -0.531 24
24 84 Chad Boat (i) 174.543 30.938 -0.025 31
25 26 Kyle Fowler (i) 174.402 30.963 -0.671 17
26 28 J.J. Yeley 174.160 31.006 -0.673 29
27 55 Jamie Dick 173.756 31.078 -0.689 29
28 40 Timmy Hill(i) 173.745 31.080 -0.808 6
29 0 Harrison Rhodes 173.656 31.096 -0.833 16
30 14 Cale Conley # 172.994 31.215 -0.833 18
31 01 Landon Cassill 172.855 31.240 -0.894 26
32 19 Jeff Green 172.855 31.240 -1.051 20
33 8 Blake Koch 172.518 31.301 -1.058 18
34 44 David Starr 171.657 31.458 -1.115 11
35 24 Eric McClure 171.619 31.465 -1.230 21
36 15 BJ McClure 171.309 31.522 -1.115 7
37 90 Mario Gosselin 170.686 31.637 -1.230 28
38 70 Derrike Cope 170.036 31.758 -1.351 12
39 13 Carl Long 169.774 31.807 -1.400 13
40 52 Joey Gase 167.770 32.187 -1.780 25
41 97 Peyton Sellers 166.026 32.525 -2.118 18
42 74 Mike Harmon 10.319 523.302 -492.895 1

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

 

 

 

 

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