Austin Dillon fastest in first Truck practice

austin-dillon-2015-2-gettyFriday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), Austin Dillon – with a lap speed of 131.311 MPH – was the fastest in the first UNOH 175 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS).

Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Erik Jones, was second fastest in the practice with a lap speed of 130.995 MPH, and he was followed by Timothy Peters (130.788) who was third, Matt Crafton (130.604 MPH) fourth and Kyle Busch (130.434) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the session were Dalton Sargeant (130.011 MPH) who was sixth, Johnny Sauter (129.967) seventh, ROTY candidate Cameron Hayley (129.798) eighth, Gray Gaulding (129.538) ninth and ROTY candidate Austin Theriault (129.265) posting the 10th-fastest lap speed.

The teams return to the track for their “Happy Hour” (final) practice 30 minutes after the first session from 3:00 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, before returning Saturday at 10:10 a.m ET on FOX Sports 1 for qualifying. The current series qualifying track record at NHMS is 131.897 MPH, which was set by Cole Custer last year (09/20/2014).

The 18th running of the UNOH 175 is set to get started around 1:20 p.m. (ET) Saturday afternoon, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the race.

UNOH 175 First Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 33 Austin Dillon (i) 131.311 29.006 Leader 14
2 4 Erik Jones # 130.995 29.076 -0.070 25
3 17 Timothy Peters 130.788 29.122 -0.116 21
4 88 Matt Crafton 130.604 29.163 -0.157 18
5 51 Kyle Busch (i) 130.434 29.201 -0.195 13
6 5 Dalton Sargeant 130.011 29.296 -0.290 33
7 98 Johnny Sauter 129.967 29.306 -0.300 19
8 13 Cameron Hayley # 129.798 29.344 -0.338 33
9 54 Gray Gaulding 129.538 29.403 -0.397 15
10 29 Austin Theriault # 129.265 29.465 -0.459 20
11 00 Cole Custer 129.252 29.468 -0.462 20
12 11 Ben Kennedy 129.248 29.469 -0.463 21
13 8 John Hunter Nemechek 129.156 29.490 -0.484 25
14 05 John Wes Townley 128.593 29.619 -0.613 31
15 19 Tyler Reddick 128.290 29.689 -0.683 27
16 23 Spencer Gallagher # 128.156 29.720 -0.714 26
17 02 Tyler Young 128.135 29.725 -0.719 24
18 14 Daniel Hemric # 127.825 29.797 -0.791 26
19 15 Mason Mingus 127.615 29.846 -0.840 19
20 07 Ray Black Jr. # 127.410 29.894 -0.888 26
21 45 Ruben Pardo 126.249 30.169 -1.163 15
22 86 Brandon Brown 125.512 30.346 -1.340 7
23 68 Clay Greenfield 123.795 30.767 -1.761 18
24 74 Jordan Anderson 123.127 30.934 -1.928 11
25 63 Akinori Ogata 123.075 30.947 -1.941 16
26 94 Timmy Hill 122.140 31.184 -2.178 8
27 50 Tyler Tanner 120.151 31.700 -2.694 10
28 36 Justin Jennings 119.372 31.907 -2.901 4
29 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 116.605 32.664 -3.658 6
30 0 Caleb Roark 116.399 32.722 -3.716 5
31 08 Korbin Forrester # 114.730 33.198 -4.192 2
32 1 Travis Kvapil 0.000 0.000 29.006 0
33 6 Norm Benning 0.000 0.000 29.006 0
34 44 Josh Reaume (i) 0.000 0.000 29.006 0

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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