Spencer Gallagher tops final Truck practice at Daytona, Rico Abreu 4th fastest

Spencer GallagherThursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway (DIS), Spencer Gallagher, with a lap speed of 188.135 MPH, was the fastest in the final 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) NextEra Energy Resources 250 practice session.

Timothy Peters, who was fastest in the first session (189.028 MPH), was second fastest in this session with a lap speed of 188.029 MPH, and he was followed by Tyler Reddick (187.946 MPH) who was third, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Rico Abreu (185.778) fourth and Matt Crafton (185.647) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were Chris Fontaine (185.632 MPH) who was sixth, Ben Rhodes (185.288) seventh, ROTY contender Christopher Bell (185.273) eighth, Ben Kennedy (184.487) ninth and Austin Self (180.618) posting the 10th-fastest lap speed.

Qualifying to determine the starting lineup for tomorrow night’s race will be held prior to the race at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 1. And, it’s was Ty Dillon in last year’s qualifying session for the the event (2/20/2015), who set the current series DIS qualifying track record speed of 188.774 MPH.

The 17th annual NextEra Energy Resources 250 is scheduled to get underway around 7:50 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 1.

NextEra Energy Resources 250 Final Practice
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 23 Spencer Gallagher 188.135 47.838 Leader 6
2 17 Timothy Peters 188.029 47.865 -0.027 12
3 29 Tyler Reddick 187.946 47.886 -0.048 10
4 98 Rico Abreu # 185.778 48.445 -0.607 10
5 88 Matt Crafton 185.647 48.479 -0.641 15
6 78 Chris Fontaine 185.632 48.483 -0.645 13
7 41 Ben Rhodes 185.288 48.573 -0.735 14
8 4 Christopher Bell 185.273 48.577 -0.739 15
9 11 Ben Kennedy 184.487 48.784 -0.946 7
10 22 Austin Wayne Self 180.618 49.829 -1.991 10
11 33 Grant Enfinger # 180.332 49.908 -2.07 5
12 63 Reed Sorenson (i) 179.870 50.036 -2.198 3
13 50 Travis Kvapil 179.354 50.180 -2.342 8
14 07 Michel Disdier 179.322 50.189 -2.351 8
15 28 Ryan Ellis 179.322 50.189 -2.351 6
16 71 Carlos Contreras 179.201 50.223 -2.385 12
17 43 Austin Hill 179.169 50.232 -2.394 10
18 66 Jordan Anderson 179.151 50.237 -2.399 9
19 2 Austin Theriult 178.465 50.430 -2.592 9
20 18 Cody Coughlin # 178.098 50.534 -2.696 7
21 44 Tommy Joe Martins 177.932 50.581 -2.743 7
22 05 John Wes Townley 177.816 50.614 -2.776 5
23 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 177.616 50.671 -2.833 17
24 19 Daniel Hemric 177.274 50.769 -2.931 5
25 00 Cole Custer # 176.963 50.858 -3.02 6
26 92 Parker Kligerman 176.246 51.065 -3.227 3
27 81 Ryan Truex 175.919 51.160 -3.322 2
28 13 Cameron Hayley 175.857 51.178 -3.34 5
29 9 William Byron 175.757 51.207 -3.369 8
30 02 Tyler Young 175.353 51.325 -3.487 3
31 58 Ryan Reed (i) 174.849 51.473 -3.635 7
32 59 Korbin Forrester 174.669 51.526 -3.688 5
33 86 Brandon Brown 174.294 51.637 -3.799 5
34 36 Bobby Gerhart (i) 173.147 51.979 -4.141 8
35 49 Timmy Hill 172.961 52.035 -4.197 7
36 6 Norm Benning 172.881 52.059 -4.221 3
37 1 David Levine 168.805 53.316 -5.478 9
38 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 168.650 53.365 -5.527 9
39 8 John Hunter Nemechek 0.000 0.000 -47.865 0
40 14 Daniel Hemric 0.000 0.000 -47.838 0
41 21 Johnny Sauter 0.000 0.000 -47.838 0
42 68 Clay Greenfield 0.000 0.000 -47.838 0
43 74 Mike Harmon (i) 0.000 0.000 -47.838 0
44 94 Cole Whitt (i) 0.000 0.000 -47.838 0

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

 

 

 

 

 

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