Timothy Peters leads first Truck practice

Timothy+Peters+Phoenix+International+Raceway+C9LNBcjyDOGlThe 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) teams took to the Daytona International Speedway Thursday afternoon for their first practice session of the season. And, at the top of the scoring pylon at the end of the session – with a lap speed of 189.028 MPH – it was Timothy Peters showing the fastest way during the NextEra Energy Resources 250 practice session.

Ben Rhodes was second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 188.687 MPH, and he was followed by Ben Kennedy (188.644 MPH) who was third, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Grant Enfinger (188.399) fourth and Johnny Sauter (188.383) was fifth.

Series ROTY contender, Cole Custer (188.371 MPH) posted the sixth-fastest lap speed, while Tyler Reddick (188.367) was seventh, John Wes Townley (188.186) eighth, Cameron Hayley (187.774) ninth and Chris Fontaine (187.559) rounding out the top-10.

“Happy Hour” (final) practice for the teams will be held this afternoon from 4:00 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. (ET), with television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.

Qualifying to determine the starting lineup for tomorrow night’s race will be held prior to the race at 4:30 p.m. (ET), and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage. 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), and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the event.

NextEra Energy Resources 250 First Practice
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 17 Timothy Peters 189.028 47.612 Leader 23
2 41 Ben Rhodes 188.687 47.698 -0.086 21
3 11 Ben Kennedy 188.644 47.709 -0.097 22
4 33 Grant Enfinger # 188.399 47.771 -0.159 8
5 21 Johnny Sauter 188.383 47.775 -0.163 13
6 00 Cole Custer # 188.371 47.778 -0.166 31
7 29 Tyler Reddick 188.367 47.779 -0.167 20
8 05 John Wes Townley 188.186 47.825 -0.213 18
9 13 Cameron Hayley 187.774 47.930 -0.318 18
10 78 Chris Fontaine 187.559 47.985 -0.373 16
11 98 Rico Abreu # 187.122 48.097 -0.485 11
12 92 Parker Kligerman 186.819 48.175 -0.563 10
13 8 John Hunter Nemechek 186.451 48.270 -0.658 17
14 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 186.443 48.272 -0.66 22
15 19 Daniel Hemric 186.416 48.279 -0.667 15
16 23 Spencer Gallagher 185.870 48.421 -0.809 16
17 44 Tommy Joe Martins 185.782 48.444 -0.832 16
18 4 Christopher Bell 185.640 48.481 -0.869 11
19 43 Austin Hill 185.609 48.489 -0.877 12
20 02 Tyler Young 185.510 48.515 -0.903 21
21 9 William Byron 185.254 48.582 -0.97 26
22 81 Ryan Truex 184.377 48.813 -1.201 8
23 18 Cody Coughlin # 183.970 48.921 -1.309 15
24 88 Matt Crafton 181.532 49.578 -1.966 4
25 07 Michel Disdier 180.875 49.758 -2.146 14
26 6 Norm Benning 180.727 49.799 -2.187 14
27 2 Austin Theriult 178.887 50.311 -2.699 9
28 71 Carlos Contreras 178.334 50.467 -2.855 15
29 63 Reed Sorenson (i) 176.988 50.851 -3.239 8
30 22 Austin Wayne Self 175.582 51.258 -3.646 3
31 59 Korbin Forrester 174.897 51.459 -3.847 7
32 86 Brandon Brown 174.866 51.468 -3.856 6
33 66 Jordan Anderson 174.354 51.619 -4.007 5
34 36 Bobby Gerhart (i) 173.937 51.743 -4.131 7
35 58 Ryan Reed (i) 173.900 41.754 5.858 9
36 68 Clay Greenfield 173.040 52.011 -4.399 7
37 49 Timmy Hill 170.626 52.747 -5.135 5
38 28 Ryan Ellis 169.731 53.025 -5.413 6
39 50 Travis Kvapil 169.613 53.062 -5.364 6
40 74 Mike Harmon (i) 165.156 54.494 -6.882 2
41 14 Daniel Hemric 0.000 0.000 -47.612 0
42 1 David Levine 0.000 0.000 -47.612 0
43 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 0.000 0.000 -47.612 0
44 94 Cole Whitt (i) 0.000 0.000 -47.612 0

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

 

 

 

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