Enfinger and Sauter make it a GMS Racing sweep of the front row for the truck race

grantIn his seventh start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Grant Enfinger – with a qualifying lap speed of 180.752 MPH – captured his first series career pole, and will lead the field in tonight’s 2016 NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Enfinger’s fellow GMS Racing teammate, Johnny Sauter, will share the front row to start second with a qualifying lap speed of 180.086 MPH, and they will be followed by Timothy Peters (179.691 MPH) starting third, Austin Theriault (179.158) fourth and Daniel Suarez (179.108) starts fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 starting positions will be Matt Crafton (178.948 MPH) starting from sixth, John Wes Townley (178.880) seventh, and series ROTY candidates, Christopher Bell (178.635) Cody Coughlin (178.568) and Cole Custer (178.292) will start eighth, ninth and 10th respectively.

Failing to make the 32-truck starting lineup and heading home were Korbin Forrister; Ryan Reed(i); Clay Greenfield; Austin Hill; Norm Benning; Carlos Contreras; Reed Sorenson(i); Jennifer Jo Cobb; Ryan Ellis; David Levine and Mike Harmon(i)

The 17th annual NextEra Energy Resources 250 is scheduled to get underway around 7:50 p.m. (ET) this evening, and FOX Sports 1 will provide television coverage of the event.

NextEra Energy Resources 250s Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Round 1 Round 2 Gap Behind
1 33 Grant Enfinger # 49.751 49.792 Leader Leader
2 21 Johnny Sauter 49.910 49.976 -0.184 -0.184
3 17 Timothy Peters 50.242 50.086 -0.110 -0.294
4 2 Austin Theriult 50.370 50.235 -0.149 -0.443
5 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 50.412 50.249 -0.014 -0.457
6 88 Matt Crafton 50.323 50.294 -0.045 -0.502
7 05 John Wes Townley 50.215 50.313 -0.019 -0.521
8 4 Christopher Bell 50.326 50.382 -0.069 -0.590
9 18 Cody Coughlin # 50.465 50.401 -0.019 -0.609
10 00 Cole Custer # 50.485 50.479 -0.078 -0.687
11 23 Spencer Gallagher 50.265 50.493 -0.014 -0.701
12 29 Tyler Reddick 50.642 50.787 -0.294 -0.995
13 9 William Byron # 50.657 Eliminated 0.130 -0.865
14 13 Cameron Hayley 50.747 Eliminated -0.090 -0.955
15 8 John H. Nemechek 50.804 Eliminated -0.057 -1.012
16 98 Rico Abreu # 50.831 Eliminated -0.027 -1.039
17 78 Chris Fontaine 50.850 Eliminated -0.019 -1.058
18 19 Daniel Hemric 50.894 Eliminated -0.044 -1.102
19 22 Austin Wayne Self 50.899 Eliminated -0.005 -1.107
20 81 Ryan Truex 51.008 Eliminated -0.109 -1.216
21 02 Tyler Young 51.026 Eliminated -0.018 -1.234
22 86 Brandon Brown 51.039 Eliminated -0.013 -1.247
23 92 Parker Kligerman 51.046 Eliminated -0.007 -1.254
24 41 Ben Rhodes 51.050 Eliminated -0.004 -1.258
25 36 Bobby Gerhart (i) 51.375 Eliminated -0.325 -1.583
26 14 Scott Lagasse Jr (i) 51.392 Eliminated -0.017 -1.600
27 66 Jordan Anderson 51.557 Eliminated -0.165 -1.765
28 44 Tommy Joe Martins 51.818 Eliminated -0.261 -2.026
29 07 Michel Disdier 52.236 Eliminated -0.418 -2.444
30 49 Timmy Hill 52.595 Eliminated -0.359 -2.803
31 11 Ben Kennedy 0.000 Eliminated 52.595 49.792
32 50 Travis Kvapil 52.561 Eliminated -52.561 -2.769
33 59 Korbin Forrester 51.605 Eliminated 0.956 -1.813
34 58 Ryan Reed (i) 51.654 Eliminated -0.049 -1.862
35 68 Clay Greenfield 51.705 Eliminated -0.051 -1.913
36 43 Austin Hill 51.721 Eliminated -0.016 -1.929
37 6 Norm Benning 51.745 Eliminated -0.024 -1.953
38 71 Carlos Contreras 51.913 Eliminated -0.168 -2.121
39 63 Reed Sorenson (i) 52.094 Eliminated -0.181 -2.302
40 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 52.261 Eliminated -0.167 -2.469
41 28 Ryan Ellis 52.413 Eliminated -0.152 -2.621
42 1 David Levine 53.819 Eliminated -1.406 -4.027
43 74 Mike Harmon (i) 54.405 Eliminated -0.586 -4.613
Failing to make the race – 59, 58, 68, 43, 6, 71, 63, 10, 28, 1, 74

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

 

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