Grant Enfinger, Christopher Bell, Matt Crafton top first Truck practice at Atlanta

Grant EnfingerIn the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) from Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) Friday morning, it was series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Grant Enfinger – with a lap speed of 179.574 MPH – posting the fastest speed in the first NCWTS Great Clips 200 practice session.

A fellow ROTY contender, Christopher Bell, was second fastest in the session with a lap speed 178.816 MPH, and he was followed by Matt Crafton (178.310 MPH) who was third, while Daniel Hemric and John Wes Townley (with the identical lap speed of 177.858 MPH) were recorded fourth and fifth fastest respectively.

ROTY contender William Byron (177.493 MPH) was sixth fastest, as another ROTY contender, Cole Custer (177.074) was seventh, Parker Kligerman (177.028) eighth, Cameron Hayley (176.961) ninth and Tyler Reddick (176.527) rounding out the top-10.

There will be two more practice sessions today with the next session running from 1:30 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, and then their “Happy Hour” (final) practice from 4:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. ET on FOX Sports 1 the teams will have their qualifying session to determine the starting lineup for that early evening’s race. Rick Crawford is the current series qualifying track record holder at AMS with a lap speed of 182.735 MPH – which he set on March 18, 2005.

The 8th annual Great Clips 200 is slated to get started around 4:50 p.m. ET after the NXS Race, and television coverage of the race will be provided by On FOX Sports 1.

Great Clip 200 First Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 33 Grant Enfinger # 179.574 30.873 Leader 20
2 4 Christopher Bell 178.816 31.004 -0.131 17
3 88 Matt Crafton 178.310 31.092 -0.219 3
4 19 Daniel Hemric 177.858 31.171 -0.298 11
5 05 John Wes Townley 177.858 31.171 -0.298 13
6 9 William Byron 177.493 31.235 -0.362 16
7 00 Cole Custer # 177.074 31.309 -0.436 12
8 92 Parker Kligerman 177.028 31.317 -0.444 13
9 13 Cameron Hayley 176.961 31.329 -0.456 12
10 29 Tyler Reddick 176.527 31.406 -0.533 14
11 75 Caleb Holman 176.443 31.421 -0.548 11
12 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 176.409 31.427 -0.554 9
13 21 Johnny Sauter 176.173 31.469 -0.596 9
14 23 Spencer Gallagher 176.095 31.483 -0.61 3
15 17 Timothy Peters 175.961 31.507 -0.634 11
16 11 Ben Kennedy 175.849 31.527 -0.654 11
17 20 Austin Hill 175.604 31.571 -0.698 11
18 8 John Hunter Nemechek 175.521 31.586 -0.713 11
19 98 Rico Abreu # 175.254 31.634 -0.761 17
20 41 Ben Rhodes 174.834 31.710 -0.837 10
21 22 Austin Self 174.405 31.788 -0.915 15
22 32 Justin Marks (i) 174.192 31.827 -0.954 4
23 86 Brandon Brown 173.358 31.980 -1.107 3
24 07 JJ Yeley (i) 173.272 31.996 -1.123 2
25 63 Garrett Smithley 171.079 32.406 -1.533 5
26 66 Jordan Anderson 170.974 32.426 -1.553 6
27 59 Korbin Forrester 170.485 32.519 -1.646 11
28 02 Tyler Young 169.521 32.704 -1.831 12
29 71 Carlos Contreras 166.897 33.218 -2.345 3
30 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 166.526 33.292 -2.419 3
31 6 Norm Benning 166.267 33.344 -2.471 3
32 44 Tommy Joe Martins 0.000 0.000 30.873 0
33 1 Travis Kvapil 0.000 0.000 30.873 0
34 49 Timmy Hill 0.000 0.000 30.873 0
35 50 Ryan Ellis (i) 0.000 0.000 30.873 0
36 74 Timothy Viens 0.000 0.000 30.873 0
37 81 Ryan Truex 0.000 0.000 30.873 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s