Townley, Hemric, Byron fastest in 2nd of 3 Truck practices at Atlanta

John Wes TownleyJohn Wes Townley, with a lap speed of 178.224 MPH, was the fastest in the second 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Great Clips 200 practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).

Second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 177.795 MPH was Daniel Hemric, and he was followed by series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidates, William Byron (177.368 MPH) and Cole Custer (177.159 MPH) who were third and fourth fastest respectively, and Matt Crafton (176.882) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the session were Ben Kennedy (176.701 MPH) who was sixth, Cameron Hayley (176.544) seventh, Tyler Reddick (176.403) eighth, Ryan Truex (176.313) ninth and ROTY candidate Christopher Bell (176.067) posting the 10th-quickest lap speed.

The teams will have their “Happy Hour” (final) practice later this afternoon from 4:00 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. (ET), and television coverage provided by 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 Second Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 05 John Wes Townley 178.224 31.107 Leader 18
2 19 Daniel Hemric 177.795 31.182 -0.075 6
3 9 William Byron # 177.368 31.257 -0.15 26
4 00 Cole Custer # 177.159 31.294 -0.187 21
5 88 Matt Crafton 176.882 31.343 -0.236 9
6 11 Ben Kennedy 176.701 31.375 -0.268 16
7 13 Cameron Hayley 176.544 31.403 -0.296 21
8 29 Tyler Reddick 176.403 31.428 -0.321 24
9 81 Ryan Truex 176.313 31.444 -0.337 15
10 4 Christopher Bell 176.067 31.488 -0.381 14
11 33 Grant Enfinger # 175.833 31.530 -0.423 23
12 51 Daniel Suarez (i) 175.821 31.532 -0.425 22
13 20 Austin Hill 175.810 31.534 -0.427 14
14 41 Ben Rhodes # 175.777 31.540 -0.433 24
15 75 Caleb Holman 175.643 31.564 -0.457 9
16 17 Timothy Peters 175.487 31.592 -0.485 21
17 8 John Hunter Nemechek 174.972 31.685 -0.578 20
18 98 Rico Abreu # 174.945 31.690 -0.583 24
19 92 Parker Kligerman 174.895 31.699 -0.592 23
20 21 Johnny Sauter 174.890 31.700 -0.593 6
21 23 Spencer Gallagher 174.790 31.718 -0.611 22
22 32 Justin Marks (i) 173.299 31.991 -0.884 15
23 44 Tommy Joe Martins 172.426 32.153 -1.046 14
24 07 JJ Yeley (i) 172.201 32.195 -1.088 5
25 22 Austin Self 171.811 32.268 -1.161 29
26 86 Brandon Brown 171.705 32.288 -1.181 9
27 66 Jordan Anderson 170.958 32.429 -1.322 15
28 49 Timmy Hill 170.916 32.437 -1.33 6
29 59 Korbin Forrester 169.360 32.735 -1.628 20
30 71 Carlos Contreras 169.107 32.784 -1.677 15
31 02 Tyler Young 168.270 32.947 -1.84 23
32 63 Garrett Smithley 168.092 32.982 -1.875 13
33 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 167.980 33.004 -1.897 14
34 6 Norm Benning 166.928 33.212 -2.105 5
35 74 Timothy Viens 161.308 34.369 -3.262 2
36 50 Ryan Ellis (i) 159.489 34.761 -3.654 1
37 1 Travis Kvapil 0.000 0.000 31.107 0

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

 

 

 

 

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