John Wes Townley leads Final Truck practice at Kansas

John Wes TownleyEarly Thursday evening at Kansas Speedway in the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), John Wes Townley – with a lap speed of 176.980 MPH – showed the fastest way around the track in the final Toyota Tundra 250 practice session.

Spencer Gallagher was second fastest in the session with a lap speed of 176.748 MPH, and he was followed by Cameron Hayley (176.702 MPH) who was third, Tyler Reddick (176.448) fourth and Matt Crafton (176.269) was fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the “Happy Hour” (final) practice were series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Christopher Bell (176.246 MPH) who was sixth, Johnny Sauter (176.148) seventh, Daniel Hemric (176.062) eighth, John Hunter Nemechek (175.959) ninth and ROTY contender Ben Rhodes (175.924) posting the 10th-fastest lap speed.

At 4:30 p.m. (ET) on FOX Sports 1 Friday afternoon, the series will have their qualifying session to determine the starting lineup for that evening’s race.

The 16th annual Toyota Tundra 250 is scheduled to get underway around 8:50 p.m. (ET) Friday night on FOX Sports 1.

Toyota Tundra 250 Final Practice Results
Pos. Car # Driver Best Speed Best Time Behind # Laps
1 05 John Wes Townley 176.980 30.512 Leader 40
2 23 Spencer Gallagher 176.748 30.552 -0.04 30
3 13 Cameron Hayley 176.702 30.560 -0.048 51
4 29 Tyler Reddick 176.448 30.604 -0.092 42
5 88 Matt Crafton 176.269 30.635 -0.123 42
6 4 Christopher Bell 176.246 30.639 -0.127 39
7 21 Johnny Sauter 176.148 30.656 -0.144 18
8 19 Daniel Hemric 176.062 30.671 -0.159 56
9 8 John Hunter Nemechek 175.959 30.689 -0.177 45
10 41 Ben Rhodes # 175.924 30.695 -0.183 30
11 11 Matt Tifft 175.724 30.730 -0.218 40
12 9 William Byron # 175.707 30.733 -0.221 38
13 17 Timothy Peters 175.570 30.757 -0.245 44
14 00 Cole Custer # 175.490 30.771 -0.259 46
15 51 Cody Coughlin 175.336 30.798 -0.286 30
16 33 Ben Kennedy 174.978 30.861 -0.349 48
17 98 Rico Abreu # 174.927 30.870 -0.358 42
18 24 Clint Bowyer (i) 174.752 30.901 -0.389 35
19 92 Parker Kligerman 174.464 30.952 -0.44 22
20 02 Tyler Young 173.712 31.086 -0.574 39
21 86 Brandon Brown 172.651 31.277 -0.765 27
22 71 Mike Bliss 172.612 31.284 -0.772 19
23 66 Jordan Anderson 172.452 31.313 -0.801 32
24 81 Ryan Truex 172.123 31.373 -0.861 29
25 44 Tommy Joe Martins 172.112 31.375 -0.863 3
26 50 Travis Kvapil 171.614 31.466 -0.954 13
27 22 Austin Self 170.854 31.606 -1.094 20
28 49 Timmy Hill 168.924 31.967 -1.455 18
29 63 Bobby Pierce 168.787 31.993 -1.481 21
30 6 Norm Benning 168.313 32.083 -1.571 7
31 74 Mike Harmon (i) 164.429 32.841 -2.329 5
32 10 Jennifer Jo Cobb 164.219 32.883 -2.371 7
33 1 Ryan Ellis (i) 0.000 0.000 30.512 0
34 07 BJ McLeod 0.000 0.000 30.512 0

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

Best 10 Consecutive Lap Average
Pos Car Driver From Lap To Lap Avg. Speed Behind Gap
1 88 Matt Crafton 33 42 174.823 Leader Leader
2 24 Clint Bowyer (i) 5 14 173.357 -1.466 -1.466
3 19 Daniel Hemric 13 22 172.808 -2.015 -0.549
4 00 Cole Custer # 7 16 172.270 -2.553 -0.538
5 4 Christopher Bell 18 27 172.231 -2.592 -0.039
6 17 Timothy Peters 18 27 172.212 -2.611 -0.019
7 33 Ben Kennedy 9 18 172.120 -2.703 -0.092
8 13 Cameron Hayley 39 48 171.859 -2.964 -0.261
9 9 William Byron # 26 35 171.840 -2.983 -0.019
10 05 John Wes Townley 7 16 171.347 -3.476 -0.493
11 8 John Hunter Nemechek 23 32 171.061 -3.762 -0.286
12 98 Rico Abreu # 24 33 170.068 -4.755 -0.993
Car must run 10 consecutive laps on track to be included in the above chart.

 

 

 

 

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