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Kyle Busch Goes Quickest in Opening DAV 200 Practice

Kyle Busch Goes Quickest in Opening DAV 200 Practice

by November 7, 2014 0 comments

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AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kyle Busch went to the top of the speed chart in this morning’s 90-minute opening practice session for the DAV 200 at Phoenix International Raceway, running a lap of 27.096 seconds to place himself at the head of the scoring pylon.

Busch, the defending Phoenix winner from February, ran a lap in his No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota that was nine hundredths of a second quicker than the second-fastest driver of the session, Ty Dillon.

Following Dillon on the speed chart in the top-10 were Erik Jones, Regan Smith, Alex Bowman, Brad Keselowski, Elliott Sadler, Chase Elliott, Brian Scott, and Chris Buescher.

The 90-minute session ran green all the way through on Friday morning with no incidents on track being reported.

The Nationwide Series has one more practice on the schedule for today, a 70-minute session scheduled to take place at 1:10 p.m MT (3:10 p.m ET.) FOX Sports 1 will broadcast live coverage of the final practice session of the weekend for the DAV 200.

Top-10 First Practice Speeds for the DAV 200

  1. 54 – Kyle Busch(i) – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 27.096 | Leader
  2. 3 – Ty Dillon# – Chevrolet – Richard Childress Racing – 27.186 | -0.090
  3. 20 – Erik Jones(i) – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 27.233 | -0.137
  4. 7 – Regan Smith – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 27.273 | -0.177
  5. 5 – Alex Bowman(i) – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 27.315 | -0.219
  6. 22 – Brad Keselowski(i) – Ford – Team Penske – 27.362 | -0.266
  7. 11 – Elliott Sadler – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 27.380 | -0.284
  8. 9 – Chase Elliott# – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 27.391 | -0.295
  9. 2 – Brian Scott – Chevrolet – Richard Childress Racing – 27.409 | -0.313
  10. 60 – Chris Buescher# – Ford – Roush-Fenway Racing – 27.415 | -0.319

# = Rookie, (i) = Ineligible for NASCAR Nationwide Series points.

Kyle Pokrefky
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