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Kyle Busch and Mike Wallace Top NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice in Daytona

Kyle Busch and Mike Wallace Top NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice in Daytona

by February 20, 2015 0 comments

Photo Credit: Wayne Thomas

By: Hunter Thomas
Twiter: @HunterThomas08

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR XFINITY Series teams took to the banks of Daytona International Speedway on Friday for their two practice sessions of the weekend.

First Practice
During opening practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series, Kyle Busch clocked the fastest lap with a time of 46.953 seconds at 191.681 mph. Justin Marks was second, followed by Mike Wallace, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Ty Dillon.

Brad Keselowski had the best 10 consecutive lap average with an average speed of 186.645 mph. Justin Marks was second, and Ryan Reed rounded out the top-five.

Alert Today Florida 300 First Practice Top-10 Results:
1.) #54 Kyle Busch | Monster Energy | Toyota | 46.953 seconds | 191.681 mph
2.) #29 Justin Marks | American Born Moonshine | Toyota | 47.245 seconds | 190.496 mph
3.) #26 Mike Wallace | JGL Racing | Toyota | 47.364 seconds | 190.018 mph
4.) #6 Darrell Wallace Jr. | Ford EcoBoost | Ford | 47.453 seconds | 189.661 mph
5.) #3 Ty Dillon | Bass Pro Shops | Chevrolet | 47.481 seconds | 189.550 mph
6.) #7 Regan Smith | Hellmann’s| Chevrolet | 47.498 seconds | 189.482 mph
7.) #28 JJ Yeley | Texas 28 Spirits Stage | Toyota | 47.507 seconds | 189.446 mph
8.) #39 Ryan Sieg | Uncle Bob’s Self Storage | Chevrolet| 47.519 seconds | 189.398 mph
9.) #16 Ryan Reed | Lilly/American Diabetes Association | Ford | 47.561 seconds | 189.231 mph
10.) #42 Kyle Larson | ENEOS | Chevrolet | 47.612 seconds | 189.028 mph

Final Practice
Mike Wallace topped the speed chart in final practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series at Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon. His chart topping lap was 48.126 seconds at 187.009 mph. Brian Scott was second fastest, followed by Chad Boat, Jeremy Clements and Ross Chastain.

Alert Today Florida 300 Final Practice Top-10 Results:
1.) #26 Mike Wallace | JGL Racing | Toyota | 48.126 seconds | 187.009 mph
2.) #2 Brian Scott | Shore Lodge | Chevrolet | 48.129 seconds | 186.997 mph
3.) #84 Chad Boat | CorvetteParts.net | Chevrolet | 48.146 seconds | 186.931 mph
4.) #51 Jeremy Clements | BRTExtrusions/RepairableVehicles | Chevrolet | 48.308 seconds | 186.305 mph
5.) #4 Ross Chastain | Flex Shot | Chevrolet | 48.454 seconds | 185.743 mph
6.) #25 John Wes Townley | Zaxby’s | Chevrolet | 48.457 seconds | 185.732 mph
7.) #8 Blake Koch | LeafFilter Gutter Protection | Toyota | 48.469 seconds | 185.686 mph
8.) #19 Scott Lagasse Jr. | AlertTodayFla/BoyScoutsofAmerica | Toyota | 48.501 seconds | 185.563 mph
9.) #24 Eric McClure | Hefty/Reynolds Wrap | Toyota | 48.501 seconds | 185.563 mph
10.) #92 Dexter Bean | Chevrolet | 48.568 seconds | 185.307 mph

Coors Light Pole Qualifying will be aired live on Fox Sports 1 at 12:15 p.m. ET on Saturday afternoon. The Alert Today Florida 300 will start on Fox Sports 1 at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, as well.

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

Follow Hunter Thomas on Twitter by following, @HunterThomas08

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