Blogs

Pair of Rookies Pace Toyota Tundra 250 Practice

Pair of Rookies Pace Toyota Tundra 250 Practice

by May 7, 2015 0 comments

Photo credit: Getty Images for NASCAR

KANSAS CITY, Kans. — Rookies Cameron Hayley and Daniel Hemric paced the lone practice session for Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway on Thursday evening.

Hayley topped the speed chart in his No. 13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota with a lap time of 30.717 seconds set around the mile-and-a-half speedway – 42-thousandths of a seconds quicker than Hemric’s lap time of 30.759 seconds.

Completing the top-10 in the standings of the session were Daniel Suárez, Erik Jones, Ryan Newman, Tyler Reddick, Austin Theriault, Spencer Gallagher, Matt Crafton and Justin Boston.

In total, six of the drivers to place in the top-10 were listed as running for rookie of the year honors in the Camping World Truck Series.

All 32 drivers entered for the race weekend – the fourth of the season for the Truck Series – turned a lap in practice with Ben Kennedy, 15th-fastest, completing the most with 51 circuits around the track.

Of the three drivers to make a run of 10 consecutive laps or more, Mason Mingus was the fastest driver on a 10-lap run over Kennedy and Tyler Tanner with an average speed of 171.082 miles per hour maintained over one of his runs.

With rain delaying the start of what was to be first practice earlier this afternoon, NASCAR merged both practice sessions scheduled for the day into a single 90-minute session.

Qualifying for the Toyota Tundra 250 is scheduled to start at 3:45 p.m CT on Friday afternoon while the 167-lap race itself is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m CT start.

Tomorrow’s race will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1 with radio coverage being provided by MRN and SiriusXM Satellite NASCAR Channel 90.

Top-10 Practice Speeds for the Toyota Tundra 250

  1. 13 – Cameron Hayley# – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 30.717 | Leader
  2. 14 – Daniel Hemric# – Chevrolet – NTS Motorsports – 30.759 | -0.042
  3. 51 – Daniel Suárez(i) – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 30.788 | -0.071
  4. 4 – Erik Jones# – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 30.808 | -0.091
  5. 8 – Ryan Newman(i) – Chevrolet – SWM-NEMCO Motorsports – 30.856 | -0.139
  6. 19 – Tyler Reddick – Ford – Brad Keselowski Racing – 30.916 | -0.199
  7. 29 – Austin Theriault# – Ford – Brad Keselowski Racing – 30.929 | -0.212
  8. 23 – Spencer Gallagher# – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 30.952 | -0.235
  9. 88 – Matt Crafton – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 31.008 | -0.291
  10. 54 – Justin Boston# – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 31.044 | -0.327

# = Rookie, (i) = Ineligible for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points.

Follow Kyle Pokrefky on Twitter at @KPokrefky

Kyle Pokrefky
Follow Kyle Pokrefky on Twitter at @KPokrefky

No Comments so far

Jump into a conversation

No Comments Yet!

You can be the one to start a conversation.

Leave a Comment