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Daniel Hemric, Matt Crafton Pace Careers for Veterans 200 Practices

Daniel Hemric, Matt Crafton Pace Careers for Veterans 200 Practices

by August 14, 2015 0 comments

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Daniel Hemric and Matt Crafton respectively paced the first and second Friday practice sessions for Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway.

Hemric turned in a lap of 38.917 seconds in opening practice that put his No. 14 California Clean Power Chevrolet to the top of the speed chart over Cameron Hayley, Erik Jones, Alex Bowman, Kyle Busch, Johnny Sauter, Austin Dillon, Cody Coughlin, John Hunter Nemechek and Ryan Blaney.

Crafton paced final practice for Saturday’s race with a lap of 38.573 seconds, placing the two-time defending Camping World Truck Series champion ahead of Hemric, Hayley, Coughlin, Dillon, Busch, Tyler Reddick, Blaney, Sauter and Timothy Peters.

Friday’s final practice session wrapped up the on track action for the Camping World Truck Series for the day. Qualifying for the Careers for Veterans 200 will take place Saturday morning at 9:40 a.m ET while the 100-lap race itself will take place at 1:00 p.m ET.

Top-10 First Practice Speeds for the Careers for Veterans 200

  1. 14 – Daniel Hemric# – Chevrolet – NTS Motorsports – 38.917 | Leader
  2. 13 – Cameron Hayley# – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 39.091 | -0.174
  3. 4 – Erik Jones# – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 39.113 | -0.196
  4. 00 – Alex Bowman(i) – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 39.126 | -0.209
  5. 51 – Kyle Busch(i) – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 39.161 | -0.244
  6. 98 – Johnny Sauter – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 39.176 | -0.259
  7. 33 – Austin Dillon(i) – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 39.193 | -0.276
  8. 54 – Cody Coughlin – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 39.198 | -0.281
  9. 8 – John Hunter Nemechek# – Chevrolet – SWM-NEMCO Motorsports – 39.229 | -0.312
  10. 29 – Ryan Blaney(i) – Ford – Brad Keselowski Racing – 39.251 | -0.334

Top-10 Final Practice Speeds for the Careers for Veterans 200

  1. 88 – Matt Crafton – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 38.573 | Leader
  2. 14 – Daniel Hemric# – Chevrolet – NTS Motorsports – 38.666 | -0.093
  3. 13 – Cameron Hayley# – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 38.729 | -0.156
  4. 54 – Cody Coughlin – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 38.775 | -0.202
  5. 33 – Austin Dillon(i) – Chevrolet – GMS Racing – 38.775 | -0.202
  6. 51 – Kyle Busch(i) – Toyota – Kyle Busch Motorsports – 38.786 | -0.213
  7. 19 – Tyler Reddick – Ford – Brad Keselowski Racing – 38.801 | -0.228
  8. 29 – Ryan Blaney(i) – Ford – Brad Keselowski Racing – 38.803 | -0.230
  9. 98 – Johnny Sauter – Toyota – ThorSport Racing – 38.813 | -0.240
  10. 17 – Timothy Peters – Toyota – Red Horse Racing – 38.872 | -0.299

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

Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway

Kyle Pokrefky
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