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Kyle Larson Leads Lone Ford EcoBoost 300 Practice

Kyle Larson Leads Lone Ford EcoBoost 300 Practice

by November 20, 2015 0 comments

Kyle Larson was the fastest driver in the only practice session held for Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway with his lap of 31.864 seconds on Friday afternoon.

Larson’s quick lap was 45 thousandths of a second quicker than second-place driver Elliott Sadler’s lap of 31.909 seconds.

Behind Larson and Sadler on the speed chart were Erik Jones, Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon, Ryan Blaney, Regan Smith, Kyle Busch, J.J. Yeley and Daniel Suarez.

As Ty Dillon and Smith were within the top-10 of the session’s standings, fellow championship contenders Chris Buescher and Chase Elliott posted times outside of the top-10 with Buescher completing the 11th-fastest lap of the session and Elliott completing the 16th-fastest time.

Over the course of a 10-lap run, Busch was the fastest driver of the day with an average speed of 163.597 miles per hour over his run.

Qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 300 will take place tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m ET and the race itself will take place at 2:45 p.m ET.

Top-10 Practice Speeds for the Ford EcoBoost 300

  1. 42 – Kyle Larson(i) – Chevrolet – HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Racing – 31.864 | Leader
  2. 1 – Elliott Sadler – Ford – Roush Fenway Racing – 31.909 | -0.045
  3. 20 – Erik Jones(i) – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 32.014 | -0.150
  4. 33 – Austin Dillon(i) – Chevrolet – Richard Childress Racing – 32.088 | -0.224
  5. 3 – Ty Dillon – Chevrolet – Richard Childress Racing – 32.185 | -0.321
  6. 22 – Ryan Blaney – Ford – Team Penske – 32.248 | -0.384
  7. 7 – Regan Smith – Chevrolet – JR Motorsports – 32.280 | -0.416
  8. 54 – Kyle Busch(i) – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 32.308 | -0.444
  9. 28 – J.J. Yeley – Toyota – JGL Racing – 32.352 | -0.488
  10. 18 – Daniel Suarez# – Toyota – Joe Gibbs Racing – 32.453 | -0.589

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

Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

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