Friday, April 20, 2012

Coulter and Buescher top the charts in NCWTS Practices at Kansas Speedway

Ty Dillon and Richard Childress chat in the garage during a chilly Friday morning practice at
Kansas Speedway. Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR 

The NASCAR Camping World Series held two practice sessions on Friday (April 20) in preparation for the SFP 250 on Saturday (April 21) at Kansas Speedway.

Practice Session 1: The top of the leader board belonged to Joey Coulter, driver of the No. 22 Husky Liners Chevrolet, with a speed of 170.379 mph in 31.694 seconds. He was followed by two other Chevrolet drivers – Tim George Jr. (No. 2) and James Buescher (No. 31). Rounding out the top 10 were: Nelson Piquet Jr. (No. 30), Parker Kilgerman (No. 29), Justin Lofton (No. 6), Johnny Sauter (No. 13), Ty Dillon (No. 3), Brad Keselowski (No. 19) and Matt Crafton (No. 88).

Final Practice Session: The top of the leader board belonged to James Buescher, driver of the No. 31 Progenex Chevrolet, with a speed of 170.713 mph in 31.632 seconds. Once again (mirrored from practice session 1), two other Chevrolet drivers found themselves rounding out the top three spots – Ty Dillon (No. 3) and Tim George Jr. (No. 2). Rounding out the top 10 were: Jason Leffler (No. 18), Justin Lofton (No. 6), Johnny Sauter (No. 13), Miguel Paludo (No. 32), Max Gresham (No. 24), Joey Coulter (No. 22) and Cale Gale (No. 33).

The top two drivers who ran the best 10 consecutive lap averages in the first practice session were Paulie Harraka and Russ Dugger. In the final practice session, Ty Dillon and Jeb Burton were the top two drivers. 
Qualifying begins at 10:35 a.m. (ET) Saturday and live coverage is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. (ET) on SPEED.

Unique Hiram is an Associate Editor/Contributing Writer for Skirts and Scuffs. Additionally, she is also the author of "Fast Lane Poetry" which was published April 2011. Unique can be contacted via email or through Twitter.


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