TALLADEGA, Ala.– Darrell Wallace Jr. topped the chart in the first XFINITY Series practice at Talladega Superspeedway.
The driver of the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 49.768 and a speed of 192.413 mph. Ryan Reed was second in his No. 16 RFR Ford with a time of 49.783 and a speed of 192.355 mph. Ty Dillon was third in his No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet with a time of 49.920 and a speed of 191.827 mph. Matt Tifft was fourth in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with a time of 49.961 and a speed of 191.670 mph. Austin Dillon rounded out the top-five in his No. 2 RCR Chevrolet with a time of 50.241 and a speed of 190.601 mph.
Brandon Jones was sixth in his No. 33 RCR Chevrolet. Blake Koch was seventh in his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet. Chase Elliott was eighth in his No. 88 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. Erik Jones was ninth in his No. 20 JGR Toyota. Daniel Suárez rounded out the top-10 in his No. 19 JGR Toyota.
John Wes Townley, who finished 12th in his No. 05 Athenian Motorsports Chevrolet, posted the fastest 10 consecutive lap average at a speed of 184.942 mph. The XFINITY Series is back on track this afternoon at 1:25 for final practice.N1609_PRAC1