NXS: Easy as 1, 2, 3; Gaughan Leads RCR Parade in Only Bristol Practice

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo —

Brendan Gaughan led NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday morning with a quick lap of 125.289 mph in the No. 62 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Another RCR Chevrolet, the No. 33 of Brandon Jones, was quick at the end of practice, notching the second-fastest speed of 124.995 mph, edging out teammate Brian Scott. Scott’s No. 2 Camaro was third-fastest with a speed of 124.914 mph at the 0.533-mile concrete oval in Bristol, Tennessee, under clear skies.

Sprint Cup regulars Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch were fourth- and sixth-fastest, respectively, in their Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas. Hamlin’s No. 20 posted a speed of 124.897 mph, and Busch’s No. 54 was clocked at 124.549 mph.

Ty Dillon rounded out the top five in his No. 3 RCR Chevrolet, posting a fast lap of 124.792 mph.

Series points leader Chris Buescher was eighth-fastest in the No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford at 124.444 mph.

RESULTS: NASCAR XFINITY  Series; Food City 300 Final Practice; Bristol Motor Speedway; August 21, 2015

  1. Brendan Gaughan
  2. Brandon Jones
  3. Brian Scott
  4. Denny Hamlin
  5. Ty Dillon
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Ryan Blaney
  8. Chris Buescher
  9. Daniel Suarez
  10. Kevin Harvick
  11. J.J. Yeley
  12. Regan Smith
  13. Chase Elliott
  14. Kyle Larson
  15. Cale Conley
  16. Elliott Sadler
  17. Darrell Wallace Jr.
  18. Dakoda Armstrong
  19. Ryan Reed
  20. Ryan Sieg
  21. Jeremy Clements
  22. Mario Gosselin
  23. Ross Chastain
  24. Landon Cassill
  25. John Wes Townley
  26. Blake Koch
  27. Harrison Rhodes
  28. Benny Gordon
  29. Dylan Kwasniewski
  30. David Starr
  31. Eric McClure
  32. Jeff Green
  33. Joey Gase
  34. Hermie Sadler
  35. Morgan Shepherd
  36. Brad Teague
  37. Derrike Cope
  38. Ryan Ellis
  39.  Carl Long
  40. Jordan Anderson



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