NXS: Brennan Poole Paces First XFINITY Practice at New Hampshire

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Young driver Brennan Poole paced the first NASCAR XFINITY Series practice on Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Poole posted a fast time of 29.469 seconds (129.248 mph) around the one-mile oval behind the wheel of his No. 48. He was followed by former series champion and defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch, who ran a fast lap of 29.592 seconds (128.710 mph).

Justin Marks was third in the session (29.621 seconds/128.584 mph), while Brad Keselowski wheeled his Penske Racing No. 22 to the fourth fastest time (29.681 seconds/128.325 mph)

Keselowski was followed by 2016 Fontana winner Austin Dillon, who posted a fast lap of 29.698 seconds (128.251 mph) and was fifth on the charts. Erik Jones, Justin Allgaier, Elliott Sadler, Alex Bowman and Ryan Reed completed the balance of the top-10.

The NASCAR XFINITY Series returns to the track for another practice session at 3 p.m.

RESULTS: NASCAR XFINITY Series Practice; New Hampshire Motor Speedway; July 15, 2016

  1. Brennan Poole
  2. Kyle Busch
  3. Justin Marks
  4. Brad Keselowski
  5. Austin Dillon
  6. Erik Jones
  7. Justin Allgaier
  8. Elliott Sadler
  9. Alex Bowman
  10. Ryan Reed
  11. Brendan Gaughan
  12. Daniel Suarez
  13. Ty Dillon
  14. Jeremy Clements
  15. Blake Koch
  16. Jeff Green
  17. Darrell Wallace Jr.
  18. Corey LaJoie
  19. JJ Yeley
  20. Brandon Jones
  21. Ryan Preece
  22. Ryan Sieg
  23. Derrick Cope
  24. Dakota Armstrong
  25. Ross Chastain
  26. Ray Black Jr.
  27. Timmy Hill
  28. David Starr
  29. Garrett Smithley
  30. John Jackson
  31. Morgan Shepherd
  32. Matt Waltz
  33. Josh Williams
  34. Joey Gase
  35. Scott Heckert
  36. Mario Gosselin
  37. Chris Cockrum
  38. Mike Harmon


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Kyle Souza is an aspiring Journalism major at the Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.  Souza is Race Chaser Online’s New England motorsports insider, covering everything from the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour to the NASCAR Whelen All American Series and the PASS North Super Late Models.

When not writing, Souza works at the Seekonk Speedway as the track’s Friday night public address announcer and press writer, and is also the Media Director for both the Granite State Pro Stock Series and the Tri Track Open Modified Series.

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