Ryan Blaney fastest in first Texas practice

Ryan Blaney turned in the fastest lap in the first MENCS practice for Sunday’s running of the AAA 500. Blaney’s time was followed by that of playoff drivers Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch as Ford claimed the three fastest times of the opening practice session.

Qualifying for Sunday’s race takes place Friday evening prior to the running of the Camping World Truck Series race. Additional practices sessions will be held on Saturday.

MENCS Practice Times for Texas

RaceRank No Driver Team BestLapTime BestSpeed
1 12 Ryan Blaney Accella/Carlisle Ford 27.139 198.976
2 4 Kevin Harvick (P) Mobil 1 Ford 27.21 198.456
3 41 Kurt Busch (P) State Water Heaters Ford 27.254 198.136
4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 27.254 198.136
5 10 Aric Almirola (P) Smithfield Spirals Ford 27.286 197.904
6 22 Joey Logano (P) AAA Insurance Ford 27.422 196.922
7 14 Clint Bowyer (P) Rush Truck Centers/Mobil Delvac 1 Ford 27.429 196.872
8 20 Erik Jones Sport Clips Toyota 27.452 196.707
9 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 27.468 196.592
10 2 Brad Keselowski Wurth Ford 27.474 196.549
11 18 Kyle Busch (P) M&M’s Toyota 27.487 196.457
12 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet 27.501 196.356
13 88 Alex Bowman Axalta Chevrolet 27.534 196.121
14 42 Kyle Larson DC Solar Chevrolet 27.537 196.1
15 3 Austin Dillon Dow NORKOOL Chevrolet 27.575 195.83
16 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Next Gen Excavator Chevrolet 27.58 195.794
17 78 Martin Truex Jr. (P) Bass Pro Shops/5-hour ENERGY Toyota 27.588 195.737
18 9 Chase Elliott (P) Kelley Blue Book Chevrolet 27.591 195.716
19 19 Daniel Suarez ARRIS Toyota 27.591 195.716
20 24 William Byron # Hendrick Autoguard Chevrolet 27.599 195.659
21 1 Jamie McMurray Sherwin-Williams Chevrolet 27.61 195.581
22 21 Paul Menard Menards/Cardell Ford 27.719 194.812
23 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger ClickList Chevrolet 27.742 194.651
24 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Rehydrate Ford 27.807 194.196
25 32 Matt DiBenedetto Can-Am/Wholey Ford 27.92 193.41
26 37 Chris Buescher Clorox Chevrolet 27.922 193.396
27 38 David Ragan Earthwater Ford 27.926 193.368
28 13 Ty Dillon GEICO Military Chevrolet 27.934 193.313
29 34 Michael McDowell Love’s/Luber Finer Ford 27.947 193.223
30 43 Bubba Wallace # NASCAR Racing Experience Chevrolet 28.058 192.458
31 95 Regan Smith Procore Chevrolet 28.127 191.986
32 00 Landon Cassill(i) Brookshire’s Chevrolet 28.547 189.162
33 *96 Parker Kligerman(i) Gaunt Brothers Racing Toyota 28.551 189.135
34 72 Corey LaJoie Gas Monkey Garage Chevrolet 28.768 187.709
35 *7 Reed Sorenson(i) Sustainable Quarry Crypto Mining Chevrolet 28.831 187.298
36 *99 Kyle Weatherman StarCom Fiber Chevrolet 28.983 186.316
37 23 JJ Yeley(i) maximum elevation off-road Toyota 29.16 185.185
38 15 Ross Chastain Low T Center Chevrolet 29.289 184.37
39 *66 Timmy Hill(i) Rewards.com Toyota 29.311 184.231
40 *97 avid Starr(i) Toyota 29.749 181.519
41 51 Joey Gase(i) Jacob Companies/Donate Life Texas Ford 30.064 179.617