Chris Buescher fastest in Saturday practice at ISM, results

Ryan Blaney may have been the fastest in Friday’s opening practice and qualifying ahead of Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway but a surprise name was the quickest in the first practice on Saturday.

Chris Buescher drove his No. 37 Chevrolet to the top of the speed charts in Saturday’s opening practice for the Ticket Guardian 500.

Ticket Guardian Practice #2 Speeds

RaceRank No Driver BestLapTime BestSpeed BestLap Laps
1 37 Chris Buescher 26.092 137.973 2 28
2 12 Ryan Blaney 26.103 137.915 25 40
3 2 Brad Keselowski 26.154 137.646 3 28
4 42 Kyle Larson 26.16 137.615 9 42
5 18 Kyle Busch 26.164 137.594 11 41
6 4 Kevin Harvick 26.165 137.588 5 42
7 22 Joey Logano 26.198 137.415 3 38
8 3 Austin Dillon 26.202 137.394 4 39
9 88 Alex Bowman 26.213 137.336 23 35
10 1 Kurt Busch 26.224 137.279 18 46
11 11 Denny Hamlin 26.246 137.164 15 45
12 20 Erik Jones 26.267 137.054 8 31
13 48 Jimmie Johnson 26.274 137.018 7 41
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 26.281 136.981 5 39
15 10 Aric Almirola 26.303 136.867 8 35
16 19 Martin Truex Jr. 26.306 136.851 38 45
17 95 Matt DiBenedetto 26.321 136.773 8 27
18 9 Chase Elliott 26.326 136.747 14 44
19 14 Clint Bowyer 26.327 136.742 5 38
20 21 Paul Menard 26.341 136.669 30 46
21 6 Ryan Newman 26.357 136.586 7 34
22 41 Daniel Suarez 26.37 136.519 16 44
23 8 Daniel Hemric # 26.405 136.338 11 30
24 24 William Byron 26.405 136.338 18 35
25 36 Matt Tifft # 26.465 136.029 3 34
26 43 Bubba Wallace 26.489 135.905 10 30
27 32 Corey LaJoie 26.538 135.655 3 23
28 38 David Ragan 26.606 135.308 4 43
29 34 Michael McDowell 26.625 135.211 3 29
30 13 Ty Dillon 26.667 134.998 4 37
31 47 Ryan Preece # 26.68 134.933 2 29
32 0 Landon Cassill 26.807 134.293 5 26
33 15 Ross Chastain(i) 26.828 134.188 11 31
34 52 Bayley Currey(i) 27.656 130.171 10 24
35 51 Cody Ware # 27.686 130.03 4 24
36 77 Quin Houff 27.766 129.655 17 21