Kligerman paces Richmond Nationwide practice
September 06, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com
Related: Full practice results
RICHMOND, Va. -- Parker Kligerman set the early pace in NASCAR Nationwide Series practice at Richmond International Raceway with a fast lap of 124.792 mph in his Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.
The NNS series kicked off this weekend’s activities with a two-and-a-half hour opening practice under sunny skies at the 0.75-mile facility. Friday night's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 is scheduled to begin at 7:30 ET (ESPN).
Kenny Wallace (RAB Racing) was second fastest in the session at 124.115 mph. Forty-five drivers will be vying for 40 spots later today when qualifying gets underway.
Rounding out the top five were Sprint Cup Series regular Matt Kenseth (JGR), Kyle Larson (Turner Scott Motorsports) and Trevor Bayne (Roush Fenway Racing).
Sixth through 10th were Austin Dillon, Justin Allgaier, Brian Scott and Sam Hornish Jr. Hornish (Penske Racing) and Dillon (Richard Childress Racing) are 1-2 in the points standings, with the Penske driver entering tonight’s race with a 10-point advantage.
Elliott Sadler (JGR), third in points, was 18th.