BKR owns sole Truck practice at 'Dega
October 18, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- A driver raised on short tracks was fastest in Friday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice on the sport's largest facility.
Ross Chastain turned a lap of 190.791 mph to pace the circuit's lone practice this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. The Alva, Fla., native turned 24 laps in his Brad Keselowski Racing truck over the course of the two-hour session, and edged teammate Ryan Blaney on the speed chart.
Series leader Matt Crafton, who holds a 41-point edge over defending champion Buescher with five races remaining in the season, was 13th on the board.
Sprint Cup Series star Kyle Busch placed 12th in his No. 51 truck, and turned the most number of laps in the session at 39. Busch has won four times in eight previous Truck Series starts this season, including triumphs in his past two outings at Bristol and Chicagoland.
The Truck Series was slated to qualify at Talladega late Friday afternoon. The fred's 250 is scheduled for Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.