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Quiroga, Sauter top practices at Texas

June 05, 2014, Staff report,

Two-time Texas winner Sauter posts fastest speed in first session

Final practice (Results)

Three-time Mexico Series champ German Quiroga led the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday, posting a high speed of 176.476 mph.

Quiroga set that speed on his second of 29 laps.

Ryan Blaney, who was fifth-fastest in the opening practice, earned the second-quickest position in the final session on his second lap with a speed of 175.798 mph. 

Matt Crafton (175.747 mph), Johnny Sauter (175.490 mph) and Darrell Wallace Jr. (174.616 mph) rounded out the top five. 

No one touched Sauter's top speed in the first practice of 177.247 mph.

In addition to Sauter and Blaney, Crafton and Wallace Jr. also finished in the top five of both Thursday practice sessions.

Joe Nemechek, John Wes Townley, Brennan Newberry, Ron Hornaday Jr. and Ben Kennedy completed the top 10 of Thursday's final 90-minute session.

The WinStar World Casino and Resort 400 will take place Friday at 9 p.m. ET with coverage on FOX Sports 1.

Practice 1 (Results)

Johnny Sauter topped the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' first practice for the WinStar World Casino and Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday.

Sauter, a two-time winner at the Texas track, posted a high speed of 177.247 mph on his second of six laps.

Second fastest was Darrell Wallace Jr. with a speed of 176.980 mph.

Matt Crafton (176.939 mph), defending race winner Jeb Burton (176.875 mph) and Ryan Blaney (176.759 mph) rounded out the top five. 

Truck Series points leader Timothy Peters posted the sixth-fastest lap of 176.655 mph.