Blake Koch, Austin Dillon lead XFINITY practices at Bristol

RELATED: Practice 2 results



Blake Koch topped the leaderboard in Friday’s second NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway, clocking in at 123.666 mph in his No. 11 Kaulig Racing Chevrolet.


Right behind him was Kyle Busch in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota after posting a fastest lap of 123.364 mph.


Rounding out the top five were Austin Dillon in the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet (123.356 mph), Jeb Burton in the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford (123.166 mph) and Erik Jones in the No. 20 JGR Toyota (122.905 mph).


Series points leader Daniel Suarez was eighth-fastest with a speed of 122.131 mph in the No. 19 JGR Toyota while the defending race winner Joey Logano was 10th on the leaderboard in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford (122.092 mph). 


With approximately five minutes remaining in the 55-minute session, Darrell Wallace Jr. made some contact with the wall, causing slight damage to the right-rear fender of his No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford (18th-fastest, 121.366 mph).



Saturday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying is set for a 9:30 a.m. ET green flag (FS1).


PRACTICE 1 RECAP

RELATED: Practice 1 results


Austin Dillon
topped the leaderboard in Friday’s opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway, turning a fast lap of 123.237 mph in his No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet.

Kyle Larson clocked in second, wheeling his No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet at 123.095 mph around the short track.

Richard Childress Racing teammates Brandon Jones in the No. 33 Chevrolet (123.016 mph) and Brendan Gaughan in the No. 62 Chevrolet (122.866 mph) came up third and fourth, respectively, while Texas winner Kyle Busch completed the top five with a fast lap of 122.819 mph in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.

Defending race winner Joey Logano was eighth-fastest in the field (122.357 mph), driving the No. 22 Ford for Team Penske.

Series points leader Daniel Suarez was 11th-fastest with a speed of 121.906 mph in the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.