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May 02, 2013
Thursday
2013 NNS Aaron’s 312 First Practice Session Speeds
Timing & Scoring

No 6 Cargill Ford Mustang (Trevor Bayne) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
No 6 Cargill Ford Mustang (Trevor Bayne) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne, with a lap speed of 190.472 mph, was the quickest at the end of the first NNS Aaron’s 312 practice session at Talladega Superspeedway.

Second quickest with a lap speed of 190.465 mph, was Kasey Kahne followed by series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders, Nelson Piquet, Jr. and Kyle Larson (with the identical lap speed of 190.170 mph) who were third and fourth quickest respectively, and Sam Hornish, Jr. (189.459) was fifth quickest.

Rounding out the top-ten quickest at the end of the session were Joey Logano (189.451 mph) who was sixth quickest, while Reed Sorenson and Travis Pastrana (with the identical lap speed of 189.436 mph) were seventh and eighth quickest respectively, Parker Kligerman (189.040) ninth and Brian Scott (189.036) posting the tenth quickest lap speed.

Weather permitting, the teams “Happy Hour” (final) practice session is set to run from 5:00 pm – 5:50 pm (ET) this early evening, and then return Friday afternoon at 12:05 pm (ET) for qualifying to determine the starting lineup for Saturday’s race.

The Aaron’s 312 is scheduled to get underway around 3:20 pm (ET) on Saturday, and ESPN will provide live flag-to-flag television coverage of the event.

2013 NNS Aarons 312 First Practice Session Speeds

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed Lap # # Laps -Fastest -Next
1 6 Trevor Bayne Cargill/Blackwell Angus Ford 50.275 190.472 14 17 ---.--- ---.---
2 5 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevrolet 50.277 190.465 13 16 -0.002 -0.002
3 30 Nelson Piquet Jr. # Worx Chevrolet 50.355 190.17 8 12 -0.08 -0.078
4 32 Kyle Larson # Cessna Chevrolet 50.355 190.17 7 10 -0.08 0
5 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Wurth Ford 50.544 189.459 4 21 -0.269 -0.189
6 22 Joey Logano(i) Discount Tire Ford 50.546 189.451 4 18 -0.271 -0.002
7 43 Reed Sorenson Pilot Travel Centers Ford 50.55 189.436 18 18 -0.275 -0.004
8 60 Travis Pastrana Roush Fenway Racing Ford 50.55 189.436 12 12 -0.275 0
9 77 Parker Kligerman Camp Horsin' Around/Bandit Chippers Toyota 50.656 189.04 13 19 -0.381 -0.106
10 2 Brian Scott Armour Chevrolet 50.657 189.036 6 11 -0.382 -0.001
11 7 Regan Smith TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet 50.708 188.846 9 14 -0.433 -0.051
12 3 Austin Dillon AdvoCare Chevrolet 50.912 188.089 8 16 -0.637 -0.204
13 33 Ty Dillon(i) Wesco Chevrolet 50.914 188.082 8 16 -0.639 -0.002
14 11 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Toyota 50.992 187.794 3 10 -0.717 -0.078
15 20 Brian Vickers Dollar General Toyota 50.992 187.794 3 10 -0.717 0
16 *34 Danica Patrick(i) AccuDoc Solutions/GoDaddy Chevrolet 51.142 187.243 3 6 -0.867 -0.15
17 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet 51.143 187.24 3 20 -0.868 -0.001
18 54 Joey Coulter(i) Monster Energy Toyota 51.467 186.061 9 17 -1.192 -0.324
19 *1 Kurt Busch(i) Phoenix Construction Chevrolet 54.366 176.139 11 11 -4.091 -2.899
20 99 Alex Bowman # SchoolTipline.com Toyota 54.405 176.013 8 12 -4.13 -0.039
21 19 Mike Bliss TriStarMotorsports/GadsdenInn&Suites Toyota 54.828 174.655 3 3 -4.553 -0.423
22 *25 John Wes Townley(i) Zaxby's Toyota 54.845 174.601 11 11 -4.57 -0.017
23 14 Eric McClure Hefty/Reynolds/Gadsden Inn & Suites Toyota 55.005 174.093 4 8 -4.73 -0.16
24 *10 Jeff Green TriStarMotorsports/GadsdenInn&Suites Toyota 55.048 173.957 6 7 -4.773 -0.043
25 24 Jason White JW Demolition Toyota 55.337 173.049 5 8 -5.062 -0.289
26 74 Mike Harmon Stone Bridge Construction Dodge 55.339 173.043 3 4 -5.064 -0.002
27 79 Jeffrey Earnhardt # Fast Wax Ford 55.413 172.811 5 5 -5.138 -0.074
28 *85 Bobby Gerhart Lucas Oil Chevrolet 55.433 172.749 8 8 -5.158 -0.02
29 *55 Jamie Dick Viva Auto Group Chevrolet 55.593 172.252 9 9 -5.318 -0.16
30 70 Johanna Long Foretravel Chevrolet 55.631 172.134 3 3 -5.356 -0.038
31 *52 Donnie Neuenberger Eagle Chevrolet 55.822 171.545 6 6 -5.547 -0.191
32 *89 Morgan Shepherd Victory In Jesus Dodge 55.869 171.401 3 3 -5.594 -0.047
33 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Stalk it Chevrolet 55.91 171.275 3 3 -5.635 -0.041
34 87 Joe Nemechek MaddiesPlaceRocks.com Toyota 55.917 171.254 3 3 -5.642 -0.007
35 *00 Blake Koch SR2 Motorsports Toyota 55.978 171.067 3 3 -5.703 -0.061
36 *92 Tim Andrews Maddie's Place Ford 56.134 170.592 3 3 -5.859 -0.156
37 40 Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 56.134 170.592 6 7 -5.859 0
38 51 Jeremy Clements AllSouthElectric.com Chevrolet 56.137 170.583 8 8 -5.862 -0.003
39 1 Mike Wallace JD Motorsports Chevrolet 56.541 169.364 3 3 -6.266 -0.404
40 *15 Stanton Barrett JewelGirls.org Ford 56.581 169.244 3 3 -6.306 -0.04
41 44 Hal Martin # AmericanCustomYachts/GadsdenInn 62.136 154.114 1 1 -11.861 -5.555

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series
# Denotes Rookie
* Required to Qualify on Time

Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics




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