Rusty Wallace Racing's Brendan Gaughan fastest in final Nationwide practice
By SceneDaily Staff
Rusty Wallace Racing's Brendan Gaughan led the final NASCAR Nationwide Series practice at Daytona International Speedway Thursday.
Gaughan paced the field with a lap of 184.132 mph. Jay Robinson Racing's Kenny Wallace followed with a lap of 184.004 mph. Penske Racing's Justin Allgaier, CJM Racing's Scott Lagasse Jr. and Germain Racing's Michael Annett rounded out the top five.
JR Motorsports' Dale Earnhardt Jr., Baker Curb Racing's Jason Keller, R3 Motorsports' Robert Richardson Jr., Rensi-Hamilton Racing's Eric McClure and Roush Fenway Racing's Greg Biffle rounded out the top 10.
The lone incident in the session came when Braun Racing's Jason Leffler spun and crunched the back end of his car into the wall.
The Nationwide drivers return to the track for qualifying at 3:10 p.m. EST Friday and will race Saturday at 1:15 p.m.