Xfinity Series practice report from Bristol
Cole Custer was fastest in the final Xfinity practice at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Custer led the session with top speed of 123.570 mph.
He was followed by Daniel Hemric (123.182), Brandon Jones (123.118), Ryan Preece (122.968) and Christopher Bell (122.725).
Custer, Hemric, Preece and Bell are this week’s Dash 4 Cash drivers.
John Hunter Nemechek recorded the most laps in the session with 82.
Custer had the best 10-lap average at 121.830 mph
There were multiple accidents in the session. Tony Mrakovich, making his Xfinity debut, crashed for the second time today. Bell and Ross Chastain sustained damage trying to avoid him. Neither will go to a backup car.
BJ McLeod brought out the red flag for hitting the wall. Tyler Reddick spun twice in the session.
“I was trying different things in the car to get more speed out of it, just kept finding the edge and crossing it and somehow not wrecking the car, which is a miracle,” Reddick told Fox Sports 1.
With about 10 minutes left, Ryan Reed made contact with the Turn 4 wall and spun.
“It’s ice once you get into the marbles,” Reed told FS1. Reed will not have to go to a backup car.
Brandon Jones led the first practice, posting a top speed of 123.833 mph.
Jones led Justin Allgaier (123.515), Preece (123.499), Bell (123.491) and Austin Cindric (123.348).
Custer was sixth fastest and Hemric eighth.
Bell had the best 10-lap average at 122.385 mph.
Shane Lee, who is making his Xfinity debut driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, recorded the most laps with 72.