Dillon, Bayne lead practiceS at Talladega

Staff report

Related: Practice results

TALLADEGA, Ala. -- With a push from Trevor Bayne, Ty Dillon went to the top of the speed chart with a lap of 192.131 mph during Thursday's closing practice session for the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Talladega Superspeedway.
 
Dillon, a regular in the Camping World Truck Series, is making one of a handful Nationwide starts this weekend for Richard Childress Racing. He had finished 13th in the initial afternoon practice.

Bayne, who led the opening session, was clocked at 192.127 as the Roush Fenway Racing driver hooked up with Dillon in the draft on the 2.66-mile track.
 
Pastrana (Roush Fenway Racing) was third at 191.012, followed by Richard Petty Motorsports' Reed Sorenson at 191.012 and Regan Smith (JR Motorsports) at 189.872.
 
Kasey Kahne, series points leader Sam Hornish Jr., Joey Logano, Austin Dillon and Joey Coulter completed the top 10.
 
Qualifying for the Aaron's 312 is scheduled for Friday at 12:10 p.m. (ET). Saturday's race is slated to get underway at 3 p.m.

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