Drivers practice for NASCAR Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway


By Jamie Wilson - For The Daily Advocate



Bobby Pierce drives during Tuesday’s practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.


Jamie Wilson|For The Daily Advocate

ROSSBURG – Eldora Speedway kicked off its NASCAR Truck Series festivities on Tuesday.

Along with the trucks, Eldora had modified car hot laps, heat races for the dirt cars and a 100 lap race for the dirt cars.

In the dirt car heat one the 19F of Tim Fuller was the winner followed by the 44 of Stewart Friesen and then the 76 of Bobby Varin.

Heat two saw the 88M of Mike Mahaney, the 99L of Larry Wight and the 35 of Frank Cozze finish in the top three.

Heat three was the 98H of Jimmy Phelps, 27J of Danny Johnson and the 777 of Kevin Bolland finishing in the top three.

Heat four showed 18H of Peter Britten, 25R of Erick Rudolph and the 42P of Pat Ward in the top three spots.

The 18b of Dave Blaney, 95 of Matt Shepard and the 1 of Justin Haers were the top three in heat five.

Heat six had the 165 of Rex King Jr.,66X of Carey Terrance and the 7M of Michael Maresca in the top three.

In the B Feature 1, which was eight laps, the 91 of Billy Decker, the 6H of Max McLaughlin and the 5H of Chris Hile claimed the top three spots.

In the B Feature 2, also eight laps, the 84 of Gary Tomkins, the 32C of Vic Coffey and the 07 of Tim Kerr were the top three.

In the B Feature 3 it was the 6M of Mat Williamson, the 43H of Jimmy Horton and the 74 of JR Heffner in the top three.

In the A Feature, which was 100 laps, the 19F of Tim Fuller, the 18B of Dave Blaney and the 43H of Jimmy Horton took the top three positions.

In the first NASCAR Truck Series practice was Tyler Reddick then Kyle Larson down 20.979, Christopher Bell down 21.161, Rico Abreu down 21.229, Bobby Pierce down 21.239, Matt Crafton down 21.486, Daniel Hemric down 21.566, Jake Griffin down 21.569, Ben Kennedy down 21.576 and rounding out the top 10 was Stewart Friesen down 21.591. The fastest lap speed during this practice was 85.808 mph.

In the second practice it was Christopher Bell, Cameron Hayley down 0.127, Ricco Abreu down 0.183, Kyle Larson down 0.447, Ben Rhodes down 0.467, Bobby Pierce down 0.487, Tyler Reddick down 0.574, Matt Crafton down 0.636,Daniel Hemric down 0.741 and in 10th place was Ben Kennedy down 0.778 seconds. The fastest speed was 82.369 mph.

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Bobby Pierce drives during Tuesday’s practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway.
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