Austin Dillon blazes past rest of pack in first of 2 Xfinity practices

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Austin Dillon blazed past the rest of the pack to pace the first of two Xfinity Series practices Friday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Dillon ran a very stout best lap of 180.977 mph, more than 1 mph faster than Dale Earnhardt Jr. (179.414 mph) and more than 2 mph faster than third-fastest Regan Smith (178.453 mph).

A second practice session will be from 6 to 7:25 pm ET this evening.

Here’s the speed chart from the first practice session:

1. Austin Dillon … 180.977 mph … 11 laps
2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 179.414 … 12 laps
3. Regan Smith … 178.453 … 9 laps
4. Ryan Blaney … 178.165 … 13 laps
5. Denny Hamlin … 177.954 … 11 laps

6. Ty Dillon … 177.743 … 10 laps
7. Aric Almirola … 177.591 … 11 laps
8. Brendan Gaughan … 177.567 … 11 laps
9. Matt Kenseth … 177.363 … 14 laps
10. Erik Jones … 177.177 … 19 laps

11. Blake Koch … 176.910 … 6 laps
12. Elliott Sadler … 176.788 … 6 laps
13. Chris Buescher … 176.788 … 15 laps
14. Chase Elliott … 176.384 … 15 laps
15. Mike Bliss … 175.873 … 7 laps

16. Ross Chastain … 175.827 … 2 laps
17. Ryan Sieg … 175.776 … 7 laps
18. Ryan Reed … 175.667 … 14 laps
19. Darrell Wallace Jr. … 175.490 … 12 laps
20. John Wes Townley … 174.746 … 11 laps

21. Brennan Poole … 174.025 … 35 laps
22. JJ Yeley … 173.790 … 6 laps
23. Dakoda Armstrong … 173.466 … 8 laps
24. Jeremy Clements … 173.321 … 5 laps
25. Cale Conley … 172.607 … 24 laps

26. Landon Cassill … 172.590 … 9 laps
27. David Starr … 171.881 … 10 laps
28. Eric McClure … 171.679 … 9 laps
29. Derek White … 169.630 … 25 laps
30. Harrison Rhodes … 168.824 … 5 laps

31. Joey Gase … 168.062 … 10 laps
32. Jamie Dick … 167.177 … 5 laps
33. Mario Gosselin … 162.318 … 7 laps
34. Carl Long … 0.000 … 0 laps
35. Brian Scott … 0.000 … 0 laps

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