Austin Dillon fastest again in second Xfinity practice at Texas

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When it came to Thursday’s pair of Xfinity Series practice sessions at Texas Motor Speedway, Austin Dillon made it 2-for-2.

After being fastest in the mid-afternoon session, Dillon doubled up by being the fastest in the early evening session.

Next up for Dillon is Friday’s qualifying session at 4:45 pm ET and then the race later that evening, the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, set to take the green flag at 8:30 pm ET.

Dillon covered the 1.5-mile high-speed track with a field best speed of 181.372 mph, followed by Regan Smith (179.994) and Darrell Wallace Jr. (179.934).

Here’s the speed chart in Thursday’s final Xfinity Series practice at Texas:

1 Austin Dillon … 181.372 mph … 37 laps
2 Regan Smith … 179.994 … 46 laps
3 Darrell Wallace Jr. … 179.934 … 47 laps
4 Brad Keselowski … 179.683 … 55 laps
5 Elliott Sadler … 179.420 … 38 laps
6 Erik Jones … 179.402 … 42 laps
7 Brendan Gaughan … 179.325 … 31 laps
8 Chase Elliott … 179.069 … 46 laps
9 Daniel Suarez … 178.986 … 51 laps
10 JJ Yeley … 178.459 … 30 laps
11 Ryan Sieg … 178.318 … 47 laps
12 Dale Earnhardt Jr. … 178.153 … 34 laps
13 Denny Hamlin … 178.136 … 37 laps
14 Chris Buescher … 177.626 … 35 laps
15 Sam Hornish Jr. … 177.375 … 37 laps
16 Blake Koch … 176.893 … 31 laps
17 Ty Dillon … 176.771 … 31 laps
18 Brian Scott … 176.448 … 27 laps
19 Jeremy Clements … 176.148 … 18 laps
20 Brennan Poole … 176.137 … 64 laps
21 Mike Bliss … 176.097 … 31 laps
22 Ryan Reed … 175.959 … 32 laps
23 Brandon Gdovic … 175.770 … 26 laps
24 Mario Gosselin … 175.393 … 21 laps
25 Eric McClure … 175.086 … 28 laps
26 Dakoda Armstrong … 175.041 … 48 laps
27 John Wes Townley … 175.029 … 16 laps
28 David Starr … 174.899 … 20 laps
29 Cale Conley … 173.891 … 12 laps
30 Landon Cassill … 173.650 … 35 laps
31 Ross Chastain … 173.566 … 35 laps
32 Harrison Rhodes … 170.800 … 27 laps
33 Timmy Hill … 170.600 … 21 laps
34 Stanton Barrett … 168.146 … 20 laps
35 Jeff Green … 167.811 … 5 laps
36 Derrike Cope … 167.567 … 16 laps
37 Peyton Sellers … 167.483 … 22 laps
38 Joey Gase … 166.492 … 11 laps
39 Derek White … 165.695 … 21 laps
40 Mike Harmon … 162.871 … 11 laps

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