Austin Dillon, Denny Hamlin fastest in final Xfinity practice at Bristol

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Austin Dillon paced the field in a mishap-filled Xfinity Series practice session Friday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Qualifying for Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 takes place Saturday at 9:45 am ET, followed by the race a bit later at 1:30 pm ET.

Dillon led the field in the final practice session with a speed of 124.412 mph, followed by Denny Hamlin (124.259) and Daniel Suarez (123.754).

There were several mishaps in the session:

* Chase Elliott spun and backed his car into the outside wall, suffering damage to the rear end and spoiler of his Chevrolet.

* Brennan Poole spun and hit the inside wall, suffering minor front end damage.

* Points leader Ty Dillon spun into the outside wall.

* Kevin Harvick also hit the outside wall, but the damage was repairable, Harvick told Fox Sports 1.

Here’s how the practice session played out:

1 Austin Dillon … 124.412 mph … 98 laps

2 Denny Hamlin … 124.259 … 81 laps

3 Daniel Suarez … 123.754 … 91 laps

4 Chris Buescher … 123.491 … 74 laps

5 Brian Scott … 122.953 … 78 laps

6 Erik Jones … 122.866 … 105 laps

7 Ty Dillon … 122.607 … 79 laps

8 Brendan Gaughan … 122.529 … 39 laps

9 Chase Elliott … 122.490 … 75 laps

10 Joey Logano … 122.279 … 103 laps

11 Darrell Wallace Jr. … 122.217 … 90 laps

12 Elliott Sadler … 122.115 … 106 laps

13 Kevin Harvick … 122.092 … 94 laps

14 John Wes Townley … 122.092 … 72 laps

15 Regan Smith … 121.597 … 63 laps

16 JJ Yeley … 121.282 … 57 laps

17 David Starr … 121.267 … 51 laps

18 Landon Cassill … 121.198 … 57 laps

19 Cale Conley … 121.037 … 47 laps

20 Jeffrey Earnhardt … 120.801 … 50 laps

21 Ryan Reed … 120.664 … 62 laps

22 Todd Bodine … 120.588 … 36 laps

23 Ross Chastain … 120.460 … 62 laps

24 Dakoda Armstrong … 120.392 … 97 laps

25 Brennan Poole … 120.339 … 98 laps

26 Jeremy Clements … 120.308 … 58 laps

27 Eric McClure … 120.188 … 58 laps

28 Peyton Sellers … 119.903 … 52 laps

29 Mike Bliss … 119.888 … 55 laps

30 Harrison Rhodes … 119.633 … 49 laps

31 Blake Koch … 119.084 … 48 laps

32 Ryan Sieg … 118.951 … 60 laps

33 Jeff Green … 118.131 … 12 laps

34 Joey Gase … 117.928 … 19 laps

35 Morgan Shepherd … 116.779 … 28 laps

36 C. Long/D. White … 116.602 … 34 laps

37 Timmy Hill … 114.637 … 9 laps

38 Carlos Contreras … 114.480 … 39 laps

39 Mike Harmon … 112.520 … 22 laps

 

Best Consecutive 10 Lap Average

1 Kevin Harvick … 121.468 mph

2 Denny Hamlin … 121.453

3 Chris Buescher … 121.366

4 Brian Scott … 121.299

5 Erik Jones … 121.148

6 Joey Logano … 121.141

7 Austin Dillon … 121.131

8 Regan Smith … 121.042

9 Elliott Sadler … 120.921

10 Chase Elliott … 120.828

11 Ty Dillon … 120.790

12 Landon Cassill … 120.388

13 Brendan Gaughan … 120.360

14 Daniel Suarez … 120.353

15 Darrell Wallace Jr. … 119.650

16 Brennan Poole … 119.543

17 Jeremy Clements … 119.429

18 JJ Yeley … 118.804

19 David Starr … 118.547

20 Dakoda Armstrong … 118.383

21 Blake Koch … 117.612

22 John Wes Townley … 117.267

23 Eric McClure … 117.260

24 Peyton Sellers … 115.796

25 Cale Conley … 113.198

26 C. Long/D. White … 108.199

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