Ben Kennedy roars to top of speed chart late in final Xfinity practice at Iowa

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Ben Kennedy was fastest in Friday’s final Xfinity Series practice at Iowa Speedway.

Kennedy covered the 7/8-mile track with a field-best speed of 129.929 mph late in the session. Ryan Preese continued to have a strong weekend with a second-best speed of 128.977 mph.

Sam Hornish Jr., who was fastest in the first practice, was third in the second practice (128.877 mph), followed by Kyle Benjamin (128.845) and Blake Koch (128.566).

Only one incident took place during the session. With about 17 minutes left, the No. 78 of Tommy Joe Martins spun in Turn 4. He did not hit anything and took his car onto pit road.

Fourty trucks took to the track. Qualifying for and the actual U.S. Cellular 250 race will both be held Saturday.

Click here for the speed chart for final practice.

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