Jones leads early Saturday Bristol practice

Erik Jones
Erik Jones

Erik Jones led the Saturday morning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Bristol with a lap of 129.903 mph (14.771 seconds).

Fellow Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin was second fastest at 129.850 mph.

Daniel Suarez wound up third with a lap of 129.482 mph with Joey Logano fourth at 129.195 mph. Seven-time Bristol winner Kyle Busch completed the top five with a lap of 129.186 mph.

Results

Pos Car Driver Team Time Speed Behind Gap
1 20 Erik Jones CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota 14.771 129.903 —.— —.—
2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 14.777 129.850 -0.006 -0.006
3 41 Daniel Suarez Haas Automation Ford 14.819 129.482 -0.048 -0.042
4 22 Joey Logano Autotrader Ford 14.852 129.195 -0.081 -0.033
5 18 Kyle Busch Skittles Toyota 14.853 129.186 -0.082 -0.001
6 48 Jimmie Johnson Ally Chevrolet 14.864 129.090 -0.093 -0.011
7 14 Clint Bowyer Haas Automation Ford 14.870 129.038 -0.099 -0.006
8 19 Martin Truex Jr. Auto Owners Insurance Toyota 14.870 129.038 -0.099 -0.000
9 4 Kevin Harvick Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford 14.874 129.004 -0.103 -0.004
10 12 Ryan Blaney PPG Ford 14.877 128.978 -0.106 -0.003
11 13 Ty Dillon GEICO Chevrolet 14.883 128.926 -0.112 -0.006
12 1 Kurt Busch Monster Energy Chevrolet 14.908 128.709 -0.137 -0.025
13 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 14.915 128.649 -0.144 -0.007
14 95 Matt DiBenedetto LFR Pro League Toyota 14.921 128.597 -0.150 -0.006
15 10 Aric Almirola SHAZAM /Smithfield Ford 14.926 128.554 -0.155 -0.005
16 24 William Byron Axalta Chevrolet 14.942 128.417 -0.171 -0.016
17 3 Austin Dillon Symbicort Chevrolet 14.951 128.339 -0.180 -0.009
18 2 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Ford 14.954 128.313 -0.183 -0.003
19 6 Ryan Newman Wyndham Rewards Ford 14.957 128.288 -0.186 -0.003
20 42 Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Chevrolet 14.964 128.228 -0.193 -0.007
21 21 Paul Menard Menards/Sylvania Ford 14.984 128.057 -0.213 -0.020
22 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. SunnyD Ford 15.017 127.775 -0.246 -0.033
23 37 Chris Buescher Bush's Beans Chevrolet 15.051 127.487 -0.280 -0.034
24 43 Bubba Wallace Blue-Emu Chevrolet 15.062 127.393 -0.291 -0.011
25 47 Ryan Preece # Kroger Chevrolet 15.097 127.098 -0.326 -0.035
26 34 Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops Ford 15.105 127.031 -0.334 -0.008
27 32 Corey LaJoie DUDE Wipes Ford 15.108 127.006 -0.337 -0.003
28 8 Daniel Hemric # Caterpillar/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 15.111 126.980 -0.340 -0.003
29 38 David Ragan MDS Transport Ford 15.120 126.905 -0.349 -0.009
30 15 Ross Chastain(i) Rim Riderz Chevrolet 15.121 126.896 -0.350 -0.001
31 36 Matt Tifft # Surface Sunscreen/Tunity Ford 15.160 126.570 -0.389 -0.039
32 00 Landon Cassill StarCom Fiber Chevrolet 15.248 125.839 -0.477 -0.088
33 51 Gray Gaulding(i) Jacob Companies Ford 15.257 125.765 -0.486 -0.009
34 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet 15.631 122.756 -0.860 -0.374
35 77 Quin Houff FALCI Adaptve Motorsports Chevrolet 15.709 122.147 -0.938 -0.078

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