Happy Hour Practice at TicketGuardian 500

ISM Raceway

Saturday, March 9 2:05 pm ET

50 minutes in length

Weather

Air Temp – 64 degrees I Track Temp – 94 degrees I Slight breeze at 5 mph NE

Penalized Drivers

The following drivers are serving 15-minute penalties at the end of practice for inspection violations:

Brad Keselowski

Paul Menard

William Byron

Corey LaJoie

Michael McDowell

David Ragan

Cody Ware

Bayley Currey

Top-20 Speeds (single lap)

Best Lap Averages

Items of Note:

  • The practice time is at about race time and race temp
  • Kevin Harvick is happy with the car but would like a touch more speed in this session
  • Austin Dillon is starting the session on scuffed tires and trying to find a bit more balance over the long run
  • It started off as a very racy practice as the drivers try to see how the cars work in traffic this week
  • With 21 minutes elapsed in the session there was a caution on the track for fluid on...