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Daniel Hemric Tops Opening 2015 Careers for Veterans 200 Practice in Michigan

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Looking for his first-career win, Daniel Hemric led the field on a hot Friday practice session in Michigan.

Hemric laid down a 38.917-second lap to top opening NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice for tomorrow’s Careers For Veterans 200 Presented by Cooper Standard and Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation.

Cameron Hayley ended the session with a 39.091-second lap to take second. Erik Jones (19.113) ended the session in third, with Alex Bowman (39.126) and Kyle Busch (39.161) rounding out the top five. Bowman, 22, will make his NCWTS debut on Saturday, driving the No. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet for JR Motorsports.

Johnny Sauter, Austin Dillon, Cody Coughlin, John Hunter Nemechek and Ryan Blaney rounded out the top 10.

The Truck Series will return to action at Michigan International Speedway at 3 p.m. ET for final practice.


114Daniel HemricCalifornia Clean Power185.00938.917Leader
213Cameron HayleyCarolina Nut/Cabinets by Hayley184.18639.0910.174
34Erik JonesToyota184.08239.1130.196
40Alex BowmanHaas Automation184.02139.1260.209
551Kyle BuschDollar General183.85639.1610.244
698Johnny SauterNextant/Curb Records183.78639.1760.259
733Austin DillonRheem/Young Supply Company183.70639.1930.276
854Cody CoughlinJEGS183.68339.1980.281
98John Hunter NemechekTBD183.53839.2290.312
1029Ryan BlaneyCooper Standard Careers for Vets183.43539.2510.334
1119Tyler ReddickDrawTite183.38839.2610.344
1217Timothy PetersRed Horse Racing183.14139.3140.397
1388Matt CraftonIdeal DoorMenards182.77839.3920.475
1411Ben KennedyLocal Motors182.69939.4090.492
155John Wes TownleyZaxby's182.53339.4450.528
1630Chad FinleyAuto Value182.31539.4920.575
1723Spencer GallagherAllegiant Travel181.56139.6560.739
182Tyler YoungRandco Industries/Young's Building Systems181.139.7570.84
1963Garrett SmithleySegpay/Mittler Bros. Machine & Tool179.50640.111.193
2015Mason MingusCall 811 Before You Dig179.36340.1421.225
217Ray Black JrScubaLife.com177.45840.5731.656
221Travis KvapilBurnie Grill176.94840.691.773
2345B J McLeodTilted Kilt174.92341.1612.244
2474Jordan AndersonTri-Analytics/Impact Race Products174.61741.2332.316
2536Justin JenningsMittler Bros Machine & Tool / Ski Soda169.85542.3893.472
260Caleb RoarkDriven2Honor.org169.12942.5713.654
2740Todd PeckArthritis Foundation/OSS Health164.60243.7424.825
288Korbin ForristerTrump for President163.78243.9615.044
2910Jennifer Jo CobbDriven2Honor.org146.45849.16110.244

About the author

A graduate of Ball State, Aaron rejoins Frontstretch for his second season in 2016 following a successful year that included covering seven races and starting the popular "Two-Headed Monster" column in 2015. Now in his third year of covering motorsports, Aaron serves as an Assistant Editor for Frontstretch while also contributing to other popular sites including Speed51 and The Apex. He encourages you to come say hi when you see him at the track.

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