Tennessee Lottery 250: Gibbs Leads Practice
LEBANON, Tenn. - Ty Gibbs is one of two NASCAR Cup Series regulars entered in Saturday’s Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Nashville Superspeedway and on Friday he was fastest in practice among the 41 cars entered in the race.
Gibbs powered his No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to a fast lap of 155.520 mph (30.787 seconds) to lead the afternoon session. The other Cup regular entered in the event is AJ Allmendinger, who posted a 10th-place effort at the controls of his Kaulig Racing Chevy at 153 mph.
Cole Custer was second in his No. 00 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford with a speed of 154.816 mph (30.927 seconds) and Riley Herbst was third overall with a 154.686 mph run in his No. 98 Monster Energy Ford.
Qualifying for the Tennessee Lottery 250 will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. CT to set the field for the race, which will then take the green flag at 2:30 p.m. (USA Network and PRN Radio).
Series points leader John Hunter Nemechek was ninth-fastest in his Toyota, while second-place points earner Austin Hill was 15th and Justin Allgaier, who sits third in points entering this event, was sixth overall.
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NASCAR Race Schedule and Tickets
Nashville Superspeedway’s 2023 race schedule includes:
Sunday, June 25
Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race
6 p.m. CT, NBC, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Saturday, June 24
Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race
2:30 p.m. CT, USA, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Friday, June 23
Rackley Roofing 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race
7 p.m. CT, FS1, MRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Call 866.RACE.TIX to discuss your options with an account representative, or visit NashvilleSuperspeedway.com. Tickets for the races on Friday and Saturday are free for children ages 12 and younger (with a paying adult) and are only $10 on Sunday.
About Nashville Superspeedway
Nashville Superspeedway, Middle Tennessee’s racing jewel, is a year-round family-friendly destination in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The 1.33-mile D-shaped track with 14 degrees of banking has hosted two NASCAR Cup Series races, 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, 15 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events and eight Indy Racing League contests. The largest concrete-only track in NASCAR, Nashville Superspeedway is owned by Speedway Motorsports, LLC.