Venturini Sqaud Leads ARCA Practice


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards practice was cut short today at Daytona Int’l Speedway because of rain, but not before John Wes Townley, in the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota, positioned himself atop the leader board.

Townley, in a Venturini Motorsports entry, circled the 2.5-mile superspeedway in 49.288 seconds, an average speed of 182.600 mph.

Venturini Motorsports grabbed the top four positions overall.

Milka Duno, in the No. 35 Cantv-Milka Way Toyota, was second fastest overall at 181.848 mph with VMS teammates Justin Boston and Darrell Wallace trailing in third and fourth, respectively.

Grant Enfinger was fifth in his No. 09 Ford to complete the top five. Defending race winner and nine-time Daytona ARCA winner Bobby Gerhart was sixth, followed by Mason Mingus, Mark Thompson, Will Kimmel and Caleb Armstrong.