Leilani Munter (No. 55 What The Health Toyota) led the way on the first day of testing for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon. Munter turned a fast lap at 184.064 miles per hour while leading a pack of cars around the 2.5-mile tri-oval as she prepares to make her seventh ARCA Racing Series start at Daytona.
Munter's teammate Christian Eckes (No. 15 Venturini Motorsports Toyota) was second fastest in the draft at 184.023 miles per hour. The two other Venturini teammates, Harrison Burton (No. 20 JP Racing Toyota) and Michael Self (No. 25 Sinclair Lubricants Toyota) were third and fourth respectively. Todd Gilliland (No. 4 DGR-Crosley Racing Toyota) rounded out the top five.
Riley Herbst (No. 18H Monster Energy/ORCA Coolers Toyota) was sixth, Derrick Lancaster (No. 29 On Point Motorsports Toyota) was seventh, Bret Holmes (No. 23 Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet) was eighth, Gus Dean (No. 32 Win-Tron Racing Toyota) was ninth, and Parker Kligerman (No. 22K Chad Bryant Racing Ford) rounded out the top ten.
Most of the teams worked on single car runs throughout the morning and afternoon sessions, but the Venturini team dedicated considerable time to working in the draft. The Empire Racing teammates, Sean Corr (No. 43 Chevrolet) and Thad Moffitt (No. 46 Performance Plus Oil Chevrolet) also spent time drafting with each other in the morning session.
Codie Rohrbaugh (No. 7 Grant County Mulch Chevrolet) led the morning session with a single-car speed of 178.119 miles per hour. Gilliland was second, with Ty Gibbs (No. 18G Monster Energy/ORCA Coolers Toyota) third at 177.786 miles per hour. Teammate Riley Herbst was fourth and Burton was fifth.
There only incidents of the day involved Lanacaster (oil leak) and Dave Mader III (No. 63 Chevrolet), who scuffed the outside wall and scraped the decals off the side of his car.
A total of 31 cars were registered and on site, and 38 drivers made at least one lap.
Testing for the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire will continue tomorrow with the morning session running from 9 am through noon ET, and the afternoon session from 1 pm through 5 pm ET. ARCA for Me members can access live timing & scoring, live chat, and live track updates throughout the day. New members can join at arcaracing.com/login.
Daytona Int'l Speedway Test - Friday PM- 1/11/19

CAR #

DRIVER

MFG

TIME

SPEED

1

55

Leilani Munter/Rochester MN Toyota

48.896

184.064

2

15

Christian Eckes/Middletown NY Toyota

48.907

184.023

3

20

Harrison Burton/ Huntersville NC Toyota

48.909

184.015

4

25

Michael Self/Salt Lake City UT Toyota

48.916

183.989

5

4

Todd Gilliland/Mooresville NC Toyota

49.023

183.587

6

18H

Riley Herbst/Las Vegas NV Toyota

49.420

182.113

7

29

Derrick Lancaster/Christiansburg VA Toyota

49.431

182.072

8

23

Bret Holmes/Munford AL Chevy

49.432

182.068

9

32

Gus Dean/Bluffton SC Chevy

49.453

181.991

10

22K

Parker Kligerman/Westport CT Ford

49.519

181.748

11

46

Thad Moffitt/Trinity NC Chevy

49.541

181.668

12

28

Brandon McReynolds/Mooresville NC Chevy

49.546

181.649

13

7R

Codie Rohrbaugh/Petersburgh WV Chevy

49.559

181.602

14

43

Sean Corr/Goshen NY Chevy

49.570

181.561

15

09N

Bryan Narducci/Colchester CT Chevy

49.764

180.854

16

77P

Stefan Parsons/Cornelius NC Ford

50.088

179.684

17

63

Dave Mader III/Maylene AL Chevy

50.101

179.637

18

27

Travis Braden/Wheeling WV Ford

50.118

179.576

19

22H

Corey Heim/ Marietta GA Ford

50.127

179.544

20

36H

Connor Hall/Hampton VA Toyota

50.134

179.519

21

02

Andy Seuss/Hampstead NH Chevy

50.203

179.272

22

36W

Paul Williamson/Kenansville NC Toyota

50.215

179.229

23

77G

Joe Graf Jr./Mahwah NJ Ford

50.373

178.667

24

3

Willie Mullins/Fredericksburg VA Ford

50.391

178.603

25

18G

Ty Gibbs/Charlotte NC Toyota

50.540

178.077

26

36V

Kody Vanderwal/LaSalle CO Toyota

50.623

177.785

27

10H

Chuck Heirs/Jacksonville FL Toyota

50.751

177.336

28

54

Natalie Decker/Eagle River WI Toyota

50.977

176.550

29

36M

Travis Milburn/Eagle ID Toyota

50.993

176.495

30

10L

Tyler Lester/Dallas NC Toyota

50.998

176.478

31

09M

CJ McLaughlin/Framingham MA Chevy

51.453

174.917

32

69S

Scott Melton/Rockford MI Ford

51.736

173.960

33

10P

Ed Pompa/Ballston Spa NY Toyota

51.912

173.370

34

11W

D.L. Wilson/Waco TX Chevy

51.922

173.337

35

11M

Billy Mohn/Lakeville MN Chevy

52.395

171.772

 

 

Daytona Int'l Speedway Test - Friday AM - 1/11/19

CAR #

DRIVER

MFG

TIME

SPEED

1

7R

Codie Rohrbaugh/Petersburgh WV Chevy

50.528

178.119

2

4

Todd Gilliland/Mooresville NC Toyota

50.593

177.890

3

18G

Ty Gibbs/Charlotte NC Toyota

50.597

177.876

4

18H

Riley Herbst/Las Vegas NV Toyota

50.672

177.613

5

20

Harrison Burton/ Huntersville NC Toyota

50.694

177.536

6

32

Gus Dean/Bluffton SC Chevy

50.702

177.508

7

15

Christian Eckes/Middletown NY Toyota

50.760

177.305

8

3

Willie Mullins/Fredericksburg VA Ford

50.830

177.061

9

29

Derrick Lancaster/Christiansburg VA Toyota

50.917

176.758

10

25

Michael Self/Salt Lake City UT Toyota

50.970

176.574

11

43

Sean Corr/Goshen NY Chevy

50.985

176.523

12

46

Thad Moffitt/Trinity NC Chevy

50.994

176.491

13

36H

Connor Hall/Hampton VA Toyota

51.069

176.232

14

55

Leilani Munter/Rochester MN Toyota

51.074

176.215

15

23

Bret Holmes/Munford AL Chevy

51.086

176.174

16

22H

Corey Heim/ Marietta GA Ford

51.108

176.098

17

63

Dave Mader III/Maylene AL Chevy

51.123

176.046

18

36B

Bayley Currey/Driftwood TX Toyota

51.307

175.415

19

22K

Parker Kligerman/Westport CT Ford

51.395

175.114

20

54

Natalie Decker/Eagle River WI Toyota

51.531

174.652

21

28

Brandon McReynolds/Mooresville NC Chevy

51.617

174.361

22

69M

Scott Melton/Rockford MI Ford

51.810

173.712

23

02

Andy Seuss/Hampstead NH Chevy

51.810

173.712

24

27

Travis Braden/Wheeling WV Ford

51.898

173.417

25

77G

Joe Graf Jr./Mahwah NJ Ford

51.998

173.084

26

09M

CJ McLaughlin/Framingham MA Chevy

52.048

172.917

27

10H

Chuck Heirs/Jacksonville FL Toyota

52.168

172.520

28

11M

Billy Mohn/Lakeville MN Chevy

52.288

172.124

29

09N

Bryan Narducci/Colchester CT Chevy

52.398

171.762

30

36W

Paul Williamson/Kenansville NC Toyota

52.540

171.298

31

10W

Jason White/Sunpeaks BC Canada Toyota

52.734

170.668

32

10P

Ed Pompa/Ballston Spa NY Toyota

52.785

170.503

 

Story by: Charles Krall, ARCA PR

Photo Credit: ARCA

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