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Erik Jones Paces Slinger Nationals Practice Day

The NASCAR Cup Series competitor set the fastest time of the day during the final round of Slinger Nationals practice on Monday.


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NASCAR Cup Series competitor Erik Jones set the fastest time of the day on Monday's practice day for the 44th Annual Slinger Nationals at Slinger Speedway.

Jones clocked in at 11.333 seconds during the final round of practice for the day, jumping to the top of the board. Jones is competing in his fourth Slinger Nationals, and finished second to Matt Kenseth in the historic Super Late Model event in 2016.

2021 Slinger Nationals winner Luke Fenhaus was second-fastest on the day at 11.344 seconds, while two-time Slinger Nationals champion Ty Majeski finished the day in third at 11.374 seconds, a time that was top of the timing sheet until the final round of practice. William Byron joined Jones in the top five, while Jeremy Lepak was fifth-fastest.

Chase Elliott, making his Slinger Nationals debut, was seventh-fastest on the day with a time of 11.392 seconds. Elliott is taking part in the Slinger Nationals for the first time, part of an expanded Super Late Model schedule for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion this year.

While some of the marquee names were quick on practice day, others will be searching for speed when they return to the track on Tuesday. Kenseth, an eight-time Slinger Nationals champion, was 28th in practice results. NASCAR Truck Series veteran Johnny Sauter was 29th.

Full practice results can be viewed below.

Fans unable to attend the 44th Annual Slinger Nationals can watch all of the action live on Tuesday, July 11 on Racing America. Tuesday's broadcast will begin at 4:30 p.m. CT/5:30 p.m. ET for the start of Super Late Model qualifying. For more information, click here.

Fans attending Tuesday's Slinger Nationals can find more information about the event and order tickets by clicking here. Spectator gates will open at 11:30 a.m. CT ahead of Super Late Model practice. The Uptown Motorcars Pro Late Models will also be in action alongside the Super Late Models competing in the Slinger Nationals.

-Photo credit: Will Bellamy/Racing America


14JErik Jones11.333
24FLuke Fenhaus11.344
391MTy Majeski11.374
424BWilliam Byron11.377
540LJeremy Lepak11.387
67DJohn DeAngelis11.390
79EChase Elliott11.392
814NAustin Nason11.392
92SWilliam Sawalich11.396
107TDerek Thorn11.400
1190DSteve Dorer11.412
1215SGabe Sommers11.413
1323VLevon Van Der Geest11.414
1489MBrad Mueller11.420
1511PAlex Prunty11.429
1648KBrad Keith11.455
1722RGio Ruggiero11.458
1844JConner Jones11.481
1925SJeff Storm11.487
2042PDennis Prunty11.493
219KDerek Kraus11.497
2280FRyan Farrell11.502
230DRyan DeStefano11.527
2492BRJ Braun11.531
2555LRich Loch11.539
2651ASteve Apel11.558
2769HMichael Hinde11.559
288KMatt Kenseth11.561
295SJohnny Sauter11.562
3097NJacob Nottestad11.574
3171BBlake Brown11.596
3217GGrant Griesbach11.644
3351NStephen Nasse11.657
3492MConrad Morgan11.659

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