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Cars in action during the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Jan. 15, 2021 (Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)
Cars in action during the ARCA Menards Series test at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Jan. 15, 2021 (Kate Gardiner/ARCA Racing)

ARCA Menards Series Test At Daytona: Friday’s Results

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Seven hours down, seven hours to go.

A total of 49 drivers completed laps around the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway on Friday, the first session of the two-day ARCA Menards Series test at the World Center of Racing. As was the case Friday, the track will be open again Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET for more testing.

Derrick Lancaster topped the speed charts with a best lap time of 48.939 seconds in his No. 29B Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet. He edged Ty Gibbs in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota by 0.046 seconds for the fastest lap time Friday.

Thad Moffitt (No. 46 DGR Ford), Sean Corr (No. 8 Empire Racing Chevrolet) and Nich Sanchez (No. 2S Rev Racing Chevrolet) rounded out the top five quickest lap times from Friday’s session.

Below are the complete results from the first day of ARCA Menards Series testing at Daytona.

ARCA Menards Series Test at Daytona: Friday’s Results

Pos. Car No. Name Sponsor/Make Best time (seconds) Best speed (mph) In lap Laps Diff.
1 29B

Derrick Lancaster

Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet 48.939 183.902 24 29
2 18 Ty Gibbs Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 48.985 183.730 50 55 0.046
3 46 Thad Moffitt DGR Ford

49.275

182.648

68 74

0.336

4 8 Sean Corr

Empire Racing Chevrolet

49.311

182.515

52 54

0.372

5 2S Nich Sanchez

Rev Racing Chevrolet

49.312

182.511

61 64

0.373

6 23H Bret Holmes

Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet

49.354

182.356

24 40

0.415

7 20 Corey Heim

Venturini Motorsports Toyota

49.368

182.304

52 65

0.429

8 17  Taylor Gray

DGR Ford

49.410

182.149

74 84

0.471

9 45 Rich Bickle

Empire Racing Chevrolet

49.435

182.057

80 80

0.496

10 21 Jack Wood

GMS Racing Chevrolet

49.497

181.829

23 31

0.558

11 63 Dave Mader III

Spraker Racing Chevrolet

49.508

181.789

29 42

0.569

12 35 Greg Van Alst

Van Alst Motorsports Chevrolet

49.512

181.774

49 49

0.573

13 32 Howie DiSavino III

AM Racing Chevrolet

49.517

181.756

32 44

0.578

14 23M Sam Mayer

Bret Holmes Racing Chevrolet

49.523

181.734

27 40

0.584

15 2W Kris Wright

Young’s Motorsports Chevrolet

49.603

181.441

67 77

0.664

16 55 Derek Griffith

Venturini Motorsports Toyota

49.691

181.119

56 63

0.752

17 17 Drew Dollar

Venturini Motorsports Toyota

49.701

181.083

72 79

0.762

18 73 Andy Jankowiak

AJ Racing Team Ford

49.938

180.223

58 60

0.999

19 44 John Ferrier

Ferrier McClure Racing Chevrolet

49.951

180.177

32 35

1.012

20 60D Andrik Dimayuga

Lira Motorsports Ford

50.041

179.853

33 34

1.102

21 94D Dawson Cram

Cram Enterprices Toyota

50.044

179.842

6 15

1.105

22 25 Gracie Trotter

Venturini Motorsports Toyota

50.118

179.576

51 53

1.179

23 40N Jett Noland

Niece Motorsports Chevrolet

50.154

179.447

34 54

1.215

24 94C Alex Sedgwick Cram Enterprises Toyota

50.213

179.236

42 50

1.274

25 69 Scott Melton

Kimmel Racing Ford

50.285

178.980

55 59

1.346

26 3 Willie Mullins

Mullins Racing Chevrolet

50.326

178.834

37 42

1.387

27 3C Davey Callihan

Mullins Racing Ford

50.368

178.685

41 48

1.429

28 28 Kyle Sieg

RSS Racing Chevrolet

50.541

178.073

34 39

1.602

29 10C Jaren Crabtree

Fast Track Racing Ford

50.686

177.564

37 37

1.747

30 40H Carson Hocevar

Niece Motorsports Chevrolet

50.877

176.897

17 44

1.938

31 97 Jason Kitzmiller

CR7 Motorsports Chevrolet

50.943

176.668

20 54

2.004

32 44C Benny Chastain Ferrier/McClure Racing Chevrolet

51.150

175.953

11 31

2.211

33 2G Mark Green

Rev Racing Chevrolet

51.236

175.658

2 2

2.297

34 18A Ty Gibbs Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota

51.257

175.586

2 6

2.318

35 12L Charles Lacarre

Fast Track Racing Chevrolet

51.341

175.298

3 32

2.402

36 12N Michael Harper

Fast Track Racing Chevrolet

51.445

174.944

12 18

2.506

37 83 Chase Dixon

Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet

51.487

174.801

7 18

2.548

38 10D Devon Rouse

Fast Track Racing Ford

51.636

174.297

32 34

2.697

39 60G Juan GOnzalez

Lira Motorsports Ford

51.661

174.213

30 31

2.722

40 29A Josh Berry Derrick Lancaster Racing Chevrolet

51.710

174.048

6 18

2.771

41 44A Mark Lowrey Ferrier/McClure Racing Chevrolet

51.875

173.494

2 15

2.936

42 01P Blaine Perkins

Fast Track Racing Toyota

52.160

172.546

22 23

3.221

43 10P Ed Pompa

Fast Track Racing Ford

52.263

172.206

5 11

3.324

44 11 Richard Garvie

Fast Track Racing Ford

52.339

171.956

42 42

3.400

45 10S Owen Smith

Fast Track Racing Ford

52.686

170.823

6 7

3.747

46 88M Rickey Moxley

Reeves Racing Chevrolet

52.857

170.271

10 13

3.918

47 88R Scott Reeves

Reeves Racing Chevrolet

53.117

169.437

7 7

4.178

48 7 Brittany Zamora CCM Ford

53.226

169.090

14 18

4.287

49 12B Mariah Boundrieau

Fast Track Racing Chevrolet

59.641

150.903

1 1

10.702

Day 2 of ARCA Menards Series testing begins Saturday at 10 a.m. ET. The session will end at 5 p.m. ET.

The ARCA Menards Series 2021 season-opening Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire at Daytona is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13. The race will broadcast live on FS1.