Kevin Harvick Leads Thursday Nationwide Practice At Daytona

Dustin H.Correspondent IJuly 1, 2010

FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 16:  Kevin Harvick drives the #33 Rheem Tankless Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 16, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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Kevin Harvick was fastest in a Thursday practice for the Nascar Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeno 250 that occurs this Friday night at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach.

Harvick, in the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet COT, set the fastest time at a 48.006 at 187.477 mph ahead of Brendan Gaughan in the No. 62 Toyota and Dale Earnhardt Jr in the No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet in third.

This is the first race for the new COT car after a long practice test session on Wednesday.

Clint Bowyer, Steven Wallace and Reed Sorenson were all involved in a crash in the tri oval after a weight bias or otherwise known as lead came out of Mark Green's race car and the drivers hit the peice going into the tri oval.

Nascar Nationwide Series Final practice is set for 5:30pm ET on ESPN2 Thursday.

Subway Jalapeno 250 Practice Results Daytona International Speedway

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Brendan Gaughan
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr
  4. Trevor Bayne
  5. Michael Annett
  6. Steve Arpin
  7. Jason Leffler
  8. Shelby Howard
  9. Brad Keselowski
  10. Tayler Malsam

The Nascar Nationwide Series Subway Jalapeno 250 on ESPN at 7:30pm on Friday.