Carmichael Leads First Atlanta Practice
09-02-2011 11:56 am

Ricky Carmichael topped the speed chart Friday morning as Camping World Truck Series drivers opened practice for Friday night's Atlanta 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Carmichael had a fast lap of 177.726 miles per hour.

Josh Richards was second at 177.232.

Completing the top five were Ryan Newman, Parker Kligerman and Timothy Peters. Series point leader Johnny Sauter was 14th in the first practice.

Another round of practice is scheduled to begin at noon.

The race will be broadcast by SPEED beginning at 7:30 p.m.