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Rookie Taylor Ferns Turns Fast Laps at Daytona

December 15, 2012
Rookie Taylor Ferns Turns Fast Laps at Daytona


(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - December 15, 2012) - The names have changed but the team remains the same. Venturini Motorsports has again topped the test charts at Daytona Int'l Speedway, leading the Saturday morning session.

Although this time they shuffled the driver order sending ARCA Racing Series rookie Taylor Ferns to the top of the list with the quickest lap yet of the three-day test. Ferns, from Washington, Michigan, circled the 2.5-mile historic superspeedway in 49.460 seconds, equating to an average speed of 181.965 mph.

John Wes Townley, Justin Boston and Caleb Armstrong, all from the Venturini Motorsports stable, were second, third and fourth on the charts, respectively.

Brentwood, Tennessee's Mason Mingus was fifth fastest on the board overall in the Win-Tron Racing Toyota, completing the sweep for Toyota of the top-five positions.

In all, 44 drivers posted time and speed this morning at Daytona. ARCA Racing Series testing resumes Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m.