A frustrated Ryan Sieg intentionally turns Jeremy Clements at Kentucky Speedway.
Ryan Sieg ’s left-rear tire falls off the No. 39 car and collects the No. 98 of Corey Lajoie.
Ryan Sieg talks to the media after his career best third place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Daytona International Speedway.
Kasey Kahne acknowledges that it was tough to get to the front but with the help of Ryan Sieg he was able to win the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola.
Ryan Sieg gets tangled with Cale Conley off Turn 2 and ends up hitting the inside wall hard at Darlington.
Drivers are forced to make moves as Ryan Sieg spins off the turn.
Ryan Sieg gets loose off Turn 4 and ends up hitting the inside wall hard at the finish line.
Rookie received Earnhardt Jr.'s endorsement in 2014
RELATED: Practice 2 results Daniel Suarez propelled his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota around Kansas Speedway at 183.362 mph, topping the speed charts of Friday's closing XFINITY Series practice. Points leader Chris Buescher , who led the opening session that afternoon, came up next, his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing ride reaching a high speed of 181.513 mph. Filling out the top five were RSS Racing's Ryan Sieg (181.190 mph), Joe Gibbs Racing 's Kyle Busch (180.983 mph), and Richard Childress Racing 's Ty Dillon (180.838). After being forced to a back-up car upon a hard hit with the wall in the opening session, Darrell Wallace Jr . posted the 17th-fastest speed on the leaderboard. The caution flag was flown twice during the session, both times for debris. The first set of debris damaged Kevin Harvick 's No. 88, which came up 12th on the leaderboard. The XFINITY Series is back on track at Kansas on Saturday for Coors Light Pole Qualifying. RELATED: Practice 1 results NASCAR XFINITY Series points leader Chris Buescher topped the leaderboard at Kansas Speedway early in Friday's opening practice and remained there for the remainder of the 50-minute session. Buescher propelled his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford to a fast lap of 181.251 mph around the 1.5-mile tri-oval to secure the top position. Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Busch was next on the charts, recording a top speed of 180.717 mph in his No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. Busch is the reigning XFINITY winner at the Midwestern track, having reached Victory Lane in October 2014. HScott Motorsports ' Brennan Poole used a fast lap of 180.463 mph to snag the third spot, while Richard Childress Racing 's Ty Dillon (180.367 mph) and Team Penske 's Joey Logano (180.361 mph) rounded out the top five. Reigning XFINITY champion Chase Elliott posted the 13th-fastest time in his No. 9 JR Motorsports Chevrolet. The caution flag flew early in the session when David Starr 's No. 44 smacked the wall in Turn 2. Darrell Wallace Jr . brought out another caution late when his No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing ride hit the wall hard and spun off Turn 4. Due to extensive damage, Wallace Jr. -- who came up ninth in the session -- may go to a back-up car for the remainder of the weekend at Kansas. The XFINITY Series is back on track at Kansas at 4:30 p.m. ET for final practice (NBCSN/Live Extra).
Third-place finish at Daytona earns driver even more respect from Dale Jr., others