Venturini Motorsports is always fast at Daytona International Speedway, and 2022 is no exception.
Winners of the last four ARCA Menards Series races there, Venturini drivers were the four fastest drivers in the lone ARCA practice session at Daytona on Thursday, Feb. 17.
Toni Breidinger posted the fastest lap with a speed of 183.038 mph around the 2.5-mile superspeedway.
Breidinger is driving the No. 25 Toyota in a full-time effort for Venturini this year.
Your fastest in first @ARCA_Racing practice for the series season opener?
Toni Breidinger! pic.twitter.com/mAzk6cal8V
— Frontstretch (@Frontstretch) February 17, 2022
Drew Dollar moved from Venturini over to Kyle Busch Motorsports this season, but his speed at Daytona hasn’t diminished. Dollar, who won the pole for this race last year, came in fifth on the leaderboard.
Thirty-five of the 37 drivers entered posted a lap in the practice session.
Group qualifying for the ARCA season opener will take place Friday, Feb. 18, at 1:30 p.m. ET. Then, the season opening Lucas Oil 200 will take place at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Feb. 19, with TV coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.
About the author
Mark Kristl joined Frontstretch at the beginning of the 2019 NASCAR season. He is the site's ARCA Menards Series editor. Kristl is also an Eagle Scout and a proud University of Dayton alum.
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