Homestead Truck Practice Update for Derek White
Homestead, FL. (November 19, 2010) Derek White the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series rookie of the year began practice as scheduled for this weekend's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Homestead Miami Speedway on Thursday evening and made some impressive gains during the one hour session. Rain showers delayed the final practice session until this morning and White continued to improve his lap times in the #6 Race101/OCR Gaz Bar Chevrolet.
From the first laps on the very fast one and half mile oval track Derek White felt very comfortable in the #6 Race101/OCR Gaz Bar Chevrolet. "The Truck felt really good underneath me" said White. "After each run the team made a couple of small adjustments and I was able to drive a little deeper into corner number one and we picked up some speed" he added.
The final practice session ran this morning due to showers on Thursday night. Derek White again posted impressive lap times and was among the top five drivers who had the best 10 consecutive lap average speeds. White only wished he had more time on the track. "It seems that we got better and better as the session went on" said the driver. "We also made one adjustment right at the end of the session that also helped the handling.
White's plan for the race in the #6 Race101/OCR Gaz Bar Truck is quite simple. "We are to finish the race" he said confidently. "I'm going to learn as much as possible and hopefully finish on the lead lap" added the driver.
-source: tl sports