THOMPSON – The reigning series dominator and a young driver looking for his first series victory led the way in practice sessions Saturday at Thompson Speedway in preparation for Sunday’s Icebreaker 150.
Doug Coby, of Milford, the three-time defending series champion, led the way in the series first practice of the day Saturday with a fast lap of 18.852 seconds (119.351 mph).
Ryan Preece of Berlin was second during the first session (18.867 seconds, 119.256 mph) was second and Patrick Emerlin of Orchard Park, N.Y. third (18.885 seconds, 119.142 mph).
Chase Dowling of Roxbury was fastest in the second practice session at 18.769 seconds (119.879 mph).
Coby was second fastest during the second session at 18.844 seconds (119.401 mph) and Eric Goodale of Riverhead, N.Y. was third fastest (18.847 seconds, 119.382 mph).
Qualifying for the Icebreaker 150 will be held Sunday.