Tyler Reddick is fastest in first of 3 Truck practices Thursday at Kansas

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Even though the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has been off for just over a month, you wouldn’t be able to tell it by Tyler Reddick’s performance in the first of three practice sessions Thursday at Kansas Speedway.

Driving the Brad Keselowski Racing No. 29 Ford, Reddick topped the field on the 1.5-mile track with a best lap of 176.137 mph.

Two-time Truck champion Matt Crafton was second-fastest (175.976 mph), followed by Matt Tifft (175.541), John Wes Townley (175.473) and Ben Rhodes (175.444).

Truck Series points leader John Hunter Nemechek was 17th fastest (173.210 mph), preceded by Sprint Cup regular Clint Bowyer, who was 16th fastest (173.438).

Although 28 trucks were listed on the timing sheet, only 27 took at least one lap of practice

There will be two additional practice sessions later today from 4:30 to 5:25 p.m. ET, and again from 6:30 to 7:55 p.m. ET.

Here’s how the first practice session played out:

Truck practice 1 of 3 at Kansas


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