Rookie Chase Briscoe fastest in lone Truck Series practice at Daytona

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Chase Briscoe has never made a start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

But that didn’t stop the Truck Series rookie from being fastest in Thursday’s sole practice session at Daytona International Speedway.

The 22-year-old Mitchell, Indiana native paced the 42-truck field with a top speed of 192.980 mph in his Cooper Standard Ford.

Scott Lagasse Jr. was second-fastest at 192.786 mph, followed by another Truck Series rookie, Cody Coughlin at 192.497 mph.

Ben Rhodes was fourth-fastest at 191.914 mph and series veteran Timothy Peters was fifth-fastest at 188.909 mph. Defending 2016 series champ Johnny Sauter was sixth-fastest at 187.203 mph.

Originally, the Trucks were supposed to have two practice sessions Thursday, but rain forced the cancellation of the first session at 2 p.m. ET, prompting NASCAR officials to combine sessions for nearly two hours of practice later in the afternoon.

The 2017 Truck Series season kicks off Friday night with the NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

Here’s how the entire practice session played out:

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