Martin Truex Jr. leads first Daytona 500 practice

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Martin Truex Jr. posted the top speed in the first practice session for the Daytona 500.

Truex led a Joe Gibbs Racing sweep of the top three spots with a speed of 195.920 mph.

He was followed by Kyle Busch (195.852 mph) and Erik Jones (195.793).

The top five was completed by Tyler Reddick (194.095), who was taking part in his first Cup practice session, and Ty Dillon (194.032).

There were no incidents in the session.

Today’s second and final Daytona 500 practice session is scheduled to run from 3:05 – 3:55 p.m. ET.

Click here for the speed chart.