As time was counting down to the final seconds, Todd Gilliland recorded the fastest speed in Friday’s second and final Gander Outdoors Truck Series practice at Martinsville Speedway.
Gilliland was the only driver among the 38 drivers that took to the track to surpass 95 mph with a speed of 95.065 mph. Stewart Friesen was second-fastest (94.846 mph), followed by Sheldon Creed (94.832 mph), Grant Enfinger (94.813) and Austin Hill (94.699).
Kyle Busch, who won his 200th career NASCAR race last Sunday, was 17th on the speed cart with a lap of 93.840 mph.
Tyler Ankrum was fastest in the first of two Gander Outdoors Truck Series practices Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway.
Ankrum covered the .526-mile, paper-clip shaped oval at a speed of 94.538 mph.
Brett Moffitt was second-fastest (94.439 mph) in the 37-truck field, followed by Myatt Snider (94.402), Derek Kraus (94.340) and Sheldon Creed (94.322).
On Friday morning, eight drivers took part in a rookie-only practice. Gus Dean was fastest (93.272 mph), followed by Raphael Lessard (93.171 mph)and Derek Kraus (93.129).