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Martin Truex Jr. leads first Daytona 500 practice

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash - Practice

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 09: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Bass Pro Shops/Trdacker ATVs Toyota, drives during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on February 9, 2019 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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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.