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At a track that breeds surprise winners, it also breeds surprise drivers atop practice.
Friday at Talladega Superspeedway had the first on-track opportunities for the Camping World Truck Series. Cody Coughlin topped the first session while series part-timer Chris Fontaine led the way in session No. 2.
For Coughlin, the Thorsport Racing driver turned a drafting lap of 191. 719 mph, becoming the only driver to dip below the 50-second mark in the first session at 49.948 seconds.
The second session saw Fontaine lead the way in his No. 47 Toyota. Attempting his first start of 2017, the 35-year-old has made seven prior ‘Dega starts, finishing highest of seventh in 2014.