Ankrum was fastest in opening practice for the TruNorth Global 250 Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Friday. He turned a fast lap of 94.538 mph.
The talented rookie edged defending series champion, Brett Moffitt, for the fastest lap of this first practice at the Martinsville short track. This is Ankrum's first start of the season in the DGR-Crosley No. 17 Toyota Tundra. He's starting the weekend with a bang. Ankrum will hope to collect his second-career Top-10 finish in Saturday's TruNorth Global 250.