NATIONWIDE SERIES PRACTICE 1
Second fastest was Kyle Busch at 180.186 mph.
Bayne is currently tied with Regan Smith in the points standings for the lead. Smith takes the tiebreaker with his season-opening win at Daytona.
Smith placed sixth in practice with a top speed of 179.039 mph.
NATIONWIDE SERIES PRACTICE 2
Ty Dillon topped the final Nationwide Series practice session as well at Texas Motor Speedway with a speed 180.361 mph.
The practice was stopped 46 minutes into the session, just past the halfway point of the scheduled 90-minute session due to rain. The stoppage lasted just five minutes before cars returned to the track.
Thirteen minutes later, another caution came out and practice was callled shortly there after.
Regan Smith was second in practice with a speed of 179.850 mph.
Chris Buescher, Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch rounded out the top five.
Coors Light Pole Qualifying is scheduled for 4:10 p.m. ET on Friday (FOX Sports 1) and the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2) as well.
FULL SERIES COVERAGE