Harvick, Earnhardt, Edwards fastest in morning Sprint Cup practice at Pocono


Kevin Harvick, defending race winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Carl Edwards recorded the fastest speeds in Saturday’s early-morning Sprint Cup practice at Pocono Raceway.

Harvick led the field with a speed of 175.658 mph, followed closely by Earnhardt (175.596 mph) and Edwards (175.593).

Martin Truex Jr. was fourth-fastest at 175.493, four-time Pocono winner Denny Hamlin (175.418), Matt Kenseth (175.200), Kasey Kahne (175.094), Kyle Larson (175.090), pole-sitter Kurt Busch (175.090) and Kyle Busch (1754.951).

The final Sprint Cup practice will start later this morning at 11:30 am ET and conclude at 12:55 pm.

The Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 will take place Sunday at Pocono, with the green flag expected to drop shortly after 1 pm ET.

Here’s how the practice session played out:

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