Jamie McMurray fastest in first Sprint Cup practice at Talladega

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Jamie McMurray was the fastest in the Sprint Cup Series’ first practice for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

McMurray, whose last Sprint Cup points win came at Talladega in 2013, put up a speed of 199.737 mph. He was followed by Daytona 500 pole-sitter Chase Elliott at 199.729 mph.

The top five was completed by Kurt Busch Danica Patrick and Trevor Bayne.

There were no accidents in the practice session.

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