Kyle Busch fastest in opening Sprint Cup practice at Richmond

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Kyle Busch posted the fastest lap in Friday morning’s Sprint Cup practice at Richmond International Raceway with a lap of 120.979 mph.

Toyota took four of the top five spots, including the first three.

Southern 500 winner Martin Truex Jr. (120.649 mph) was second, followed by Denny Hamlin (120.552), Kasey Kahne (120.439) and Matt Kenseth (120.208). Kahne’s Chevrolet was the only non-Toyota in the top five.

Toyota also went 1-2-3 with the best 10 consecutive lap average. Busch led the way with an average of 119.781 mph. He was followed by Truex (119.458) and Carl Edwards (118.840).