Jamie McMurray paces Saturday morning practice at Martinsville

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Jamie McMurray posted the fastest lap in Saturday morning’s practice session at Martinsville Speedway. He had a lap of 96.780 mph.

The final Sprint Cup practice session begins at noon ET on NBCSN.

Chase contender Joey Logano was second on the speed chart in the morning session with a lap of 96.736 mph. He was followed by David Ragan (96.671 mph), pole-sitter Martin Truex Jr. (96.652) and AJ Allmendinger (96.622).

Among the Chase contenders (other than Logano):

Truex had the best average over 10 consecutive laps at 96.198 mph. He was followed by Tony Stewart (96.135 mph), McMurray (96.111), Kyle Larson (95.999) and Johnson (95.907).

There were no incidents in the session.

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