FORT WORTH, Texas – Kurt Busch posted the fastest lap in Saturday afternoon’s Cup practice at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch, who won the pole for Sunday’s race, led the way with a lap of 191.768 mph.
Final Cup practice will be from 5 – 5:50 p.m. ET on CNBC.
Busch was followed in Saturday afternoon’s session by Denny Hamlin (191.110 mph), Erik Jones (191.069), Kyle Larson (190.880) and Chase Elliott (190.853). The next three drivers after Elliott were playoff drivers: Kyle Busch (190.725), Martin Truex Jr. (190.449) and Ryan Blaney (190.422).
Larson has the best average over 10 consecutive laps at 189.152 mph.
There were no incidents in the session.