Kevin Harvick tops Saturday’s first Cup practice in Phoenix

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Kevin Harvick was fastest in Saturday’s first of two Cup practice sessions at ISM Raceway.

Harvick, who is the pole-sitter for Sunday’s race (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC), posted a top speed of 134.710 mph around the 1-mile track. He recorded 27 laps in the session.

The top five was completed by Kyle Larson (134.680 mph), Brad Keselowski (134.479), Kyle Busch (134.273) and Ryan Blaney (134.238).

Larson has the best 10-lap average at 133.862 mph.

Kurt Busch, who was 15th fastest, recorded the most laps with 50.

The session was briefly stopped for a Tanner Berryhill spin.

The final 10 minutes of the session were devoted to restart practice.

Click here for the practice report.