Kyle Larson posts fastest lap in opening Cup practice at Richmond

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RICHMOND, Va. – Kyle Larson had the fastest lap in the first of two Cup practice sessions Friday at Richmond Raceway.

The final Cup practice session scheduled for Friday afternoon was canceled because of rain.

Larson had a lap of 121.703 mph to lead the morning session. He was followed by Denny Hamlin (121.681 mph), Chris Buescher (121.638), Kyle Busch (121.610) and David Ragan (121.517).

Sixth through 10th were: Daniel Suarez (121.490), Martin Truex Jr. (121.446), Kurt Busch (121.370), Kevin Harvick (121.293) and Joey Logano (121.217).

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There were no incidents in the session.

Chase Elliott ran the most laps at 68. He was 24th on the speed chart with a top lap of 120.085 mph. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was next with 59 laps run. He was 26th on the speed chart with a top lap of 119.797 mph.

Final Cup practice is scheduled for 1:05 – 1:55 p.m. ET. Cup qualifying is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. ET.