Erik Jones fastest in final Cup practice at Michigan


BROOKLYN, Mich. – Erik Jones was the fastest in final Cup practice Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

Jones led the way with a lap of 189.843 mph. He was followed by Alex Bowman (188.763  mph), Kevin Harvick (188.639), Austin Dillon (188.486), Daniel Suarez (188.392) and Clint Bowyer (188.392).

Jones also had the best average over 10 consecutive laps at 188.146 mph. He was followed by Bowyer (187.990 mph) and Harvick (187.708).

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Suarez, who enters this weekend outside a playoff spot, got loose in Turn 2 and hit the wall with the right rear of his car. Goodyear stated a punctured left rear tire caused the issues for Suarez. The team plans to make repairs and won’t go to a backup car.