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Erik Jones tops final Cup practice at Kentucky Speedway

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Erik Jones, who earned his first Cup win last weekend at Daytona, was fastest in the final practice session at Kentucky Speedway on Friday.

Jones posted a top speed of187.748 mph around the 1.5-mile speedway. He only recorded five laps in the session.

Jones was followed by Ryan Blaney (187.311 mph), Kyle Busch (186.503), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (185.982) and Austin Dillon (185.714).

Kyle Larson, who was fastest in the first practice, was 25th on the speed chart (181.616) and recorded the most laps with 48.

Denny Hamlin had the best 10-lap average at 180.939 mph.

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Kyle Busch fastest in final Cup practice at Pocono

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Kyle Busch topped the final Cup Series practice for Sunday’s race at Pocono Raceway.

Busch recorded a top speed of 174.588 mph while logging 33 laps in the 90-minute session.

Busch was fastest in all four NASCAR practice sessions this weekend in Cup and Xfinity.

The top five in the session was completed by Kevin Harvick (174.115 mph), Martin Truex Jr. (173.953), Alex Bowman (173.658) and Aric Almirola (173.568).

Harvick had the best 10-lap average at 172.693 mph.

The session was stopped for one incident. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. spun in Turn 2 with about 63 minutes left in the session. He didn’t make any contact.

Joey Logano was ninth fastest and recorded the most laps with 49.

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Erik Jones fastest in final Coke 600 practice

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Erik Jones topped the final one-hour practice session for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver posted a top speed of 187.045 mph.

Jones was followed by Kyle Larson (186.664 mph), Ryan Blaney (186.104), Joey Logano (186.047) and Denny Hamlin (185.938).

Logano recorded the most laps in the session with 55.

Jones had the best 10-lap average at 184.579 mph.

The final practice session came after rain forced the cancellation of a morning session.

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Aric Almirola fastest in final Cup practice at Dover

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Aric Almirola was fastest in the final Cup practice for Sunday’s race at Dover International Speedway.

Almirola posted a top speed of 158.277 mph around the 1-mile track.

He was followed by Chase Elliott (158.054 mph), Clint Bowyer (157.916), pole-sitter Kyle Larson (157.729) and Kevin Harvick (157.529).

Bowyer recorded the most laps in the session with 65 and had the best 10-lap average at 155.880 mph.

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Jimmie Johnson fastest in final Cup practice at Texas Motor Speedway

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Jimmie Johnson was fastest in an abbreviated final practice for Sunday’s Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway.

A seven-time winner at the track, Johnson posted a top speed of 198.143 mph. The session ran for 25 minutes after being delayed more than a half hour due to rain.

Johnson was followed by Kevin Harvick (197.984), Daniel Suarez (197.780), Kurt Busch (197.759) and Martin Truex Jr. (197.614).

Kyle Larson, who was sixth on the speed chart, recorded the most laps (30).

Harvick recorded the best 10-lap average at 196.904 mph.

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