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Joey Logano fastest in first Cup practice at Dover

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Joey Logano was fastest in the first Cup Series practice session Friday at Dover International Speedway.

Logano posted a top speed of 163.221 mph around the 1-mile track.

The top five was completed by William Byron (162.133 mph), Jimmie Johnson (161.834), Ryan Blaney (161.507) and Alex Bowman (161.067).

Bowman recorded the most laps in the session with 50.

Kevin Harvick had the best 10-lap average at 158.066 mph. Johnson was second at 157.304 mph.

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Final practice is scheduled for 3:33 to 4:25 p.m. ET on NBCSN

 

 

 

Xfinity practice report from Dover International Speedway

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Cole Custer was fastest in the final Xfinity Series practice Friday at Dover International Speedway.

Custer led a Stewart-Haas Racing sweep of the top two spots with a speed of 151.292 mph.

Teammate Chase Briscoe followed at 150.558 mph.

The top five was completed by Harrison Burton (150.521 mph), Noah Gragson (150.194) and Justin Allgaier (150.194).

Gragson recorded the most laps in the session with 75.

Custer had the best 10-lap average at 149.737 mph.

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First Practice

Briscoe had the fastest lap with a top speed of 152.394 mph.

The top five was completed by Christopher Bell (151.656 mph), Tyler Reddick (151.649), Cole Custer (151.560) and Justin Allgaier (151.407).

Zane Smith recorded the most laps in the session with 39.

The session was red flagged once for Gray Gaulding having a mechanical issue and possibly putting down fluid.

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Xfinity Series practice report from Charlotte Roval

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CONCORD, N.C. — AJ Allmendinger was the fastest in the final practice session for Saturday’s Xfinity Series race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval.

Allmendinger posted a top speed of 99.502 mph around road course.

The top five was completed by Chase Briscoe (98.995 mph), Cole Custer (98.957), Tyler Reddick (98.921) and Christopher Bell (98.823).

Both Preston Pardus and Michael Annett had single-car wrecks in Turn 5 during the session. Annett suffered front-end damage and will go to a backup car.

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First Practice

Bell was fastest in the first practice session.

Bell posted a top speed of 98.853 mph around the circuit.

The top five was completed by Austin Cindric (98.798 mph), Allmendinger (98.758), Garrett Smithley (98.756) and Briscoe (98.475).

Brandon Jones and Harrison Burton recorded the most laps in the session with 27 each.

Brandon Brown brought out the caution early in the session when he spun in Turn 1 after his track bar broke.

Noah Gragson will go to a backup car after he spun and hit the tire barrier in Turn 3 .

Cody Ware also wrecked in Turn 3 later in the session.

John Hunter Nemechek missed the frontstretch chicane late in the session.

Smithley brought out the red flag with 11 minutes left in the session when he suffered a mechanical issue.

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Jimmie Johnson fastest in first Cup practice on Roval

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CONCORD, N.C. — Jimmie Johnson was fastest in the first Cup Series practice for Sunday’s race on the Charlotte Roval (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC).

Johnson posted a speed of 103.152 mph around the road course in the final minute of the session, topping Kyle Larson‘s speed of 103.088 mph.

The top five was completed by William Byron (102.453 mph), Clint Bowyer (102.409) and Matt DiBenedetto (102.401).

Austin Cindric, who served as a relief driver for Michael McDowell, was 24th on the speed chart. McDowell, who went to the hospital for abdominal pains, has been cleared and will be back in the car this evening for qualifying (4:40 p.m.ET on NBCSN)

Kevin Harvick and Aric Almirola recorded the most laps in the session with 16.

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Parker Kligerman hit the wall in Turn 1 early in the session and will go to a backup car. Kyle Busch locked up his tires and missed the frontstretch chicane around the same time. He later missed the backstretch chicane in order to avoid another car.

Denny Hamlin spun and backed into the Turn 5 tire barrier with about 29 minutes left in the session and will go to a backup car, meaning he’ll start from the rear on Sunday.

Hamlin said he got loose when he carried extra speed into the turn.

“It’s supposed to kind of be a weekend off (for his team),” Hamlin told NBCSN. “But obviously I put them behind the eight ball here and took away some track time for myself. Really stinks. But definitely feel like our backup car will be fine.”

Soon after the session continued, Joe Nemechek brought out the red flag when he stalled in the backstretch chicane.

Bubba Wallace spun in Turn 5 late in the session and lightly impacted the tire barrier.

 

Kyle Larson fastest in first Cup practice for Brickyard 400

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Kyle Larson posted the top speed in Saturday’s first Cup Series practice session for the Brickyard 400.

Larson led the session with a speed of 185.025 mph around Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Kurt Busch completed a Chip Ganassi Racing sweep of the top-two spots with a speed of 184.763 mph.

The top five was rounded out by defending race winner Brad Keselowski (184.600 mph), Chase Elliott (184.305) and Bubba Wallace (183.685).

Elliott and teammate William Byron recorded the most laps in the session with 22 each.

There were no incidents in the session.

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