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Joey Logano tops Saturday’s first Cup practice

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Championship 4 driver Joey Logano claimed the top speed in Saturday’s early Cup practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The Team Penske driver posted a speed of 169.609 mph around the 1.5-mile track. Logano was the only member of the Championship 4 in the top five.

Martin Truex Jr. was ninth (166.718 mph), Kyle Busch was 23rd (164.489) and Kevin Harvick was 28th (163.552).

The top five was completed by Aric Almirola, Denny Hamlin, Ryan Newman and Erik Jones.

Logano had the best 10-lap average at 163.995 mph.

Hamlin recorded the most laps overall at 46. Truex recorded the most of the Championship 4 with 43 laps.

Final practice is scheduled for 2 – 2:50 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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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.

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Aric Almirola fastest in Saturday’s first Cup practice

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Aric Almirola posted the fastest speed in Saturday’s first Cup practice at Texas Motor Speedway, recording a speed of 193.854 mph.

He was followed by Kyle Busch (193.805 mph), Clint Bowyer (193.771), Brad Keselowski (193.555) and Denny Hamlin (193.403).

Pole-sitter Ryan Blaney was 13th fastest.

Kevin Harvick had the best 10-lap average at 192.022 mph.

JJ Yeley got into the wall and suffered minor damage in the session.

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Truck Series practice report from Texas Motor Speedway

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Final Practice

Brett Moffitt posted the fastest lap in final practice for the Camping World Truck Series Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway. 

Moffit’s jumped to the top of the board on his last lap with a speed of 187.800 mph.

He beat Ben Rhodes (187.266 mph) by .082 seconds.

Johnny Sauter (186.800) – who was fastest in the first session – landed third on the speed chart with Harrison Burton (186.188) and Matt Crafton (185.931) rounding out the top five.

Crafton’s speed was the fastest of the session until he burned up a rear gear. Crafton (183.548) also had the quickest 10-lap average.

Grant Enfinger (182.956) posted the second quickest 10-lap average.

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First Practice

Johnny Sauter was fastest in the first of two Camping World Truck Series practice sessions Thursday at Texas Motor Speedway.

Sauter posted a top speed of 186.220 mph around the 1.5-mile track.

The top five was completed by Noah Gragson (184.508), Harrison Burton (184.168), Justin Haley (184.118) and David Gilliland (183.680).

Bo LeMastus recorded the most laps in the session with 32. He was 15th on the speed chart.

Gilliland had the best 10-lap average at 182.490 mph.

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Aric Almirola fastest in Saturday’s first Cup practice

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Aric Almirola, who won last weekend at Talladega, was fastest in the first of two Cup practice sessions Saturday at Kansas Speedway.

Almirola posted a top speed of 186.683 mph around the 1.5-mile track.

The top five was completed by Erik Jones (186.599 mph), Martin Truex Jr. (186.355), Clint Bowyer (186.303) and Kyle Busch (186.252).

William Byron (11th fastest) and Kevin Harvick (20th) recorded the most laps with 39.

Kyle Busch had the best 10-lap average at 184.388 mph.

Chip Ganassi Racing’s rough weekend got worse when Jamie McMurray‘s engine expired with 31 minutes left in the session, causing a red flag. McMurray was 19th fastest.

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