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Tyler Reddick paces final Xfinity practice at Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS — Tyler Reddick led the final Xfinity Series final practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which will play host to the season finale Saturday.

Reddick turned 176.696 mph lap to pace the Friday afternoon session on the 1.5-mile oval, ahead of Ross Chastain, Cole Custer, Elliott Sadler and Daniel Hemric.

Reddick told NBCSN’s Kelli Stavast that he still wasn’t satisfied with his No. 9 Chevrolet for long green-flag stints.

“We’ll go to work overnight and come up with a game plan for tomorrow’s race, because we’re going to see some more of that,” the JR Motorsports driver said.

Click here for speeds from the final Xfinity practice Friday.

Matt Tifft led the first Xfinity practice Friday morning at Las Vegas, turning a 177.614-mph lap ahead of Sadler and points leader Justin Allgaier.

Click here for speeds from the first Xfinity practice at Las Vegas.

Cole Custer fastest in first Xfinity practice at Richmond

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Cole Custer led the first Xfinity Series practice at Richmond International Raceway for the ToyotaCare 250.

The rookie posted a speed of 118.442 mph around the .75-mile track, leading a top five that had only one Cup driver, Ty Dillon.

The top five was made up of Custer, Brennan Poole (117.796), Dillon (117.596), Elliott Sadler (117.412) and Daniel Hemric (117.132).

Dillon had the best 10-lap average at 116.484 mph. He also recorded the most laps in the session with 55.

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Xfinity Chase driver Blake Koch crashes in first Texas practice

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FORT WORTH, Texas – Blake Koch, a Xfinity Chase participant, will go to a backup car after being involved in a hard crash early in the first Xfinity Series practice at Texas Motor Speedway

Koch, who is third in the Chase standings, was on his first lap of the session when his No. 11 Chevrolet and shot it into the Turn 2 wall. Koch said over the radio that “something broke.”

The wrecked car was brand new for this weekend. The backup car most recently was his backup at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Koch drives for Kaulig Racing, a one-car team in its first season of Xfinity competition. The team is part of a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing.

Alex Bowman quickest in rain-shortened final Xfinity practice at Dover

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Alex Bowman had the fastest speed in the rain-shortened final Xfinity Series practice at Dover International Speedway.

Bowman and the No. 88 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports had a speed of 152.304 mph when the session was red flagged for rain with about 45 minutes left.

Filling out the top five was Kyle Busch (152.181), Joey Logano (152.046), Elliott Sadler (151.592) and Justin Allgaier (151.439).

Ty Dillon (148.457) and Justin Marks (145.406) were the only drivers to record 10-consecutive laps. Marks also recorded the most laps at 20.

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