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Chase Elliott fastest in first Cup practice at Richmond

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 - Practice

RICHMOND, VA - APRIL 20: Daniel Hemric, driver of the #8 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet, has his car pushed through the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway on April 20, 2018 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)

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Chase Elliott jumped to the top of the leaderboard in the final three minutes of the first practice session for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond Raceway with a speed of 121.327 mph.

Kyle Larson landed second on the speed chart with a lap of 121.076 mph.

Martin Truex, Jr. (120.757 mph), Jamie McMurray (120.703) and Joey Logano (120.660) rounded out the top five.

Making his Cup debut, Daniel Hemric posted the 23rd fastest time of 119.121 mph.

Kevin Harvick had the quickest, 10-lap average of 119.652 mph.

Elliott was second quick at 119.516 mph

Alex Bowman posted the most laps in this practice session at 67. His fastest lap was 119.830 mph, which put him 15th on the leaderboard.

Click here for full results from practice one.

Qualification takes place at 5:30 p.m. ET.