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Erik Jones fastest in Saturday’s first Cup practice at Bristol

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 - Practice

BRISTOL, TN - APRIL 05: Erik Jones, driver of the #20 CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 5, 2019 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

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Erik Jones topped the speed chart in the first of two Cup practice sessions Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver posted a top speed of 129.903 mph around the half-mile track.

He was followed in the top five by Denny Hamlin (129.850 mph), Daniel Suarez (129.482), Joey Logano (129.195) and Kyle Busch (129.186).

The top 10 was completed by: Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr., Clint Bowyer, Kevin Harvick and Ryan Blaney,

Pole-sitter Chase Elliott was 13th on the chart.

William Byron recorded the most laps in the session with 110

Harvick had the best 10-lap average at 128.492 mph.

The session was stopped once for debris on the track.

Click here for the speed chart.