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Kyle Busch fastest in first Cup practice at Pocono

Pocono Raceway - Day 1 - Cup Practice

LONG POND, PA - JUNE 01: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Red White & Blue Toyota, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 1, 2018 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kyle Busch

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Kyle Busch began his weekend at Pocono Raceway by posting the top speed in the first Cup practice session.

Busch recorded a top speed of 176.939 mph around the speedway. He made five laps in the session.

Busch was followed by Alex Bowman (175.490 mph), Clint Bowyer (175.486), Kyle Larson (175.452) and Kevin Harvick (175.278).

Kurt Busch was sixth fastest, giving Stewart-Haas Racing three cars in the top five.

Cole Custer, who is making his second Cup start, recorded the most laps with 19. He was 30th on the speed chart.

Click here for the speed chart.