Kyle Busch leads Cup practice that sees a few cars spin
Kyle Busch posted the fastest lap in the opening Cup practice Saturday at Watkins Glen International.
Busch posted a speed of 125.516 mph on the 2.45-mile road course. He was followed by Martin Truex Jr. (124.797 mph), Denny Hamlin (124.546), Jamie McMurray (124.525) and rookie Erik Jones (124.467).
Sixth through 10th: Brad Keselowski (124.444), Joey Logano (124.218), Chase Elliott (123.972), Kasey Kahne (123.847) and Michael McDowell (123.736).
A number of drivers had issues in the session.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. spun. Jimmie Johnson spun in Turn 1 and had slight contact with the barrier. Corey LaJoie spun just after esses and slapped the wall with the back of his car. Danica Patrick slid at the exit of the carousel and had no contact. Kurt Busch spun off the exit of Turn 1 and made slight contact with the inside wall.
Final Cup practice begins at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.