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Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch fastest in first NASCAR Cup practice at Michigan


during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 9, 2017 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Chris Trotman

Kyle Larson was fastest in Friday’s lone NASCAR Cup practice session at Michigan International Speedway.

Larson was one of four drivers who exceeded 200 mph, topping the 37 driver field that took to the two-mile, high-speed oval with a speed of 200.798 mph.

Kyle Busch was second-fastest at 200.619 mph, followed by Joey Logano (200.479), Martin Truex Jr. (200.094) and Jimmie Johnson (199.983).

Sixth through 10th-fastest were Jamie McMurray (199.972), Chase Elliott (199.772), Clint Bowyer (199.606), Pocono winner Ryan Blaney (199.545) and Kevin Harvick (199.540).

Cup drivers will qualify this afternoon at 4:15 p.m. ET, and then have two final practices on Saturday in preparation for Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 race.

Click here for the full practice report.

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