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Kevin Harvick fastest in first Sprint Cup practice

The Sprint Cup cars took to the track at 11:30 for their first of two practice sessions Kevin Harvick was the fastest among the 47 cars to post times. Harvick turned a lap of 27.769 seconds for a speed of 177.090 mph. Harvick was the only driver to log a speed over 171 mph. Greg Biffle was second fastest in the session with a 27.895 second lap for a speed of 176.290 mph. Third quick in the first practice was Kurt Busch who clocked in at 27.942 seconds which equates to a speed of 175.993 mph. Carl Edwards was fourth on the speed chart with a 175.780 second lap that lasted 27.979 seconds. Rounding out the top five in the first session was Tony Stewart who toured the egg shaped oval at 27.997 seconds for a speed of 175.647 mph. The second practice session runs from 2:15 – 3:00 with qualifying at 5:10 pm Eastern time.

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