Larson & Logano Fast In Dover Cup Practice

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Joey Logano paced the opening practice of the day Friday at Dover Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)
Joey Logano paced the opening practice of the day Friday at Dover Int'l Speedway. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

DOVER, Del. – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers Joey Logano and Kyle Larson were fastest in a pair of practice sessions Friday at Dover Int’l Speedway.

Larson was fastest in the final 50-minute session of the afternoon, circulating the one-mile concrete oval in 22.126 seconds at 162.705 mph in his Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.

Martin Truex Jr., who won the spring race at Dover, was second fastest in final practice. Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Chase Elliott, all playoff drivers, were third through fifth.

In the opening practice, Logano led the way in his Team Penske Ford thanks to 22.056-second lap at 163.221 mph. Logano’s lap was the fastest time of the day between the two practice sessions.

William Byron was second fastest in the opening practice for the Drydene 400, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Blaney and Alex Bowman.

Qualifying for the Drydene 400 is scheduled for Saturday at 1:35 p.m. EST.