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Reddick fastest during Saturday’s Cup Series practice in Kansas

Tyler Reddick ran a speed of 29.834 seconds during NASCAR Cup Series practice on Saturday at Kansas Speedway.

Reddick is the track’s most recent winner, having won the fall race. Toyota has won the last four Kansas Speedway races.

William Byron was second fastest at 300.222 km/h. Bubba Wallace was third at 187 mph, Noah Gragson fourth at 178.366 mph and Denny Hamlin fifth at 175.146 mph.

Hamlin is the defending race winner.

Kyle Busch was sixth at 280.897 km/h and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. seventh at 280.814 km/h. Chase Elliott was eighth at 178.767 mph, Kyle Larson ninth at 175.737 mph and Michael McDowell 10th at 178.684 mph.

Corey Heim was 25th fastest in practice. Heim makes his second start for Legacy Motor Club in the No. 43 as Erik Jones recovers from a compression fracture of a lower vertebra suffered at Talladega Superspeedway.

Austin Hill was 30th fastest. Hill is in a third participation for Richard Childress Racing.

Riley Herbst will drive the No. 15 Ford Mustang for Rick Ware Racing this weekend, while Derek Kraus will be in the No. 16 for Kaulig Racing. Herbst was 34th fastest in practice and Kraus 36th.

Jimmie Johnson was last on the speed chart in practice (38th) in a third participation for Legacy Motor Club.

No incidents occurred during the session.

William Byron was fastest in the best average of ten consecutive laps. It was Byron over Larson, Reddick, Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr.