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Brian Scott fastest in first Nationwide practice at Loudon

Jul 11, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT

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Richard Childress Racing driver Brian Scott was the fastest in the first of two Nationwide Series practice sessions Friday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Scott recorded a fast lap of 130.042 mph.

Heading into Saturday’s Sta-Green 200 at NHMS, Scott is still looking for his first win of the season, but has recorded six finishes in the top-7 in last nine races.

Scott’s speed topped the charts, followed by six of the next seven spots being occupied by Sprint Cup regulars.

Second-fastest was Kyle Larson (129.243 mph), followed by Kyle Busch (129.029), Brad Keselowski (128.758) and Matt Kenseth (128.745).

Regan Smith was sixth-fastest at 128.273 mph, followed by Scott’s RCR teammate Paul Menard (128.229), Chris Buescher (128.027), Elliott Sadler (127.984) and Chase Elliott was 10th-fastest (127.684).

Landon Cassill was 11th fastest (127.342), followed by Dylan Kwasniewski (127.274), Ty Dillon (127.163), Ryan Reed (126.918), Trevor Bayne (126.749), Brendan Gaughan (126.450), Austin Theriault (126.090), Mike Bliss (126.069), James Buescher (125.977) and Ryan Preece (125.927).

A total of 38 drivers took the the track with Carlos Contreras being the slowest of the field at 120.121 mph.

The second NNS practice session of the day will begin at 3 pm ET and go until 4:25 pm ET.

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