Kyle Larson topped the chart in first Sprint Cup Series practice at Phoenix International Raceway.
The driver of the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet was the fastest in the first practice session with a time of 25.802 and a speed of 139.524 mph. Joey Logano was second in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford with a time of 25.808 and a speed of 139.492 mph. Chase Elliott was third in his No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a time of 25.844 and a speed of 139.297 mph. Denny Hamlin was fourth in his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with a time of 25.871 and a speed of 139.152 mph. Martin Truex Jr. rounded out the top-five in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota with a time of 25.874 and a speed of 139.136 mph.
Jamie McMurray was sixth in his No. 1 Ganassi Chevrolet. Jimmie Johnson was seventh in his No. 48 HMS Chevrolet. Kurt Busch was eighth in his No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. Ryan Blaney was ninth in his No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford. Matt Kenseth rounded out the top-10 in his No. 20 JGR Toyota.
Edwards was 13th, Harvick was 15th and Kyle Busch was the lowest Chase driver in 19th.
Truex wrecked in the closing seconds of the session and went to a backup car.c1635_prac1