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Matt Kenseth Paces Final NASCAR Sprint Cup Practice In Las Vegas

Matt Kenseth is looking like the man to beat in Las Vegas.

The driver who set the Las Vegas Motor Speedway track record during Friday's qualifying session continued his hot streak today in the Sprint Cup Series' 75-minute final practice, putting up a lap of 184.112 mph to pace the field.

Las Vegas native Kyle Busch was second at 183.717 mph, followed by Ryan Newman and Kenseth's Roush Fenway Racing teammates Carl Edwards and Greg Biffle.

Michael Waltrip Racing's David Reutimann and Martin Truex Jr. were next, followed by Tony Stewart and Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin.

Other notable drivers included Vegas native Kurt Busch (13th), last year's Vegas winner Jimmie Johnson (15th), last week's winner Jeff Gordon (21st), Kevin Harvick (27th) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (29th).

Bill Elliott spun out late in the session, but didn't hit anything.

The Kobalt Tools 400 is scheduled to begin shortly after 3 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday.