NASCAR at Las Vegas: Race results and highlights from Joey Logano’s win of Pennzoil 400
It’s always a good day when you can win your sponsor’s race, and that’s exactly what Joey Logano and the Pennzoil No.22 car did on Sunday in his narrow victory of the Pennzoil 400.
Logano and Penske teammate Brad Keselowski traded rights to first and swapped paint multiple times in the final 30 laps with Logano barely stathing off his teammate’s final attempt at a pass in the last lap. Logano’s win was his first of the young season after winning last years Monster Energy NASCAR Cup.
“It was a lot of fun,” Logano said. “It’s a nice feeling to get back in the playoffs. Team Penske 1-2 — it shows the speed we got. Brad was able to get it last week, and obviously with him second and us first, it was a great day for Team Penske.”
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Kevin Harvick started on the poll, won the first stage and led the most laps of the race, but had trouble all day leaving his pit box as his tires would spin out nearly every time, costing him precious time. Hometown favorites Kyle and Kurt Busch didn’t disappoint. Kyle bid at a weekend trifecta fell just short in his third-place effort, while his older brother finished in the top-five in his home track for the first time in 14 years.
For the second week in a row, the race avoided any of the mass cassualties sustained at Daytona. The only caution flags administered all day were to end stages, and the only real contact was a pair of times between an aggressive Ricky Stenhouse and Erik Jones.
Sporting News provided live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Pennzoil 400. Check out the details of the race below.
Pennzoil 400 results: 2019 winner, order of finish
The top 20 finishers from the 2019 Pennzoil 400 are in order below. Here’s a full list of results .
NASCAR at Las Vegas: Live updates, highlights from Pennzoil 400
Lead changes: 19
Lap leaders: Joey Logano (85), Kevin Harvick (89), Kurt Busch (23), William Byron (21), Brad Keselowski (17), Daniel Suarez (12), Kyle Busch (9), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (5)
The race is scheduled to start at 3:30 p.m. ET. Live updates will begin at that time.
6:23 p.m.: Wow Keselowski came really close, but Logano holds on for his first win of the season!
CHECKERED FLAG: @joeylogano hits the jackpot and takes the win at @LVMotorSpeedway !
Leaderboard: https://t.co/8sfExuvPJE pic.twitter.com/rJIugAIWSg
6:17 p.m.: Logano has built his lead to over one second with just 10 laps to go!
6:13 p.m.: Teammates Keselowski and Logano sliding back and forth for the lead. Harvick and Kyle Busch are closing.
As @DaleJr would say… SLIDE JOB! SLIDE JOB! @keselowski sneaks by Joey Logano for the race lead! #NASCAR #Pennzoil400 pic.twitter.com/Bp29qfE4XZ
6:09 p.m.: Well that didn’t take long! Keselowski takes over first.
NEW LEADER: @keselowski slides by his teammate for the lead with 27 laps to go!
Don’t miss this finish on FOX. pic.twitter.com/mNnffMhPGi
6:08 p.m.: Keselowski only led the final 32 laps of his win last week at Atlanta. He’s up to second with 30 left.
6:02 p.m.: Most drivers have now pitted for likely the final time with 40 laps to go. It’s Logano’s race to lose!
Lap 230 Rundown:
37 laps to go! #Pennzoil400 | @LVMotorSpeedway | #NASCAR
5:55 p.m.: Halfway through the final stage, and now it’s Logano out front. Harvick is second, followed by Kyle Busch and Stenhouse.
NEW LEADER: @joeylogano closes the gap and passes @KevinHarvick on the high line! #Pennzoil400 | #NASCARGoesWest pic.twitter.com/M86uriJ7fY
5:48 p.m.: William Byron takes some damage after hitting the wall, but continues racing.
5:41 p.m.: It’s been a while, but Harvick returns to the lead with 80 laps remaining.
🚨 New Leader at @LVMotorSpeedway ! 🚨 @KevinHarvick | @JimmyJohns pic.twitter.com/BRtiVDLkPF
5:30 p.m.: The other Busch brother tastes the lead in his hometown. Kurt Busch takes over!
Throwing it back to 1999! @KurtBusch | @LVMotorSpeedway pic.twitter.com/VHkFzpwL1r
5:20 p.m.: Joey Logano gets the checkered flag for Stage 2. Harvick and Truex Jr. close behind!
The No. 22 @Team_Penske #FordMustang of @joeylogano wins Stage 2! 👊 #Pennzoil400 pic.twitter.com/u2ZKyKrNcB
5:04 p.m.: Oof! Busch is too fast going into pit road. He’s penalized and drops to 17th. William Byron to the lead.
Too fast on pit road for Kyle Busch.
Will that ruin the pursuit of the Vegas sweep? #Pennzoil400 pic.twitter.com/p0ZrNFF3Tw
5:00 p.m.: The hometown kid needed just half of Stage 2 to take his first lead!
NEW LEADER: @KyleBusch is on the hunt for the weekend sweep!
Tune in on FOX or watch in the @FOXSports app: https://t.co/oWWAut6pxx pic.twitter.com/yly9J8PimJ
4:52 p.m.: Logano takes back the lead with Kyle Busch in second…Let us not forget those two have thrown fists before.
. @joeylogano to the #Pennzoil400 LEAD! @CocaColaRacing | #OrangeVanilla pic.twitter.com/pqpTPU36TO
4:46 p.m.: Erik Jones and Ricky Stenhouse have been going at it. Just made contact for the second time.
4:42 p.m.: And our winner from last week makes his first appearance at the top. Brad Keselowski takes the lead to begin Stage 2!
A two-tire stop wins @keselowski the race off of pit road!
Stage 2 coming up next on FOX and the @FOXSports app: https://t.co/oWWAut6pxx pic.twitter.com/PNydQYcTSM
4:30 p.m.: It was a clean Stage 1! Kevin Harvick takes the first stage with Kyle Busch and Joey Logano close behind.
Stage 1 Winner: @KevinHarvick ! #Pennzoil400 | @NASCAR pic.twitter.com/6DLZZhKXLi
4:23 p.m.: Harvick takes back the lead after everyone has now stopped on pit road.
NEW LEADER: @KevinHarvick assumes the lead as @Daniel_SuarezG and @Mc_Driver hit pit road.
Follow the end of Stage 1: https://t.co/8sfExuvPJE pic.twitter.com/BEFvKHXU3b
4:16 p.m.: Ryan Blaney enters pit road for the second time in 12 laps. Having some tire problems.
Trouble early today for @Blaney , who had to come back for an unscheduled pit stop here in Stage 1.
25 laps remain in the stage on FOX! pic.twitter.com/XdbUp1HsYV
4:10 p.m.: Halfway through Stage 1 and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is the first into pit road.
. @StenhouseJr brings it to pit road at Lap 40 after a strong start.
He’s followed by @ClintBowyer among others. pic.twitter.com/kc15Tc4mzv
4:04 p.m.: Smooth sailing 30 laps in. No trips to pit road, and Harvick has led the entire way.
3:52 p.m.: Already three- and four-wide racing. This race is going to be fun!
Hold on tight, race fans! #Pennzoil400 pic.twitter.com/aWD922cHl1
3:48 p.m.: Viva Las Vegas, here we go!
3:30 p.m.: Can Kyle Busch achieve the weekend sweep? We’re minutes away from his try at the three-peat.
It’s RACEDAY with @mmschocolate . Let’s go get it today #RowdyNation 👊🏻
🕰 3:30 PM ET pic.twitter.com/NOOYN3az1v
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