Kyle Larson clinches a championship 4 berth with a victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 on Sunday.
The NASCAR Cup Series is coming down the home stretch with three races remaining before the grand championship finale. The field found themselves back out west racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. After an unpredictable second round in the playoffs, the field anticipated Las Vegas as a chance to settle in for the third round. Las Vegas Motor Speedway is the only traditional speedway left to be raced, so teams looked to take full advantage of the opportunity.
Kyle Larson takes Hendrick Motorsports to the Championship 4 with a win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400.
LAS VEGAS _ Kyle Larson earned this trophy the old-fashioned way. The driver of the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet led the most laps and swept both stage wins but still had to hold off a hard-charging, equally motivated Christopher Bell at the finish line to claim a dramatic victory in Sunday’s South Point 400 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Joey Logano claims victory in Vegas for his ticket in the Championship Four in the NASCAR Cup Series South Point 400 on Sunday afternoon.
Las Vegas, Nev. – Team Penske’s Joey Logano became the first driver to secure a position in the Championship 4 with a shot at the NASCAR Cup Series 2022 Championship thanks to a valiant surge to victory in the final laps of Sunday’s South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Denny Hamlin wins at Las Vegas to secure a spot in the next playoff round for the NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday night.
LAS VEGAS – As he crossed the Las Vegas Motor Speedway finish line to claim the South Point 400 trophy, Denny Hamlin screamed into his team radio, ‘Viva Las Vegas.‘ And indeed, it was that kind of night for the perennial championship contender, who led a race-best 137 of the 267 laps to earn his first Las Vegas victory in 20 starts and take an automatic bid into the next round of the Playoffs.
A first Las Vegas win for Kurt Busch in the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway advances him to the Round of 8 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
With the opening round of the 2020 Cup Series Playoffs in the books, the show moves out west for a 400-mile race in Las Vegas. The playoff standings are extremely close coming into the race with a few surprising drivers already fighting to move on. Teams look forward to this event as an opportunity to gain points or even win a race before everyone heads to Talladega Superspeedway.