The 25-year-old Byron from Charlotte, North Carolina, led 64 of 317 over-scheduled laps and prevailed in two late-race restarts, including one in overtime, to fend off teammate Kyle Larson and nab second consecutive Cup victory in the desert valley.
Kyle Larson was fasted in NASCAR Cup Series qualifying and claimed the Busch Light Pole Award for Sunday’s United Rentals Work United 500. He led the session in his No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet with a 130.237 mph lap, earning his second career pole at Phoenix Raceway and his 15th career pole.
The NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series head to Phoenix Raceway this weekend while the Camping World Truck Series is off until March 18 at Atlanta Speedway. The ARCA Menards Series will kickstart the racing action with the General Tire 150 at 8 p.m. Friday night.
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The 28-year-old Hill from Winston, Georgia, led three times for 19 of 200-scheduled laps, including the final two as he tracked and overtook rookie Chandler Smith prior to the final lap for his second Xfinity victory of the 2023 season.
Joey Logano earned the NASCAR Cup Series Busch Light Pole Award Saturday afternoon at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a lap time of 29.024 seconds at 186.053 mph in his Team Penske Ford. It was his first pole this season and the 27th of his career.
NASCAR 2020 Cup Series champion Chase Elliott will miss an indefinite number of races after undergoing surgery Friday night to repair a fractured tibia. The injury occurred while Elliott was snowboarding in Colorado.