Who Won The NASCAR Race Yesterday?

Who Won The NASCAR Race Yesterday?


The winner of Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway offered himself peace of thoughts for a subsequent couple of weeks.

Denny Hamlin would not fear approximately the imminent chaos at Talladega and the Charlotte Roval, way to his win withinside the South Point four hundred. He completed 0.442 seconds beforehand of protecting Cup Series champion Chase Elliott, who drove via site visitors to reduce into Hamlin's lead withinside the final laps.

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Hamlin can now begin making ready for the Round of eight even as the opposite playoff drivers combat to get into the subsequent spherical.

Below is greater approximately Hamlin's win Sunday, plus the entire effects of the race.

Who received the NASCAR race yesterday?

Denny Hamlin received the primary race of a spherical for the second time in a row on this year's playoffs. He additionally received the primary race withinside the Round of 16, a victory at Darlington that placed him into the Round of 12.

"I’m so glad to now no longer should fear approximately the subsequent weeks, however, I am an expert and I will paintings simply as difficult every and each week to win," he informed NBCSN's Dave Burns after the race.

Hamlin turned into at his great withinside the 2nd 1/2 of Sunday's race. He received Stage 2 and turned out the front for a maximum of Stage 3. He gave up the lead throughout green-flag pit stops however retook manipulate with 39 laps ultimate after anybody had pitted.

Hamlin led a race-excessive 137 laps withinside the 267-lap event.

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Elliott is 6th withinside the playoff factors standings following his runner-up finish.

"Felt like we have got been acting at a surely quality stage the remaining 3 or 4 weeks, we simply have not had excellent effects to expose for it," Elliott informed Burns. "Proud of the attempt tonight. I'm searching ahead to the subsequent. It's going to be wild."    


NASCAR lists Denny Hamlin as being in the first location due to his win Sunday, despite the fact that he nonetheless trails Kyle Larson via way of means of 14 factors withinside the standings. Larson is nicely on his manner to the Round of eight after a 10th-location run at Las Vegas. He is fifty-seven factors beforehand of ninth-location motive force William Byron.

Joining Byron beneath the reduced line after the Round of 12 openers is Kevin Harvick, who moved off the lowest with a ninth-location finish; Alex Bowman and Christopher Bell. Byron, Bowman, and Bell had the worst finishes amongst Round of 12 drivers. They got here domestic 18th, twenty-second, and 24th, respectively.   

NASCAR effects from Las Vegas

Denny Hamlin turned into first amongst 3 Joe Gibbs Racing drivers to location withinside the pinnacle 4 Sunday. Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. completed 0.33 and fourth, respectively. Hendrick Motorsports Chase Elliott broke up the organization with a runner-up finish. Team Penske's Ryan Blaney rounded out the pinnacle five.   

The very last races withinside the Round of 12 are the YellaWood 500 at Talladega on Sunday, Oct. 3 (2 p.m. ET; NBC, TSN3, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), and the Bank of American ROVAL four hundred at Charlotte on Sunday, Oct. 10.

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