In Las Vegas, William Byron triumphs over Hendrick, who takes control.

A Hendrick Motorsports driver was expected to win the NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas on Sunday, either way.

William Byron, a teammate of Kyle Larson’s, was in position to take the Pennzoil 400 victory in overtime after a late caution.

dominates NASCAR Auto Racing in Las Vegas William Byron, who won a NASCAR Cup Series auto race on Sunday, March 5, 2023, in Las Vegas, celebrates in Victory Lane. (Photo by Ellen Schmidt/AP) (Photo by Ellen Schmidt, AP) A Hendrick Motorsports driver was expected to win Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas, according to MARK ANDERSON, an AP sports writer. This article was published at 9:47 AM on March 6, 2023, and was last updated at 6:47 PM on March 6, 2023.

William Byron, a teammate of Kyle Larson’s, was in position to take the Pennzoil 400 victory in overtime after a late caution.

Recent News from Byron took the lead on the second to last lap of OT to cap off Hendrick’s dominant day. Hendrick’s Byron, Larson, and Alex Bowman drove Chevrolets to victory in that order, making them the top three drivers.

The March race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year was won by Bowman.

Byron won for the fifth time in six Cup seasons after leading 176 laps.

Byron stated, “I’ve led a lot of laps in a few races, but to be this good with this team is definitely a good sign.” Having a team around me that can execute that well is a different feeling for me. That simply requires teamwork.

Larson seemed set out toward triumph when Aric Almirola hit the stopping point thus four on lap No. 264, which resulted in the second warning of the day.

Larson stated, “I feel like I could have eight or 10 more Cup wins if there weren’t cautions in the last five laps.” I don’t remember very many of them going my way.

A lap later, the majority of the leaders stopped, with Martin Truex Jr. in his Joe Gibbs Racing No. 19 Toyota has decided to remain out. Byron, at the number 24 Chevy easily overtook Truex after the restart, coming out of the pit road ahead of Larson.

For the first time in his career, Byron, who started alongside Joey Logano in the first row, won both stages. Truex won both stages in Las Vegas in 2017 and 2018, and both Kevin Harvick and Truex went on to win.

The owner of his team, Rick Hendrick, told Fox Sports that Chase Elliott, the 2020 Cup Series champion, will begin physical therapy on Monday.

Hendrick reported that Elliott has returned to his residence in Dawsonville, Georgia, where he underwent surgery on Friday to repair a fractured tibia. Friday, Elliott was hurt in a snowboarding accident. He owns a house in Vail, Colorado, with his family.

“Truly, the help I’ve gotten over the most recent few days is far more prominent than I merit,” he posted in a subsequent tweet.

Josh Berry replaced Elliott in the No. 9 Chevy placed 29th overall. Jeff Andrews, general manager of Hendrick, stated that Phoenix the following weekend would determine who would drive that vehicle.

his day at 183. When Logano collided with Brad Keselowski while running three-wide with Kyle Busch on the apron and Keselowski in the middle, the Team Penske No. 22 Ford through the wall

Logano stated, “I’m sure (Keselowski) didn’t mean to do it.” What are you going to do, isn’t that so? We were encircled.

Logano, who started on the pole and finished 15th, had a tough day overall.

Logano stated, “You kind of expect it a little bit more performance today than what we had considering how we’ve been here in the past.” The overall speed is just off. We were pretty close, but not fast enough.

Bubba Wallace, who owns and operates the 23XI Racing No. 23 Toyota came in fourth place. He did not belong to the Hendrick garage but was the best finisher.

Wallace stated, “It was right there in the top seven or eight the entire time.” When the caution came out, I was going to settle for sixth place. The best it had all race, my car started really, really well on the restart.

There was no home-track advantage on Sunday’s first stage for Busch and Noah Gragson, the drivers from Las Vegas. Gragson was penalized twice for speeding on pit road after Busch hit the wall. A third speeding ticket was later dropped from Gragson.

Busch, a two-time Cup Series champion whose only top-level victory at Las Vegas came in 2009, has struggled in his hometown before. He was on Sunday 14th.

Gragson, a rookie in the Cup Series, placed 30th

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