Mon. Mar 27th, 2023

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The NASCAR Cup Sequence ended the West Coast swing on Sunday. Right here’s a take a look at the “Energy Rankings” Phoenix Raceway:

William Byron

Again-to-back wins for Byron as he adopted a Las Vegas victory with a visit to Victory Lane Sunday in Phoenix. Byron led twice for 64 laps however one other late race warning and glorious pit cease by his crew added as much as profession win quantity six for the Hendrick Motorsports driver.

Level Standings: 4th
Final Week: 1st

2.  Kyle Larson

The Hendrick Motorsports driver seemed to be the category of the sphere profitable the pole main apply and main a race-high 201 laps at Phoenix. Nevertheless for a second straight week it was to not be for Larson who crossed the end line in fourth place.

Level Standings: fifth
Final Week: 4th

3. Kevin Harvick

The Stewart-Haas Racing had his eyes set on a tenth Phoenix win within the late going earlier than a warning got here out to vary the complexion of the race. A four-tire cease didn’t give Harvick the time he wanted to get again to the lead and he settled for a fifth-place end.

Level Standings: 2nd
Final Week: tenth

4. Kyle Busch

A good if not spectacular day for Busch the Richard Childress Racing No. 8 staff. There have been some challenges on pit street alongside the way in which as Busch did all he might do to place a top-10 efficiency on the board together with his eighth-place end.

Level Standings: ninth
Final Week: third

5. Alex Bowman

The strong starting to 2023 rolls on for Bowman who didn’t have a standout day in Phoenix however he was nonetheless adequate to put up a top-10 end and with it climb to the highest of the Cup Sequence level standings.

Level Standings: 1st
Final Week: seventh

6. Daniel Saurez

The Trackhouse Racing duo didn’t have the perfect Phoenix outing with Chastain’s struggles and Suarez not a lot of an element as many anticipated. He completed twenty second after beginning the race from the Eleventh spot.

Level Standings: Eleventh
Final Week: sixth

7. Joey Logano

The motive force who received the race held at Phoenix again in November earlier than Sunday’s return journey had additionally types of issues within the opening stage and truly fell a lap down. However Logano did make a pleasant rebound to at the least salvage an Eleventh-place efficiency.

Level Standings: twelfth
Final Week: fifth

8. Ross Chastain

A little bit of an odd day for Chastain who confirmed velocity early within the weekend with an excellent qualifying effort and to a level within the race. Nevertheless his dust-up with Hamlin ruined any likelihood for a end apart from the disappointing twenty fourth he was credited with on the finish of the race.

Level Standings: third
Final Week: 2nd

9. Christopher Bell

He continues to be the lead automobile at Joe Gibbs Racing and a carryover from how Bell ended final season. He was contained in the top-10 a lot of the afternoon in Phoenix earlier than taking the checkered flag in sixth place.

Level Standings: sixth
Final Week: NR

10. Denny Hamlin

Certified on the surface entrance row however that was the excessive water mark for Hamlin in Phoenix. He fell again and due to technique that didn’t work and a final lap incident with Ross Chastain the Joe Gibbs Racing driver ended up ending twenty third.

Level Standings: seventh
Final Week: eighth

Dropped Out: Brad Keselowski

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