Cup Series Recap: 2020 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Las Vegas Motor Speedway)

Joey Logano clinched first place with an average running position of 4.24 and a net gain rating of 4.85, showcasing consistent performance. Matt DiBenedetto and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. also displayed notable improvements.

Cup Series Recap: 2020 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Las Vegas Motor Speedway)

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Joey Logano started in fifth position and clinched first place, finishing with an average running position (ARP) of 4.24. Logano's net gain rating (GR-LR) was 4.85, showcasing his ability to perform well throughout the race. He led a significant portion of the event, showing strong performance in the latter stages. Matt DiBenedetto started 19th but finished second, demonstrating a notable improvement in his ARP of 14.12 and a net gain rating of 1.74. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. also made a substantial gain, starting from 26th to finish third, with an ARP of 14.32 and a net gain rating of 3.23.

A bonanza of positional changes occurred amongst the top finishers. Austin Dillon improved from 21st to 4th, achieving an ARP of 13.77 and a GR-LR of 2.47, while Jimmie Johnson moved from 18th to 5th with an ARP of 9.53 and a GR-LR of 2.69. Conversely, Kevin Harvick, despite leading numerous laps, started strong in third but finished in 8th place. Harvick's ARP was 3.20 but a relatively higher net gain rating of 3.11. A wild fluctuation was seen in Denny Hamlin, who started fourth and fell to a 17th place finish, with an ARP of 21.12, indicating likely impact from late-race cautions.

Other notable performances include Ryan Blaney with an exceptional improvement from the 7th to a close finish at 11th, maintaining an ARP of 3.81 and a high net gain rating of 4.87. Martin Truex Jr. showed promise by starting second but ended 20th due to late-race incidents, reflected in his ARP of 8.05 and a GR-LR of 2.63. Chase Elliott saw a dramatic end, starting 10th but receiving a rear-end damage, contributing to his 26th finish, despite an ARP of 6.64 and a net gain rating of 4.49.

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