Cup Series Recap: 2024 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Las Vegas Motor Speedway)

Kyle Larson dominated, leading 241 out of 267 laps to win the race. Tyler Reddick and Ryan Blaney showed impressive gains, finishing second and third. Early incidents affected top drivers, including Joey Logano and Chris Buescher.

Cup Series Recap: 2024 Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube (Las Vegas Motor Speedway)

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Kyle Larson showed dominant form, leading a race-high 241 laps out of 267 and finishing first after starting in second. His ARP was 1.56, and he had a net gain rating of 5.34. Joey Logano, who led early, struggled later despite his pole position, ending in ninth with an ARP of 10.73 and a net gain rating of 0.52. This sharp fall reflected a challenging run marred by fluctuations in his speed and position.

Tyler Reddick showed significant improvement, finishing second after starting eighteenth, showcasing a notable ARP of 5.5 and a net gain rating of 5.65. Ryan Blaney, starting fifteenth, managed a third-place finish with an ARP of 8.17 and a net gain rating of 3.7. Ross Chastain had a wild race, moving from twentieth to fourth, evidenced by an ARP of 16.31 and a net gain rating of 2.7, indicating strategic position gains despite overall struggle in consistency.

Incidents affected several drivers, including Chris Buescher, who was involved in an early accident and concluded the race in thirty-seventh after a solid start, thus confirming the impact of late cautions in spoiling ARP. Bubba Wallace saw a bonanza of issues finishing thirty-fifth after starting fifth, depicted by his ARP of 25.42 and a net loss. Michael McDowell also dropped from twelfth to twenty-fifth, and Kyle Busch fell from eighth to twenty-sixth, pointing to both strategic missteps and the unpredictable nature of this race.

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