NASCAR Cup Las Vegas: Logano wins to advance to title race, Wallace and Larson clash

Chastain took the field three-wide on a restart with 16 laps to go to move into the lead but Logano

Among a group of cars that pitted for new tyres during the previous caution period – was coming up fast through the field

Logano finally caught Chastain with two laps to go and easily made his way around him to reclaim the lead and held on by 0.817 seconds for the victory

Logano’s victory sees him automatically advance to the championship 4 at Phoenix and will compete for the

2022 series title regardless of how he finishes in the next two races – next weekend at Homestead and then at Martinsville

The win could prove a good omen for Logano because the driver who has won the first race of the semi-final round of the playoffs has gone on to win the championship in three of the last four seasons

After exiting his car, Wallace walked over to Larson’s wrecked car and started shoving Larson