Joey Logano outdueled Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski to take the win in the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

The win is Logano's 22nd, his first at LVMS and the third straight for Team Penske on a 1.5-mile oval.

Fresh off winning Stage 2, Logano won the race off pit road under the stage break but restarted in second as Kurt Busch stayed out under the yellow.

Busch kept the lead on the restart with a push from his former teammate Kevin Harvick. Busch initially held the upper hand over Harvick for the next 18 laps before giving way to Harvick on Lap 188.

Logano dispatched Busch for second on Lap 193 and set his sights on Harvick.

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He wasted no time getting by Harvick on Lap 211 as the final round of green flag pitstops began. The pair pitted together on Lap 216 with Logano prevailing as Harvick spun his tires exiting his pit stall.

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. and Austin Dillon briefly moved into the top two positions while the leaders pitted, but the lead cycled back around to Logano on lap 227.

Harvick's gaffe on pit road elevated Brad Keselowski to second with  Harvick and Kyle Busch trailing. Keselowski chipped away at his teammate’s lead and took the lead on Lap 240.

His time up front was short lived as Logano got the better of his teammate coming to the start/finish line on Lap 244.

Logano used the high line as he battled lapped traffic which allowed him to maintain his lead for the next 23 laps. The win looked to be sealed until the last lap.

Lapped traffic allowed Keselowski to get a slipstream off his teammate and a chance heading into the final two corners. He made one last shot coming off Turn 4 but could not draw close enough, and Logano took the win .236 of a second ahead.

Logano savored the battle with his teammate.

“Brad and I were so evenly matched and with the way the draft works, you just can’t drive away,” said Logano, who led 28 laps. “My car got tight there the last 5-6 laps and Brad was catching me so quick. I got stuck behind a lapped car. It was so close and to be able to get it there at the end – it was a lot of fun.”

With Keselowski closing, Logano noted that mirror driving on the last lap was vital to holding off his teammate.

“I figured he’s going to run the wall down there – and he did," he continued. "He made up a lot more time than I thought he would and I thought I’ve still got to run the wall. I knew that he was going to run wherever I didn’t, and he made such a good run there at the bottom. I was so tight and almost hit the wall, and I was able to just barely clear him at the end.”

Kyle Busch performed a notable comeback performance to finish third as Kevin Harvick finished fourth after leading a race-high 89 laps. Kurt Busch held on to round out the top five.

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. ran near the top ten much of the day and ended Sunday in sixth place. Aric Almirola finished a quiet seventh followed by Martin Truex, Jr. in eighth, Chase Elliott in ninth and Denny Hamlin in tenth.



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