Las Vegas winners and losers


A look at the winners and losers from the weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:


Hendrick Motorsports — Has won two of the first four races with William Byron (Miami) and Kyle Larson (Las Vegas).

Brad Keselowski A week after his car went away in the second half of the race at Miami, Keselowski finished second at Las Vegas.

Kyle Busch Finished a season-high third, giving him back-to-back top 10s with new crew chief Ben Beshore.

Erik JonesHis 10th-place finish was Richard Petty Motorsports’ first top 10 since last year’s regular-season finale in August at Daytona with Bubba Wallace.

John Hunter Nemechek He said his move to the Camping World Truck Series was to get back to winning. He did just that at Las Vegas.

AJ AllmendingerTook the lead on a late restart and won the Xfinity race at Las Vegas.


Aric AlmirolaFinished last for his third finish of 30th or worse this year. He has not placed better than 17th this season.

Stewart-Haas Racing — None of its four cars finished better than 20th Sunday. Kevin Harvick was 20th, Chase Briscoe was 21st, Cole Custer was 25th and Aric Almirola was 38th.

Alex BowmanA cut tire late in the race forced Bowman to give up a top-10 spot and pit under green. He finished 27th.