Logano holds off Keselowski for Vegas NASCAR win

Joey Logano snatched a win away from Kyle Larson in the second race of a NASCAR doubleheader.
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Sunday, Mar. 3, 2019
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Joey Logano has held off teammate Brad Keselowski to win a clean, exciting NASCAR Cup Series race in Las Vegas.
Logano drove his Team Penske Ford to his 22nd career victory and his first of the season, narrowly answering Keselowski's last-lap passing attempt down the stretch.
Logano had never won a Cup race in Vegas in 11 tries during his first 10 full-time seasons, although he won an Xfinity Series race here in 2017.
Kyle Busch finished third, unable to recover from a mid-race speeding penalty in the hometown driver's quest for the third three-race weekend sweep in NASCAR history.
Pole-sitter Kevin Harvick was fourth, and Kurt Busch finished fifth for the Las Vegas native's first top-five finish at his home track since 2005.
The first race under NASCAR's full new rules package produced a caution-free event with some exciting action up front, including a couple of wild restarts after the two segments.