February 2, 2023

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The NASCAR Cup Collection topped a champion on Sunday. Right here’s a have a look at the Energy Rankings after the NASCAR Cup Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway.

1. Joey Logano

He’s a two-time Cup Collection champion after flexing his muscle groups in a giant approach on Sunday to win the race and the title in Phoenix. Logano led 5 instances for 187 laps and sealed the cope with a powerful final run as soon as he obtained the result in separate himself from the sector. He began the yr with a win within the Busch Conflict on the Coliseum and ended it in Victory Lane hoisting one other Cup Collection championship trophy.

Playoff Grid: 1st
Final Week: third

2. Ross Chastain

The speak of the week after his wild experience across the Martinsville wall to race his approach into the Championship 4. However Chastain couldn’t full the Cinderella story and end third in Phoenix, however nonetheless adequate to complete second within the closing standings.

Playoff Grid: 2nd
Final Week: 1st

3. Christopher Bell

There was a whole lot of momentum for Bell and firm coming into the Phoenix finale after scoring the walk-off win to get to the Championship 4 the week prior at Martinsville. However regardless of having a quick automobile and mishap on a late pit cease value Bell treasured time and all he may do is race again to a tenth place end.

Playoff Grid: third
Final Week: 2nd

4. Kyle Larson

He got here into Phoenix after ending first and second the earlier two races and with a shot to win the Homeowners Championship for Hendrick Motorsports. It wasn’t to be as Larson’s top-10 end wasn’t sufficient to carry house the {hardware}.

Playoff Grid: seventh
Final Week: 4th

5. Chase Elliott

His probability at turning into a two-time champion ended after contact with Ross Chastain racing for place and Elliott’s Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was by no means the identical afterward. The season ended with a Twenty eighth-place Phoenix end.

Playoff Grid: 4th
Final Week: fifth

6. Ryan Blaney

He went winless in 2022 in a season that did see Blaney make the Playoffs and add an All-Star Race win to his resume. Sunday’s efficiency was a powerful one for the No. 12 Crew Penske Ford as Blaney led 109 laps and completed within the runner-up place.

Playoff Grid: eighth
Final Week: seventh

7. Chase Briscoe

Phoenix turned out to be a reasonably good monitor this season for Briscoe as he scored profession Cup win primary on the monitor again within the spring. He had one other good race automobile within the season finale and ended the marketing campaign with a powerful fourth-place end.

Playoff Grid: ninth
Final Week: eighth

8. Denny Hamlin

He missed out on having a shot on the title when Hamlin didn’t qualify for the Championship 4. After beginning twenty first, Hamlin did transfer by way of the sector to submit an eighth-place end when the checkered flag flew at Phoenix.

Playoff Grid: fifth
Final Week: sixth

9. William Byron

Respectable outing for Byron who had a season that started off extremely properly earlier than hitting the doldrums within the center portion of the marketing campaign. He ended heading in a greater path and his final outing of 2022 ended with a top-10 Phoenix efficiency.

Playoff Grid: sixth
Final Week: ninth

10. Tyler Reddick

A disappointing finish to his tenure at Richard Childress Racing in a yr that did see Reddick make a number of journeys to Victory Lane. His challenges Sunday at Phoenix added as much as only a twenty third place end and a lap right down to the sector.

Playoff Grid: 14th
Final Week: tenth

Dropped Out: None


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