Joey Logano won the 29th Annual Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway to lock into the last championship round

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.

Starting from 4th place Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford won the 29th Annual Can-Am 500, his 17th win in 290 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. This is his 3rd win & 25th Top 10 finish in 2016. This is his 1st win & 9th Top 10 finish in 16 races at Phoenix International Raceway. 2nd Place Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota, started from 19th place posted his 15th Top 10 finish in 23 races at Phoenix International Raceway. It is his 24th Top 10 finish in 2016. 3rd Place Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet, started from 2nd place posted his 2nd Top 10 finish in 6 races at Phoenix International Raceway.

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.

4th Place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet, started from 6th place followed by 5th place Car 41 Kurt Busch Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet, started from 12th place. 6th Place Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet, started from pole followed by 7th place Car 11 Denny Hamlin (C) FedEx Ground Toyota, started from 5th place. 8th Place Car 21 Ryan Blaney SKF Ford, started from 8th place was the highest finishing rookie. 9th Place Car 24 Chase Elliott # SunEnergy1 Chevrolet, started from 3rd place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 27 Paul Menard Rust-oleum/Menards Chevrolet, in 10th place, started from 20th place.

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 13: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 9 Cautions for 53 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 2 for Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford and Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet Crash in Turn 3. 2nd Caution on lap 83 for Car 31 Ryan Newman Cat Minestar Chevrolet and Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet Crash on the frontstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 133 for Debris on the frtonstretch. 4th Caution on lap 212 for Debris in Turn 1. 5th Caution on lap 219 for Car 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet, Car 16 Greg Biffle Performance Plus Ford and Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Kobalt Chevrolet Crash in Turn 2. 6th Caution on lap 257 for Car 31 Ryan Newman Cat Minestar Chevrolet and Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota Crash in Turn 1. 7th Caution on lap 267 for Debris in Turn 3. 8th Caution on lap 312 for Car 95 Michael McDowell ON Semiconductors/Malwarebytes Chevrolet Spin in Turn 3. 9th Caution on lap 318 for Car 95 Michael McDowell ON Semiconductors/Malwarebytes Chevrolet and Car 88 Alex Bowman(i) Nationwide Chevrolet Crash on the frontstretch.

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 13: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Robert Laberge/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 8 Lead Changes among 5 drivers: Lap Leaders: A. Bowman(i) 1-92; J. Logano (C) 93-119; J. Johnson (C) 120-132; A. Bowman(i) 133; J. Logano (C) 134-156; A. Bowman(i) 157-257; D. Hamlin (C) 258-261; M. Kenseth (C) 262-316; J. Logano (C) 317-324. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Lead, Laps Led): A. Bowman(i) 3 times for 194 laps; J. Logano (C) 3 times for 58 laps; M. Kenseth (C) 1 time for 55 laps; J. Johnson (C) 1 time for 13 laps; D. Hamlin (C) 1 time for 4 laps.

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 13: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 13, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.

Joey Logano beat Kyle Busch to the checkered flag on the 2nd Green, White, Checker attempt with a Margin of Victory: 0.587 Seconds. On the 1st attempt of a Green, White, Checker Car 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota & Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet had contact.

2016 Completed Chase Grid - Championship 4

2016 Completed Chase Grid – Championship 4

The 4 drivers in final championship round:
Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Kobalt Chevrolet Hendrick Motorsports
Car 19 Carl Edwards Stanley Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing
Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford Team Penske
Car 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 35
Unofficial Race Results for the 29Th Annual Can-Am 500 – Sunday, November 13, 2016
Phoenix International Raceway – Avondale, AZ – 1 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 324 Laps – 324 Miles

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Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 4. Car 22 Joey Logano (C) Shell Pennzoil Ford 324 Running
2. 19. Car 18 Kyle Busch (C) M&M’s Toyota 324 Running
3. 2. Car 42 Kyle Larson Target Chevrolet 324 Running
4. 6. Car 4 Kevin Harvick (C) Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 324 Running
5. 12. Car 41 Kurt Busch (C) Monster Energy/Haas Automation Chevrolet 324 Running
6. 1. Car 88 Alex Bowman(i) Nationwide Chevrolet 324 Running
7. 5. Car 11 Denny Hamlin (C) FedEx Ground Toyota 324 Running
8. 8. Car 21 * Ryan Blaney # SKF Ford 324 Running
9. 3. Car 24 Chase Elliott # SunEnergy1 Chevrolet 324 Running
10. 20. Car 27 Paul Menard Rust-oleum/Menards Chevrolet 324 Running
11. 9. Car 1 Jamie McMurray Sherwin Williams Chevrolet 324 Running
12. 15. Car 31 Ryan Newman Cat Minestar Chevrolet 324 Running
13. 13. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 324 Running
14. 14. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 324 Running
15. 25. Car 14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1 Chevrolet 324 Running
16. 24. Car 16 Greg Biffle Performance Plus Ford 324 Running
17. 18. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Fry’s/Clorox Chevrolet 324 Running
18. 22. Car 13 Casey Mears GEICO Military Chevrolet 324 Running
19. 11. Car 19 Carl Edwards (C) Stanley Toyota 324 Running
20. 28. Car 38 Landon Cassill MDS Transport Ford 324 Running
21. 10. Car 20 Matt Kenseth (C) Dollar General Toyota 324 Running
22. 27. Car 43 Aric Almirola USAF Ford 322 Running
23. 21. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Roush Performance Ford 322 Running
24. 34. Car 15 Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy Chevrolet 322 Running
25. 32. Car 83 Matt DiBenedetto JAS Expedited Tracking Toyota 322 Running
26. 36. Car 46 Michael Annett Pilot Flying J Chevrolet 321 Running
27. 29. Car 7 Regan Smith Nikko RC/Toy State Chevrolet 321 Running
28. 23. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 321 Running
29. 16. Car 10 Danica Patrick Nature’s Bakery Chevrolet 320 Running
30. 33. Car 44 Brian Scott # Safeway Ford 319 Running
31. 31. Car 23 David Ragan Dr Pepper Toyota 319 Running
32. 30. Car 34 Chris Buescher # Dockside Logistics Ford 318 Running
33. 35. Car 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # Can-Am/Kappa Ford 318 Running
34. 26. Car 95 Michael McDowell ON Semiconductors/Malwarebytes Chevrolet 318 Running
35. 39. Car 55 * DJ Kennington(i) Northern Provincial Pipelines Chevrolet 316 Running
36. 38. Car 98 * Reed Sorenson Speed Stick Chevrolet 315 Running
37. 37. Car 30 * Gray Gaulding Feed the Children Chevrolet 296 Fuel Pump
38. 17. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson (C) Kobalt Chevrolet 296 Running
39. 7. Car 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 289 Running
40. 40. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota 258 Accident
Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: No. 38 (rear gear change). Failed to Qualify: N/A
Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 08 Mins, 59 Secs. Average Speed: 102.866 MPH. Margin of Victory: 0.587 Seconds.
American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award : Kyle Busch, #18 Coors Light

Pole Award: Alex Bowman, #88 140.521 mph. Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race”: Alex Bowman, #88. Ingersoll Rand Power Move: Kyle Larson, #42 5 positions. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Hendrick Engines, #88. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18. Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race: Kyle Busch, #18 crew chief Adam Stevens, 0.118 seconds. Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Kyle Larson, #42. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Ryan Blaney, #21.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Nov. 20, 2016 – Homestead-Miami Speedway

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