Joey Logano took the checkered flag at the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He advances to the third round of the Chase with the win.
The Team Penske driver dominated the day to win at the 1.5-mile track on Sunday, locking him into the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
Logano came away the victor, leading a race-high 227 laps. It was his first career win at Charlotte.
Chase driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. hit the wall on lap 70 at Charlotte on Sunday, leaving him one lap behind the field in the opening race of the second round of NASCAR's playoffs.
Kasey Kahne hit the wall on lap 58 and went behind the wall. Jeff Gordon was the only Chase driver running outside of the top 15 before Earnhardt's wreck. Jimmie Johnson was knocked out of the Chase last week.
Logano had to wait a day to get the win, as the Bank of America 500 was postponed a day due to rain. The race began shortly after noon on Sunday under clear skies.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.