Tony Stewart

Joey Logano beats Larson in unusual All-Star race

A new format to NASCAR's annual All-Star race left half the field confused to almost comical levels.

It also produced an aggressive race that ended with a thrilling finish.

Joey Logano snatched the lead away from Kyle Larson with two laps remaining Saturday night to win the $1 million exhibition event.

Although he didn't win, Larson was the star of the day. He had to race his way into the main event earlier Saturday, and earned his spot in the 20-driver field by beating Chase Elliott in a stirring last-lap door-to-door battle to the checkered flag.

"Larson is a hard racer. I watched him in the Showdown earlier today and I knew what I was up against, I knew...