Joey Logano qualified the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota 19th for Sunday night’s running of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
When the green flag flew, Logano reported that the car was tight center and on corner exit. With the changing track conditions of going from daylight to nighttime, Logano and crew chief Jason Ratcliff began talking about ways to fix the handling of the car.
The car continued to be tight through the first several round of pit stops. Wedge and track bar adjustments, along with air pressure changes, made the car just a little better, but not good enough and Logano eventually lost a lap.
As the long runs went on, the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota would get better. However, Logano had already lost track position and was forced to fight from the back.
Logano ran as high as 15th and as low as 32nd during the 600-mile race.
Late in the going, Ratcliff gambled and left Logano out hoping for a late caution when the team was just one-lap down. However, th...