Found September 17, 2012 on
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Joey Logano qualified the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota in the 10th position for Sunday afternoon’s 267-lap GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL.
At the drop of the green, Logano started a slow and steady charge to the front. By lap five, he was in ninth and 30 laps in he was running strong in seventh and catching the top-five.
Logano reported that the car’s balance was not that far off. The car was snug in the center of the corner and loose off. By lap 50, Logano had moved himself into the top-five.
All afternoon long, crew chief Jason Ratcliff made minor adjustments on the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota, including air pressure, wedge and track bar adjustments. The track continued to loosen up, making Ratcliff’s adjustments even more important to keep up with the constantly changing track.
Logano ran as high as third and was catching the top-two drivers just before the halfway mark.
On lap 148, Logano came into the pits for a green-flag pit stop. He slid the car through...
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