Found March 26, 2012 on Captain Thunder Racing:
photo credit:  getty images FONTANA, Calif.—- Joey Logano kept the Joe Gibbs Racing streak alive. Fighting off challenges from a succession of rivals, Logano, the Coors Light Pole Award winner, gave JGR its eighth consecutive Nationwide Series victory at Auto Club Speedway in winning the Royal Purple 300 by 1.066 seconds over runner-up Ricky Stenhouse Jr. The victory was Logano's first of the season, second at Fontana and the 10th of his career. Logano is the first Sprint Cup Series regular to win a Nationwide race this season. "It's important to keep the streak going," said Logano, who survived a wild restart with 12 laps left and pulled away for the win. "You don't want to be the guy who didn't win it and broke the streak. Obviously, it makes me work extra hard -- not that we don't work hard any other weekend; we try to win every one of them -- but to keep a streak going like that is important for our whole company." Brad Keselowski ran thi...

Logano tops Nationwide field at Fontana

Joey Logano has won the Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway. Logano is the first Sprint Cup Series driver to win a Nationwide race this season. His 10th career Nationwide win Saturday also extended Joe Gibbs Racing's streak of eight consecutive Nationwide victories in Fontana. After starting from the pole, Logano reclaimed the lead after a restart with 12 laps to go...

NASCAR: Joey Logano Wins Nationwide Race at Fontana

Joey Logano had a lot to celebrate at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday. The 21-year-old won first the Nationwide race pole and then took the checkered flag, leading 92 of 150 laps in the Purple Royal 300. With the win, Logano snapped one streak and extended another. “JoLo” became the first Cup Series regular to win a Nationwide Series race in 2012, breaking an unusual losing...

Joe Gibbs Racing Makes It Eight In A Row

Joe Gibbs Racing once again flexed their muscles at Fontana.  Word has it they are thinking of changing the name of the trophy to the JGR Trophy.  It seems that JGR owns this track, not that the previous seven wins in a row wasn’t a valid enough reason, but eight in a row just makes it that much sweeter. Not only did Joey Logano dominate, the Sprint Cup regulars finally got...
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