In his only NASCAR Nationwide Series road race of the year, Joey Logano qualified his No. 18 GameStop/BuyMyTronics.com Toyota in the sixth position for Saturday afternoon’s race.
As the green flew, Logano started showing his road course abilities, fighting a tight car and moving himself from sixth to fourth before the first round of pit stops.
As is customary on NASCAR’s road courses, pit strategy is just as important as a fast racecar. Crew chief Adam Stevens called Logano into the pits for his first stop on lap 20. The team made minimal adjustments and got the No. 18 GameStop Toyota out fast.
When green flag stops, cycled through, Logano found himself running second and fell to third during the second stint of the event. Logano came in to pit again at lap 51 and Stevens made more minor changes to get the No. 18 running better.
Logano found himself running some of his fastest times of the day after his second stop. On lap 55, Logano was running with leaders Kyle Busch and Carl ...