Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/5/12
Penske Racing made the safe choice. By selecting Joey Logano to drive the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford in 2013, team owner Roger Penske will not have to deal with the drama of a champion. Nor will he have to contend with the insecurities of a driver who has yet to taste victory in stock car competition or a racer who is far from being a weekly contender. Sure, Logano is far from ready to compete for the Sprint Cup championship, but give him time. "He was the right guy for us," said Penske Racing president Tim Cindric. And in an organization historically known for not having a one-team concept, Logano received the blessing of Brad Keselowski. It was actually Penske's alpha driver who recommended Logano pursue the ride. "He played a very big role in getting me in here and getting me a meeting with Roger," Logano said. "And that means a lot to have a teammate that really wants you there, that you can work together with and he's been doing a great job. "To come in here and see what ...
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