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Joe Gibbs Racing tamed the Monster Mile on Saturday by sweeping the top three finishing positions, led by Joey Logano.
In winning his fourth Nationwide Race of the season, Sprint Cup interloper Logano finished 1.526 seconds ahead of his part-time teammate, Ryan Truex. Just 11 days before the race, Truex had an emergency appendectomy, but was cleared to race and nearly earned his first Nationwide victory. Brian Scott finished third in a third JGR Toyota, with Kurt Busch and Justin Allgaier rounding out the top five finishers.
After spinning rookie Tim Bainey Jr., Logano came to the pits on Lap 152. Logano attributed the spin to a rookie driver not giving the leader enough room. This gave Truex the lead, until Logano flew to the lead once again with five laps remaining. Logano led 154 of 200 laps and claimed his third victory in his past four Nationwide starts.
“I’m really excited about this win here. It’s been a long time coming,” Logano said. “I feel like I’ve lost a lot of them...
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Joey Logano smashed the glass slipper Saturday at Dover International Speedway.
Charging forward from the seventh position after a restart on Lap 158 of 200, Logano overtook pole-sitter Ryan Truex for the lead on Lap 195 to win the 5-Hour Energy 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing.
In winning his fourth Nationwide race in 10 starts this...
Joey Logano qualified second in the No. 18 Dollar General Toyota for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Dover International Speedway, just behind Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Ryan Truex.
When the green flew, Logano jumped out to a position he would become familiar with during the afternoon – the lead. During the first stint, Logano led for 42 laps before...
Dover International Speedway, conveniently nicknamed the “Monster Mile” holds a bunch of memories for Joey Logano, both good and bad. Logano wrapped up his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship at Dover International Speedway in 2007, capping off a remarkable and record-breaking K&N Pro Series East that saw him win seven races over the course of the season. Logano...
Joey Logano passed Ryan Truex with a few laps left on Saturday to win the Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Truex was second and Brian Scott third for a 1-2-3 finish for Joe Gibbs Racing. Truex had the top car toward the end of the race until he got loose with less than 10 laps left. Logano capitalized and made the late charge through lapped traffic to zip...
With Denny Hamlin’s top-five finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway last weekend, the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing team retook the championship lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Owner’s Championship standings. This weekend, Joey Logano will be back behind the wheel of the No. 18 looking to extend that lead, which now stands at 10 points over the No. 6 Roush-Fenway Racing team and...
Joey Logano and the No. 20 Home Depot Toyota qualified a strong 11th for Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. It was Logano’s best career starting position at “The Monster Mile.”
When the 400-lap race started, Logano jumped up to 10th-place and found himself in either 10th or 11th for the first 50 laps of the race. The car was loose in and loose off early...
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Brian Scott qualified fifth for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway.
The No. 11 Dollar General Toyota had some handling issues early in the 200 lap race. A competition caution came out on lap 40 with Scott scored in seventh. The No. 11 Camry came to pit road for the first four-tire stop of the day. On...
Joey Logano led the way with a lap of 23.344 seconds in the final practice for the 5-Hour Energy 200 from Dover. Rounding out the top five was Elliott Sadler, Ryan Truex, Kurt Busch, and Justin Allgaier.
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