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To say that Sunday's win at Michigan was huge for Joey Logano would be one of the bigger understatements of the season. Anytime you can win in our sport is huge.
t look back, but stacking those three races together would have him solidly in the Chase.
The reality though is this team is red hot with only three races to go to make the Chase. Winning Sunday at Michigan was definitely a came-changer for the Joey Logano and the No. 22 team. Now the key will be to see if with only three races to go, can they take advantage of it.
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Joey Logano finished Sunday afternoon’s Pure Michigan 400 where he started it, at the front of the pack.
With three races until the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Logano added his name to the list of drivers vying for a chance to win the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
Logano started first at Michigan International Speedway, and while...
The old kid in town turned into the new kid in the Wild Card standings.
Although the Pure Michigan 400 evolved into a traditional fuel mileage battle with veteran Mark Martin dominating the closing laps, it was his protege Joey Logano with enough petro to go the distance.
"I noticed he was lifting early because I was catching him on entry," Logano said. "He was able...
Joey Logano won Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Logano, who started
on the pole captured his first win of the season and third career win.
It was also Logano’s first win in the No. 22 Penske Racing Ford.
Mark Martin ran out of gas with three laps to go, after he decided not to pit on a late race pit strgedy to try and get a win for the No. 55 team...
Joey Logano boosted his chances of reaching the Chase for the
Sprint Cup, winning for the first time this season in a
fuel-mileage race at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.
At NASCAR's fastest track, only one thing really mattered in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400: Being out front and getting clean air on the nose of your car -- well, that and having enough gasoline to keep it there.
And that's exactly how Joey Logano scored a huge victory at Michigan International Speedway in a race that saw plenty of on-track chaos and half a dozen contenders...
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Written By: Brian Eberly, @beberly18
August 20, 2013
Joey Logano – Logano won the pole position for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway with the ninth quickest qualifying lap in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history. The No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford ran up front most of the race, leading three times for a race high 51...
Joey Logano started first, finished first, but it took him outlasting Mark Martin on fuel for him to pick up the victory in the Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway.
It was an almost mirrored performance from last year at Pocono, site of Logano’s last win, where Martin and Logano battled late for a victory. Again Logano came out on top. “I noticed he (Martin...
Sheryl Crow once sang “A Change Will Do You Good.” She’s a perfect example of how it doesn’t always work out that way (see:...
I have always said NASCAR is like a great soap opera. It's an ongoing, week in, week out, sometimes day in,day out, kind of saga. There are storylines all over the place. The action you see on the track is mirrored by all the action behind the scenes that you don't see. There is so much going on all the time that it's sometimes hard to keep up with. That's why I call...
The race at Michigan International Speedway is over and needless to say there has been some shakeup in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings.
Joey Logano won Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at the two mile Michigan International Speedway and has put himself in position for one of the wild card spots.
RESULTS: Joey Logano wins, full results from Michigan
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