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Is Joey Logano, newly minted victor of the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR, for real as a big-time Sprint Cup driver after proving his chops at the Tricky Triangle on Sunday?
Logano has been one of the most frustrating drivers of the last few seasons. His wealth of talent can be clearly seen at times, but inconsistencies have plagued the young driver. Some have accused owner Joe Gibbs of robbing the cradle to rush the prodigy dubbed "Sliced Bread" to NASCAR's biggest stage.
However, he may have finally turned the proverbial corner. And that's what we're here to discuss today: Does his second Cup win show Logano belongs at NASCAR's highest level and in the No. 20 Home Depot ride made famous in years past by Tony Stewart?
That’s the issue at stake in this episode of Bonus Points, a weekly feature in which Sports-at-Work writers Sam Salo and Luke Krmpotich debate a current issue in NASCAR, giving their takes on the way things ought to be. Sometimes, Sam and...
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Joey Logano followed up his Sprint Cup victory at Pocono last weekend with a win on the Nationwide Series on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
Logano held off James Buescher for his fifth Nationwide win of the year and 14th of his career. He has won four of the last five races in the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Kurt Busch, back from a one-week suspension, finished...
NASCAR's hottest driver, Joey Logano, crossed the finish line .208 seconds ahead of James Buescher in the Alliance Truck Parts 250 on Saturday for yet another Nationwide win in 2012. This marks Logano’s fifth win in 11 starts this season and his 14th overall series victory in his 99th start.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver gave Toyota its first win at Michigan in the Nationwide...
Joey Logano, you captured your first race win since 2009 less than two weeks ago. You passed a future Hall of Famer, Mark Martin, to do it. You’re...
BY MARK SCHAFER
If Joey Logano wanted to win his fifth Nationwide series of the year, it seemed like he was going to have to survive about five different restarts at the end.
But he did.
Each time, Logano was able to use the high line and pull away from field and eventually pull into victory lane for the second straight time in the NASCAR Nationwide series as well as the second straight...
BROOKLYN, Mich. — The roll continued for Joey Logano, who fought off a determined bid from James Buescher to win Saturday’s Alliance Truck Parts 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
After a restart with four laps left, Logano crossed the finish line .208 seconds ahead of runner-up Buescher to claim his fifth victory in 11 Nationwide starts this...