Will Joey Logano ever fulfill his promise and became a bona fide Sprint Cup star and perennial championship contender?
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 Luke will agree; other times, they may have slightly differing opinions; and on occasion, they'll be at each other's throats.
Each writer will also assign a "flag" value to his opinion on the question: checkered flag if it's a slam dunk, green flag if he's mostly convinced, yellow flag if it's a toss-up, red flag if he's pessimistic, or black flag if he's dead set in opposition to the idea.
Luke: In an earlier column this week, I remarked that Logano—dubbed “Sliced Bread” by former driver Randy LaJoie—has been running more like burnt toast lately. This extended slump dates back to the b...