Joey Logano posted the fastest single lap in final practice for the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway. His top speed was 196.290 mph.
During an early green flag segment of the Toyota Owners 400, Joey Logano lost a lap that he was not able to make up until a lap-269 caution waved. With only a little more than a fourth of the race remaining, he surged to eighth and earned his sixth top-10 of the season.
Joey Logano made two unscheduled pit stops at about the one-quarter mark of the Food City 500 at Bristol. He had a vibration and the crew let a tire go uncontrolled on that green flag pit stop. He battled back to finish 10th in the final rundown.
Joey Logano has scored top-five finishes in three of his last six races. Every other result was outside the top 10, which has kept him high in the points while making him hard to handicap. He finished third in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The two tracks could not be more dissimilar, but one thing is the same from last week’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway to this week’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Joey Logano will line up on the front row. With a speed of 193.306 mph, he was 0.187 seconds slower than pole sitter Carl Edwards. Logano will line up on the outside pole.
Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano posted two of the fastest laps in the first practice session for the Duck Commander 500 at Texas. The No. 2 car went 192.164 mph; the No. 22 was 192.143, which put them second and third on the chart.
Joey Logano led the field to green for the third consecutive time at Martinsville Speedway, but he did not stay there long. He lost the lead to Paul Menard on lap 22, fell outside the top five at about lap 45, and from the top 10 five laps later. During the first long green segment, he ultimately lost a lap before recovering to finish 11th.
Joey Logano won his third consecutive Martinsville Speedway pole with a speed of 97.043 mph. He will lead the field to green this Sunday for the STP 500.
Joey Logano is tied with Denny Hamlin for the fifth-best average running position in the first five races of the season. Their mark stands at 8.4.
Martin Truex Jr. will race Joey Logano differently after a confrontation between the two drivers at Auto Club Speedway sent the No. 78 into the wall, according to NBC Sports.
Joey Logano has scored top-10s in every other race this season. His seesaw this week ended on an upswing with a fourth-place finish in the Auto Club 400.
Joey Logano does not have one of the 10-best, three-year average finishes, but he could still be one of this week’s top values. He finished 39th in 2014 because of a broken rear gear to mar his average.
Joey Logano has earned 15 top-10s in his last 17 attempts on minimally-banked courses one-mile or less in length. Included in that streak is a pair of victories at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Richmond International Raceway in 2014.
Joey Logano caught and passed Kyle Busch on the final lap of the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and finished 0.675 seconds behind teammate Brad Keselowski.