Joey Logano qualified the No. 18 GameStop Toyota in the fifth positions for Saturday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Early in the race, Logano reported that the No. 18 Toyota was “wrecking loose” on corner entry. It was a problem that would plague the driver and the team all race long.
As the problem continued, Logano would fall back all the way to 19th trying to figure out how to get the car handling better. Through a number of pit stops, crew chief Adam Stevens called for wedge, track bar, shock and air pressure changes. Nothing seemed to work to get the handling better until just past the halfway point.
When the handle of the car slowly started to get better, Logano made steady progress back towards the front. After running around 20th, Logano fought his way back to 13th.
Logano fell a lap down on lap 167, but got back via the “wave around” just a few laps later. Once again, Logano found himself running 18th with an ill-handling car...