Why Ford is gambling big on Stewart-Haas Racing

So why, exactly, did Ford Motor Co. invest untold millions of dollars into bring Stewart-Haas Racing into the Blue Oval?Simple: Ford very badly wants to win a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Manufacturers’ Championship, something it hasn’t done since 2002.Let’s give that a little context.Last year, the only Ford driver to make it to the Championship Round of the Chase was Joey Logano...
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2 days ago

Why Atlanta needs new pavement and why drivers don't like it

Predictably, there were groans when Atlanta Motor Speedway disclosed Tuesday that after the completion of the upcoming Monster Energy Cup Series race on March 5, the track would be repaved for the first time since 1997.Atlanta is one of the more popular tracks on the circuit precisely because its pavement is so old — the second oldest surface in NASCAR’s top series.“I love...
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18 days ago

2016 Season In Review: Joey Logano

Joey Logano just missed first career NASCAR Cup championship in 2016.
Via CSN Chicago
20 days ago

Joey Logano pays it forward by buying gas for Charlotte motorists

Joey Logano surprises motorists by buying their gas.
Via CSN Chicago
29 days ago

WATCH: Joey Logano Finishes Second in Points at Homestead

CUP: Joey Logano talks about racing with Carl Edwards and his runner-up finish in the Chase.
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson ties Petty and Earnhardt with 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship

In NASCAR, it’s not about where you start but where you finish. After having to start at the back of the field, Jimmie Johnson marched through from 40th place and dodged a big accident late in the race to make history. Not only did Johnson win the Ford EcoBoost 400, he tied legends like Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt by winning his 7th NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. In all...
Via The Comeback
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Forget about points, Logano racing to win at Talladega

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Joey Logano knows he is in the most precarious of positions heading to the Chase elimination race at Talladega, tied for the eighth and final spot for advancing to the next round of NASCAR's playoffs. There are two clear strategies his Penske Racing team could employ. The first is the relatively low-risk option: They could spend the entire race at the unpredictable...
Via Associated Press
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Logano wins another pole at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) Joey Logano has won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. It's Logano's third pole in 16 Cup races at MIS, and the previous two times he won the pole, he also went on to win the race. That includes his victory at Michigan in June. Logano won Friday with a lap of 201.698 mph in his No. 22 Ford. Jimmie Johnson was second...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Logano sets sights on another road course win

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) A year ago, Joey Logano came to Watkins Glen International hoping for a road course breakthrough to add to his resume. He departed with two trophies after a weekend sweep of the Xfinity and Sprint Cup races. He's back at The Glen aiming for a repeat performance and started strong, winning Saturday's Xfinity Zippo 200 from the pole just as he did a year...
Via Associated Press
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Logano wins Xfinity pole at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) Joey Logano has won his second straight the pole for the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International. Logano turned a track-record fast lap of 124.552 mph on Friday to edge Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski. The pole for Logano, the defending champion of the Zippo 200, was the 31st of his career, breaking a tie with Mark Martin for second place. It's...
Via Associated Press
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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