Logano Dominant in XFINITY Series Win at Phoenix
Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano pulled off an absolutely dominant win Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway in the Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race.
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After finishing second in four straight XFINITY Series races, Logano captured his fourth straight pole and practically went wire-to-wire for the victory, relenting only 24 laps along the way. The win is Logano’s second at Phoenix, the 22nd of his career, and his first since his September 28, 2013 win at Dover.
“I was able to take off faster on restarts and get a nice lead and then Matt’s (Kenseth) car was looser than mine so that is why I was able to get a lead,” Logano noted post-race. “Once we started running a few laps I would get tight and he would start catching up to me because his balance was a little more free. I kept hoping for lap traffic because I was better in traffic and that is where I made up time.”
Second-place finisher Matt Kenseth led for 14 laps, and Kevin Harvick finished third after starting in second on the grid.
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