Will 3rd Time Be a Charm For Logano?

Joey Logano is becoming in NASCAR like the San Francisco Giants are to baseball. They make the finals (World Series in MLB) in every even year. For Logano, Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) will be his third Championship 4 appearance of his career. All have come in every other year fashion. He made the 2014 finals, then again in 2016. Now, he’s back in 2018 hoping the third time will be a charm. He was fourth out of four in 2014 and second out of four…

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Will Sunday Produce A 1st Time Cup Champion, Or 2nd Time? It’s Logano vs. The “Big 3”

With the four drivers vying to win the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship on Sunday, we know one thing will occur, it will either be a first time champion or second time. Joey Logano is the only one of the four to have never won a Cup Series title before. The other three (Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr.) have each hoisted the championship trophy once. Ironically enough, all have come in the last four years too. Harvick, won in 2014 while Busch and Truex Jr.…

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Logano Thinks He’s The Championship Favorite Now, His Peers Say His Past Run Ins Could Cost Him

Joey Logano knows that he’s going to be competing for a championship next weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. His win in Martinsville solidified that. Now though, Logano says that he should be the favorite. His average finishing position in the eight races run in the playoffs is 4.25. He has 10 top 10 finishes in his last 12 starts of the season overall. That combined with this being his third appearance in the Championship 4, has Logano seeing a bright future next Sunday. “I think after going through that once,…

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Suarez Likely Came Up Too Fast, Why This May Be a Similar Situation That Logano Started Off With

The news on Wednesday that Martin Truex Jr. and his current crew chief Cole Pearn will join Joe Gibbs Racing for 2019 was great for one side but bad for another. See, in order for Truex and Pearn to move to JGR, they had to unseat an existing driver too. That driver was Daniel Suarez. But, it’s not like Suarez didn’t know that this was coming. He basically confirmed as much this past summer. While the move was a no brainer for JGR, it’s one that if Suarez was a…

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Don’t Be Shocked If Logano Or Harvick Win Again Sunday In Phoenix

Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick have each won the first two races of the Round of 8. Can they make things really interesting by winning the third? I think they can too. Honestly, Harvick and Logano have to be the favorites in Sunday’s Can Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBC/MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) at the ISM Raceway in Phoenix. It’s not just that both are two of the hottest drivers lately. They’ve both been really good at Phoenix as of late too. 

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Almirola Mad At Logano Leaving Texas, Why Logano Really Isn’t At Fault For Either Move

FORT WORTH, TX – Joey Logano is 2-for-2 in the Round of 8 at making fellow playoff contenders mad. Last weekend, he moved Martin Truex Jr. out of the way on the final lap in the First Data 500 at the Martinsville Speedway to win. This week, he ruffled feathers with Aric Almirola. While Truex has since said that he won’t go out for revenge on Logano, Almirola had a different tune. 

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Strong Day For Ford In Texas, As Logano and Harvick Now Championship 4 Bound

FORT WORTH, TX – It was a strong weekend overall for the Ford camp in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series action at the Texas Motor Speedway. Not only did they lead all three speed charts in single lap runs, they had the fastest speeds on the 10 lap average charts too. In qualifying, they earned spots 1-2-3-4-5. That translated over very well in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. Ford drivers combined to lead 321 of the 337 laps run on the 1.5-mile track and had a 1-2-3 result. In fact, they had…

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Truex and Logano Exchanged Texts, Know Where Each Other Stand

FORT WORTH, TX – Out of all the media availabilities scheduled on Friday at the Texas Motor Speedway, the two that everyone was anticipating book ended the day with Joey Logano first and Martin Truex Jr. last. Five days after their run in on the final lap of last Sunday’s First Data 500 at the Martinsville Speedway, both agree that they know “where each other stand.” The fire is far from put out, but for Truex, he says that he’s not going to retaliate the way Matt Kenseth did to Logano…

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Roger Penske Takes Offense To What Truex Said On Logano’s Last Lap Move

Roger Penske has been around racing for decades. When he speaks, everyone listens. He’s earned that right. Every single one of his teams has been successful. They’ve won 14 championships and 500 races in all forms of motor racing. So, when Penske takes offense to something, we should pay attention. See, Penske didn’t like what Martin Truex Jr. had to say at the end of Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Martinsville Speedway. Truex, took exception for the move that Penske’s driver Joey Logano made in the…

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Logano Hoping To Keep Texas Dominance Going

Joey Logano is arguably one of the hottest drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series right now. His six month losing streak came to an end last weekend and he’s been among the most consistent drivers in the series over the last two months too. In his last 11 Cup Series starts, he has nine top 10 finishes. That has him advancing to the Championship 4 for the third time in the last five years and with a great shot of winning the title. We know that one driver…

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