Logano Wins Pole; Others Rant At Inspections
Joey Logano's early season success continued at Atlanta on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Qualifying almost always results in one driver being happy and all others being disappointed. Following Friday’s Sprint Cup time trials at Atlanta Motor Speedway, one driver emerged happy and a bunch of others were beyond furious.
The happy dude was Joey Logano, the winner of last weekend’s Daytona 500, who won the pole for Sunday’s race.
Kevin Harvick was second fastest and will start next to Logano on the front row.
“I just did a bad job,” Harvick, who finished second to Logano at Daytona, said. “Obviously, In Round 1 I missed Turn 1 and in the last round, I missed Turn 1 again and just didn’t get to the bottom like I needed to in order to get back in the throttle. I’m just really proud of everybody on our Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet for everything that they’ve done. We have a fast car. The No. 22 (Logano) has probably been the fastest in a single car run, but I feel really good about our car on the long haul and that’s what matters.”
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