Logano Takes Advantage Of Clash Crash; Rolls To Win
Joey Logano claimed the victory in Sunday’s non-points Clash event at Daytona. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Ashley R Dickerson)
Joey Logano took advantage of a bout of fender-bending at the front of the field on the final lap to win Sunday’s weather-delayed NASCAR Clash exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway.
Logano blew past front-runners Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski – who made contact while fighting for the lead – on that final lap and cruised to the win.
“Everything was going really fast,” Logano, driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford, said. “Everything was going on and I was just in the right place at the right time.”
Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing finished second while Hendrick Motorsports’ Alex Bowman was third.
Bowman, driving the No. 88 Hendrick Chevrolet which normally is occupied by Dale Earnhardt Jr., ended the race not know when he will next drive as Earnhardt will now return to the seat. Read the full story »