RPW Exclusive: Joey Logano Simply Dominated NASCAR’s First Cup Stop At Michigan Of ’19

Column By: JESSY MILLER / RPW – BROOKLYN, MI – Michigan Speedway, Ford manufacturer and Captain Rodger Penske’s backyard. It’s always a big deal when a Ford wins in Ford country. It’s an even bigger deal when one of those drivers is a Team Penske driver.

Joey Logano manage to top that by winning while the Captain and Simon Pagenaud (Team Penske IndyCar driver) was celebrating his Indy500 win in the White House.

The driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford won Sunday’s race from the pole position after leading a majority of the laps. The race was sent into Over Time when Erik Jones went around, spinning in the grass. After the race was over, Logano received congratulatory bumps from Kurt Busch.

This was Logano’s second win this season, his first coming in Las Vegas for the Pennzoil 400.

He celebrated his win with his signature ‘Logano Loop’ burnout.

As always, after a win the No. 22 driver gave a shoutout to his team and the fans in the stands.

This win also boosted Logano into the championship point lead.

Championship Standings After Michigan: (Via NASCAR.com)
1 Joey Logano (2 wins)
2 Kyle Busch (4 wins)
3 Brad Keselowski (3 wins)
4 Kevin Harvick
5 Chase Elliott (1 win)
6 Martin Truex Jr (3 wins)
7 Denny Hamlin (2 wins)
8 Kurt Busch
9 Ryan Blaney
10 Alex Bowman

Next weekend Logano and the field will race for a win in Wine Country- Sonoma California.