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SportJoey Logano: A year to remember for Team Penske driver

00:15  29 december  2018
00:15  29 december  2018 Source:   nascar.com

Fresh off a banner year in NASCAR, Ford Performance "can't rest"

Fresh off a banner year in NASCAR, Ford Performance Ford Performance’s success in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season was a long time coming and the manufacturer has no desire to slow down now. Joey Logano’s driver championship in the Cup series in 2018 was the first for Ford since 2004 and its manufacturer title is its first since 2002. The manufacturer championship came on the strength of 19 Ford drivers combining to win 36 series races in 2018.

Joey Logano ’s highlights in 2018 are aplenty. There was a springtime win at Talladega to lock into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs and reassert both Logano , a member of the Coca-Cola Racing Family, and Team Penske as masters at the superspeedways.

Joey Logano . Team Penske is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Over the course of its 52- year history, the team has also earned 17 Indianapolis 500 victories, two Daytona 500 Championships, a Formula 1 win and overall victories in the 24 Hours of Daytona

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Joey Logano’s highlights in 2018 are aplenty. There was a springtime win at Talladega to lock into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs and reassert both Logano, a member of the Coca-Cola Racing Family, and Team Penske as masters at the superspeedways.

There was a summer stretch that showed plenty of speed, setting the No. 22 Ford camp up for an unforgettable fall.

Then it kicked into overdrive. A 100-lap led effort at Kansas in the postseason preceded one of Logano’s defining wins to date — a Martinsville conquest that saw the 28-year-old move Martin Truex Jr. out of the way coming out of Turn 4 in the final lap to clinch his spot in the Championship 4.

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Team Penske , an American pro racing team , and one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports, celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2016. Joey Logano and the No. 22 Ford team claimed their first Cup Series title while Team Penske won its 33rd racing championship.

Team Penske announced during the 2017 season that Logano will continue to pursue race wins and championships for years to come with the popular Majors is no stranger to the NASCAR spotter’s tower, having spotted for Dale Earnhardt Jr. since 2008 – a year before Logano began his full-time

And if Martinsville was one of Logano’s most defining wins, the championship race in Miami was the race of his life, with a clutch late-race restart vaulting Logano to the win and series championship.

NASCAR Digital looks back at Logano’s season today, capping our December look-back for all 16 playoff drivers.

• Recapping his run to the title: Reviewing Logano’s 2018 season — from his win in April at Talladega to his championship triumph at Miami | More here | Watch the highlights

• Through the years: See pictures of Logano, from the start of his career up to the Miami championship and celebration in Las Vegas. | More here

• Martinsville moment: Perhaps the definitive moment of Logano’s season was when he knocked Martin Truex Jr. out of the way for the win at Martinsville. | Watch here

• Miami, nice: Relive the restart that led to Logano’s first Monster Energy Series championship. | Watch here

• Speech! Speech!: The season officially ended in Las Vegas, when Joey Logano made a heartfelt champion’s speech. | Watch here

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