The Daytona 500 winner turned a fast lap at 127.071 mph in the third round on the 0.75-mile oval. He easily edged
Hamlin's best lap in the final round came at 126.796 mph.
The pole is the series-high third of the season for Logano in nine races. He will begin the 400-lap race 30 points behind
The top spot also is "the most surprising pole" Logano's ever won, he said, because he needed to run and extra lap in each of the first two rounds of qualifying to move on and was still at the back of the 12-car field when the final round began.
"When you are sitting 10th or 11th going into the last session you can swing for the fence because you can only lose one spot," he said. "We made a big adjustment to try to find some speed and the guys did a great job with that last adjustment and get it turning and off she went."
Hamlin also won the pole for Friday night's Xfinity race. His performance came five days after he got out of his car and let
Hamlin declared himself "100 percent" fit to race and said he was probably 100 percent by Tuesday of this week.
"I just had something pop out of place and it affected the muscles in my upper back and then kind of went to the back of my head, and unfortunately I just couldn't move my head," he said of the injury that took him out of the car.
He said the new rules that essentially allows drivers to feel like they have clinched a spot in the playoffs helped.