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Joey Logano wins Sprint Cup pole at Richmond
Joey Logano wins Sprint Cup pole at Richmond

Joey Logano won the pole position Friday night for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. 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 Denny Hamlin for the top spot, with Kurt Busch and A.J. Allmendinger starting in the second row. 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 Kevin Harvick for the series lead. The top spot also is “the most surprising pole” Logano's ever won, he said, because he needed to run and extra lap...

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