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Jeff Gordon fends off Joey Logano to win NASCAR race at Michigan
Jeff Gordon fends off Joey Logano to win NASCAR race at Michigan

Jeff Gordon outdueled Joey Logano to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway. It was the third victory of the season for Gordon, who's seeking his fifth Cup championship. Gordon started from the pole position but the win did not come easily as he battled all day with Logano, who led a race-high 86 of the 200 laps. On the race's final restart with 17 laps remaining, Gordon and Logano were racing side-by-side for the lead. But Gordon pulled away in his No. 24 Chevrolet and never relinquished the lead while Logano fell to a third-place finish. "It wasn't easy," Gordon told a television audience after he hugged team owner...

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