Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on Friday.
It is the third consecutive pole for Logano on the smallest and oldest track in the premier series. He's the first driver to do that on the 0.526-mile oval since Jeff Gordon won three in a row in 2003-04.
Logano, the fastest in all three rounds of qualifying, barely edged Kasey Kahne with a speed of 97.043 mph while Kahne's best lap was at 97.033 mph. Logano ran five laps in the last session, Kahne ran just three.
“We don't have one of those trophies yet,” Logano said in the infield media center, pointing at the grandfather clock that will be awarded to Sunday's...