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Joey Logano barrels way to Daytona 500 victory
Joey Logano barrels way to Daytona 500 victory

Even by NASCAR's standards, the closing laps of this year's Daytona 500 featured an astonishing display of high-speed stock car racing. Eight rows of cars packed three abreast barreled toward the finish like a 200-mph cavalry charge at Daytona International Speedway. Only one second separated the leader from the 26th-place car. But 24-year-old Joey Logano kept his No. 22 Ford at the front despite the onslaught beside and behind him. And when the race ended with a two-lap overtime finish, Logano had his first Daytona 500 victory, the Sprint Cup Series' crown-jewel event. "What an amazing moment," Logano said in Victory Lane. "It feels just like the way...

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