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Joey Logano started seventh and finished third with the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion after an incredible late race surge gaining 17 positions in the closing 50 laps. Logano and the team started the race battling a loose condition on corner entry, but were restricted on adjustments due to the cars ability to turn in the center and exit. On the first stop of the day at lap 26, crew chief Todd Gordon called for an air pressure adjustment on a two-tire stop, opting to preserve the track position as it was at a premium. At the end of the first stage, Logano again pitted, getting a wedge adjustment and four tires. Unfortunately, the adjustment still didn’t help correct the entry issue and upset the car through the center of the corner. However, Logano would battle back and narrowly miss earning stage points at the conclusion of Stage 2, finishing 11th. Gordon elected to pit again, this time calling for more wedge and air pressure adjustments as well as four fresh Goodyear tires. Logano would again struggle with the handling, this time continuing to lose center turn and forward drive. At lap 150, Gordon called for a major air pressure adjustment and four tires, hoping to regain the lost center turn and securing the corner entry. On the ensuing restart, Logano started to work his way through traffic, reaching the 13th position before pitting a final time at lap 180. Using the advantage of the outside lane and fresh tires, Logano quickly worked from 14th to sixth in one lap before another caution flag. Again, Logano gained two positions before a final caution set the stage for the run to the finish. Restarting fourth, Logano was able to give a substantial push to eventual race winner Kyle Larson, and was able to battle his way to the third position. The finish was the first top-five finish for the team since their win at Richmond, and serves as a great boost of momentum as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels west to Sonoma Raceway where Logano has posted two consecutive top-five results, finishing third last season.