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Joey Logano rallied through the field on Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway, bringing the No. 22 Auto Club of Southern California Ford Fusion home in the fifth position after starting 35th. Logano and the No. 22 team were forced to start deep in the field on Sunday after missing qualifying on Friday afternoon. While the 35th starting position was certainly a disadvantage to begin the 400-mile race, Logano wasted no time putting his sticker Goodyear tires to use, passing 13 cars on the first lap and driving to the 14th position by lap four when the first caution flag of the event was displayed. Crew chief Todd Gordon elected to bring the Auto Club of Southern California Fusion to pit road with the rest of the leaders for four fresh tires. On the ensuing restart, Logano used the short-run superiority of his Ford to his advantage, cracking the top-10 for the first time at lap 10. The team would pit for the second time on lap 35 under green flag conditions setting up the run to the end of the first stage and a seventh place result. Gordon would again call the No. 22 to the pits for air pressure adjustments and four fresh tires. Logano would continue to struggle on the longer runs, which were prevalent in Sunday’s race, citing a loss of rear grip around 15 laps into a run. Despite the long run struggles, through their adjustments, the team found incremental gains to improving the handling of the No. 22 Ford. The team continued to run inside the top-10 until the restart following the stage two completion point. Logano made a tremendous save as his car got extremely loose at the exit of Turn 4, however, the save cost valuable momentum dropping the team to the 17th position where they would again have to battle back. Through multiple late race restarts, Logano was able to utilize the remaining sets of sticker tires to his advantage, bringing the No. 22 Auto Club of Southern California Ford home in the fifth position. The finish was the second top-five for the team in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and kept them secure in the fifth position in the series point standings.