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Start: 10th
Finish: 8th
Laps Led: 4

Stage 1 Finish: 9th
Stage 2 Finish: 10th
Point Standings: 1st (+4)

Joey Logano started 10th and finished eighth in Sunday afternoon’s Ruoff Mortgage 500 from Phoenix Raceway in the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Mustang. Logano hovered around the back half of the top-10 for most of the afternoon, plagued by a lack of track position. Solid work by the Shell-Pennzoil crew on pit road and solid adjustments by crew chief Paul Wolfe on Logano’s Ford Mustang throughout the race kept him in the hunt for all 312 laps.

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“Hard fought day most of the afternoon. Felt like we were as good on the longer runs until the very end as anyone around us we just lacked a little fire-off speed. Feel like each race we keep learning more and more about this Next Gen car and what it’s going to take to be competitive week-in and week-out.”