Joey Logano wins at Texas, Results for the Duck Commander 500

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Joey Logano won Monday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway edging out Jeff Gordon.

The driver of the No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion crossed the start finish line ahead of Gordon and Kyle Busch to claim the win in the Duck Commander 500. Logano led 108 of 340 laps around the 1.5-mile oval located in Fort Worth, TX.

Monday’s race began with a green-yellow meaning cars simply followed the pace car around the track to run off laps since NASCAR failed to dry the track fully prior to the 12:00 pm ET start. Brad Keselowski came onto pit road on lap two with his hood popping up after a jetdryer blew up his hoof flaps. A slue of others had similar problems moments later.

To start lap 11 the green flag waved moments later Dale Earnhardt Jr. went off the track and blew a tire creating a fire in his No. 88 Chevrolet. Jimmie Johnson would have his windshield damaged from debris from Earnhardt Jr.

Denny Hamlin would get out in front of the field for a while but was hit with a speeding penalty on pit road. By the end of the scheduled distance Joey Logano had established himself as the car to beat but a yellow would come out as he was approaching the white flag. Following pit stops Jeff Gordon would lead the cars to the green-white-checkered.

Logano was able to get around Gordon and score his first win of the season all but earning a spot in the Chase. It is his fourth win of his career.

Results for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Texas

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Jeff Gordon
  3. Kyle Busch
  4. Brian Vickers
  5. Kyle Larson
  6. Greg Biffle
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Clint Bowyer
  9. Paul Menard
  10. Tony Stewart
  11. Kasey Kahne
  12. Aric Almirola
  13. Denny Hamlin
  14. Carl Edwards
  15. Brad Keselowski
  16. Ryan Newman
  17. Jamie McMurray
  18. Martin Truex Jr.
  19. Trevor Bayne
  20. Marcos Ambrose
  21. Austin Dillon
  22. David Gilliland
  23. AJ Allmendinger
  24. Justin Allgaier
  25. Jimmie Johnson
  26. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  27. Danica Patrick
  28. Casey Mears
  29. Michael Annett
  30. Michael McDowell
  31. Cole Whitt
  32. Alex Bowman
  33. Reed Sorenson
  34. Landon Cassill
  35. David Ragan
  36. Josh Wise
  37. Travid Kvapil
  38. David Reuitmann
  39. Kurt Busch
  40. Parker Kligerman
  41. Dave Blaney
  42. Kevin Harvick
  43. Dale Earnhardt Jr.


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