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Joey Logano nicknamed “Sliced Bread” has won the pole for the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen.

Joey Logano nicknamed “Sliced Bread” has won the pole for the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International.

Joseph Thomas “Joey” Logano age 27, nicknamed “Sliced Bread,” an American professional stock car racing driver has won the pole for the Xfinity race at Watkins Glen International.

Logano began his racing career in 1996 as a 6-year-old quarter midget racer living in Connecticut. In 1997 Logano won his first Eastern Grand National Championship in the Jr. Stock Car Division. He followed it up with a Jr. Honda Division Championship in 1998 and in early 1999 a Lt. Mod. Division Championship. Later in 1999 Logano won 3 New England Regional Championships in the Sr. Stock, Lt. Mod., Lt. B. divisions.

Logano desires to be the first driver in car series history to win three consecutive races from the pole at Watkins Glen International.

On Saturday in the Zippo 200 Logano turned a lap at 124.185 mph to edge Kyle Busch (124.019 mph) for the top spot . It’s his third straight pole in this race, one he is trying to win a third straight time. Logano set the track qualifying record last year at 124.552 mph.

Cup regulars dominated, with Kyle Larson, Paul Menard and Brad Keselowski rounding out the top five. Completing the top 10 are Erik Jones, Justin Allgaier, Daniel Hemric, Cole Custer and Kevin Harvick.

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