Sports Briefing: Joey Logano Leads a Young Nascar Pack Across the Finish Line


At Michigan International Speedway on Sunday, Joey Logano earned his 15th career Nascar Sprint Cup win.

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Joey Logano, 26, pulled away to win the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday and was followed by Chase Elliott, 20, and Kyle Larson, 23, making up the youngest top three in history for a race on Nascar’s top series, now known as the Sprint Cup.

The three’s average age, 23, was lower than the 24.7 of the top three finishers at a race in 1951 and two races the previous year.

“The future of Nascar is present,” Logano said. “It’s going to be big. It’s amazing to see.”

Logano, the pole-sitter at Michigan International Speedway in…

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