Logano claimed his second win of the year and his third Cup win at Michigan. He dominated by leading 163 of 203 laps. All three of his Michigan wins have come from the pole position.
The win continues Team Penske’s best start to a season in 25 years, with the team earning its fifth win in 15 races.
“You race this whole race, and you keep building that notebook up,” Logano told FS1. “What a great execution day. Our race car was obviously fast. Our pit crew was amazing. T.J. Majors, my spotter, worked his butt off up there. … We love coming up to Michigan. Nothing like bringing a Ford to Victory Lane in their home turf, Roger Penske cars as well. This is a big win for us.”
The overtime finish was set up by an Erik Jones spin.
STAGE 1 WINNER: Joey Logano
STAGE 2 WINNER: Austin Dillon earned his first career stage win
WHO HAD A GOOD RACE: Kurt Busch earned his second runner-up finish of the season and first since Bristol two months ago … Martin Truex Jr. has finished in the top three seven times at Michigan without a win … A sixth-place finish by Brad Keselowski and a ninth-place finish by Ryan Blaney put all three Team Penske cars in the top 10 for the second time this year.
WHO HAD A BAD RACE: Jimmie Johnson finished 15th after he had to make multiple pits stops under separate cautions to repair damage suffered from contact on pit road … Defending race winner Clint Bowyer wrecked in Turn 2 with 71 laps to go after he made contact with Erik Jones. He finished 35th … Austin Dillon placed 26th after he made contact with William Byron and hit the Turn 2 wall with 65 laps to go … Chase Elliott finished 20th after he pitted with 45 laps to go after contact with the wall. It is his first finish outside the top 10 in seven Michigan starts.
NOTABLE: Joey Logano’s 163 laps led are the most ever by a driver at Michigan … Logano is now tied with Kurt Busch and Kyle Larson for most wins by active drivers at Michigan with three.
QUOTE OF THE DAY NO. 1: “Tightest I ever put my belts at the end of a race. We got enough stage points today. We said, ‘Hell with it, we don’t need to get anything but the win.’ ” – Kurt Busch after his runner-up finish in overtime
QUOTE OF THE DAY NO. 2: “I mean, it is not racing. I am sorry. I am biting my tongue. I have never been penalized for trying to make a pass in my whole life since I was 4 years old. You get a run on somebody, and you can make a complete pass and by the time you get to the next corner, you have been passed by four people. It is really, really frustrating.” – Clint Bowyer on the racing at Michigan after being eliminated in a wreck.
WHAT’S NEXT: Toyota/ Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway at 3 p.m. ET on June 23 on FS1