Joey Logano dominates en route to Xfinity Series win in Phoenix

CAFyhFgVAAAf6dWJoey Logano dominated the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 early Saturday evening, as Logano goes from the pole to victory lane at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR).

Logano, who led the most laps – 176 out 200, received his first series victory of the 2015 season, his 22nd series career victory and his second series victory at PIR.

Following 0.293 seconds behind Logano to finish second was Matt Kenseth, and they were followed by Kevin Harvick finishing third, Austin Dillon fourth and Erik Jones finished fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Ty Dillon claiming sixth, Chase Elliott seventh, Brendan Scott eighth, Regan Smith ninth and Brian Scott bringing home 10th-place.

With his sixth-place finish, Ty Dillon leaves Phoenix with a 14-point lead over Chris Buescher, who finished 14th.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 109.141 MPH
Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 49 Mins, 57 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.293 Seconds
Lead Changes: 7 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 26 laps

Next Up: The Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday, March 21st, with an approximate starting time of 4:20 p.m. (ET), and television coverage of the event provided by FOX Sports 1.


Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 Qualifying Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Lead Points Bonus Points
1 22 Joey Logano(i) 200 Running 176 0 0
2 20 Matt Kenseth (i) 200 Running 14 0 0
3 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 200 Running 0 0 0
4 33 Austin Dillon(i) 200 Running 4 0 0
5 54 Erik Jones(i) 200 Running 0 0 0
6 3 Ty Dillon 200 Running 0 38 0
7 9 Chase Elliott 200 Running 0 37 0
8 62 Brendan Gaughan 200 Running 0 36 0
9 7 Regan Smith 200 Running 0 35 0
10 2 Brian Scott 200 Running 0 34 0
11 18 Daniel Suarez # 200 Running 0 33 0
12 1 Elliot Sadler 200 Running 0 32 0
13 16 Ryan Reed 200 Running 0 31 0
14 60 Chris Buescher 200 Running 0 30 0
15 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 199 Running 0 29 0
16 51 Jeremy Clements 199 Running 0 28 0
17 39 Ryan Sieg 199 Running 0 27 0
18 43 Dakoda Armstrong 199 Running 0 26 0
19 25 Dylan Lupton 199 Running 0 25 0
20 19 Mike Bliss 197 Running 0 24 0
21 44 David Starr 197 Running 0 23 0
22 14 Cale Conley # 197 Running 0 22 0
23 0 Harrison Rhodes 197 Running 0 21 0
24 28 J.J. Yeley 197 Running 0 20 0
25 8 Blake Koch 197 Running 0 19 0
26 42 Brennan Poole 196 Running 6 19 1
27 4 Ross Chastain # 196 Running 0 17 0
28 55 Jamie Dick 196 Running 0 16 0
29 24 Eric McClure 195 Running 0 15 0
30 56 Charles Lewandoski 195 Running 0 14 0
31 52 Joey Gase 193 Running 0 13 0
32 13 Derek White 193 Running 0 12 0
33 70 Derrike Cope 192 Running 0 11 0
34 15 Enrique Contreras 191 Running 0 10 0
35 74 Mike Harmon 165 Suspension 0 9 0
36 97 Peyton Sellers 118 Engine 0 8 0
37 01 Landon Cassill 91 Accident 0 7 0
38 90 Mario Gosselin 59 Brakes 0 6 0
39 40 Carl Long 7 Brakes 0 5 0
40 10 Jeff Green 3 Vibration 0 4 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Unofficial Point Standings 
After Race 4 of the 2015 season at Phoenix International Raceway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 DNF
1 3 Ty Dillon 157 Leader 4 0 2 4 0
2 60 Chris Buescher 143 -14 4 0 2 2 0
3 16 Ryan Reed 135 -22 4 1 1 1 0
4 9 Chase Elliott 132 -25 4 0 2 3 1
5 6 Darrell Wallace Jr# 132 -25 4 0 0 1 0
6 62 Brendan Gaughan 122 -35 4 0 0 2 1
7 7 Regan Smith 121 -36 4 0 1 3 1
8 1 Elliot Sadler 114 -43 4 0 0 0 0
9 44 David Starr 106 -51 4 0 0 1 0
10 18 Daniel Suarez # 103 -54 4 0 0 1 1
11 51 Jeremy Clements 103 -54 4 0 0 0 0
12 4 Ross Chastain # 98 -59 4 0 0 1 0
13 43 Dakoda Armstrong 97 -60 4 0 0 0 1
14 2 Brian Scott 96 -61 4 0 0 2 2
15 28 J.J. Yeley 90 -67 4 0 0 0 1
16 24 Eric McClure 79 -78 4 0 0 0 0
17 39 Ryan Sieg 77 -80 4 0 0 0 1
18 8 Blake Koch 74 -83 4 0 0 0 1
19 01 Landon Cassill 71 -86 4 0 0 0 1
20 14 Cale Conley # 64 -93 4 0 1 0 2
21 52 Joey Gase 56 -101 4 0 0 0 0
22 42 Brennan Poole 54 -103 2 0 0 1 0
23 0 Harrison Rhodes # 49 -108 3 0 0 0 0
24 74 Mike Harmon 49 -108 4 0 0 0 2
25 19 Mike Bliss 48 -109 3 0 0 0 1
26 90 Mario Gosselin 47 -110 3 0 0 0 2
27 22 Ryan Blaney 43 -114 1 0 1 1 0
28 40 Derek White 43 -114 3 0 0 0 1
29 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 40 -117 2 0 0 0 0
30 13 Chris Cockrum 38 -119 2 0 0 0 0
31 55 Jamie Dick 36 -121 2 0 0 0 0
32 70 Derrike Cope 30 -127 3 0 0 0 0
33 97 Josh Reaume # 27 -130 2 0 0 0 1
34 25 Dylan Lupton 25 -132 1 0 0 0 0
35 40 Carl Long 25 -132 3 0 0 0 2
36 56 Charles Lewandoski 14 -143 1 0 0 0 0
37 90 Jimmy Weller 11 -146 1 0 0 0 0
38 89 Morgan Shepherd 11 -146 2 0 0 0 2
39 29 Justin Marks 10 -147 1 0 0 0 1
40 15 Enrique Contreras 10 -147 1 0 0 0 0
41 97 Peyton Sellers 8 -149 1 0 0 0 1
42 10 Jeff Green 8 -149 2 0 0 0 2
43 19 Scott Lagasse Jr. 7 -150 1 0 0 0 1
44 92 Dextor Bean 4 -153 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

 

 

 

 

 

 

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