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Joey Logano Wins Cup Pole at Las Vegas

Joey Logano clocked the fastest time during NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday (March 2) with a speed of 184.357 mph. This was Logano’s 30th career pole in the Cup Series and his second of 2024.

It’s his second pole in a row at the first Las Vegas race of the season and his third overall pole at the facility

Kyle Larson qualified second to Logano with a speed of 184.225 mph. Larson came into the weekend as the reigning winner of the fall race at Las Vegas.

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Austin Cindric will start behind his Team Penske teammate in third and Larson’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron posted the fourth-best time. Bubba Wallace, the fastest of the Toyotas, completed the top five.

Chase Briscoe, Martin Truex Jr., Ty Gibbs, Chris Buescher and Christopher Bell rounded out the top 10 in sixth through 10th, respectively.

Ryan Preece did not make a qualifying lap due to incurring damage from the wall during practice. Preece was joined by Justin Haley, who experienced a steering rack problem on his No. 51 Rick Ware Racing Ford Mustang and JJ Yeley in the No. 44 NY Racing Chevrolet Camaro.

Thirty-seven entries were entered for this weekend, therefore all made the show.

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The Cup Series’ West Coast swing will commence at Sin City on Sunday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. ET. TV coverage will be provided by FOX.

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DoninAjax

Haley and Yeley will have problems during the event also.

The green flag will fly at 3:39 pm EST. That is TWELVE THIRTY-NINE PST. NA$CAR is sure catering to the West Coast fans. The East Coast fans? Not so much!

Echo

Yayyyy Logano won a pole. Larson won the race and is in the playoffs

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