Joey Logano Wins Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol
Joey Logano held off Kevin Harvick’s late charge to win the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Saturday. The victory was Logano’s third of the season and second in three weeks; he claimed the checkered flag at Watkins Glen on August 9.
Harvick finished second, followed by Denny Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Clint Bowyer. Matt Kenseth won the earlier race at Bristol this season.
The Sprint Cup Series will take a break next week before the Southern 500 in Darlington, South Carolina on Sept. 6. Just two series races remain before the start of NASCAR’s 16-driver Chase playoff series starts Sept. 20 in Chicago.