DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kevin Harvick and Joe Logano won the Dayton 500 Racing in Ford Couples with a new Mustang, positioned for a strong show in the Great American Race.
The first of the 150-mile selections on Thursday evening, which set the field for the NASCAR exhibition. Logano has used the advantage of the last circle for leadership in the second.
And Harvick, and Logano run the podium at Ford, which this year is competing with the Mustang in the NASCAR series. The qualifying races have set up the starting line-up for the Daytona 500 season opening, and Ford drivers have recorded the second through the fourth row.
William Byron and Alex Bowman, at Chevrolets for Hendrick Motorsports, rode on the last two places. week and represent the youngest start-up line in the history of Daytona 500. Byron is 21
The seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmy Johnson was blamed for the second disaster over the past few days on the Dayton Motorway, saying that " all wrong ".
Parker Cligermann and Brendan Gogan Peak finishes the nonqualified drivers in their respective races Thursday night provide quays at Sunday Daytona 500.
Gone Chad Knaus. Gone – his familiar sponsor No. 48. But what has not happened in the season of the 2019 season is the energy of a 43-year-old boy for racing and victories.
Harvika's victory was indisputable, with the exception of Jimmy Johnson's participation in his second Speedweeks accident.
] Logano, meanwhile, was the fourth in the final when he stepped out of the line to try to win. The reigning champion NASCAR received a strong push from Penske's team with Ryan Blaney to go to the front and earn his place next to Harvick in Sunday's race.
"It's cold to see a couple of mustangs in the winning streak already," Logano said. "Great Sunday is Sunday. It's a trust builder for everyone."
Logano was followed by Clint Boyer and Aric Almirola as Mustang drivers went 1-2-3 in both races. Harwick led Ricky Stanhauz Jr. and Paul Menar in the first race for Ford's initial overclock.
The team represents four different teams, with Stewart Haas bending their power to put Harvick, Bowyer and Almirola ahead at Daytona 500 Stenhouse introduces Roush Fenway Racing, Logan disks for Roger Penzque and Menard for Wood Brothers.
All were punished by Ford leaders working together and winning Daytona 500.
"Everything in Ford Performance always does it well. It's known that they expect us to work together, we do everything we can to get a blue oval on the sidewalk wins, especially the Mustang, now that we're doing it, "Stanhaus said." We get, I would say, pretty good at it. It's the race that they all turn around every year for us to win. "
Toyota has so far closed with Speedweeks as Johnson won the last weekend's race show at Hendrick Chevrolet
Toyota's most powerful drivers will be Danny Hemlin and Matt Dibenedeetto
Parker Cliegermann earned a transition to 500 during the first qualification race, and Brendan Gogh earned the final slot on a field with 40 cars.
Joy Gas and Ryan Truecs missed the qualification for their first Daytona 500.
Harwick, meanwhile, crashed in the first practice season of the Dayton Motor International, which was assembled the next day in The 16th car crash initiated by Johnson in the first race of Speedweeks
He took the third time for Harvick to finally get this right.
"We've torn so many of them  Johnson, meanwhile, has completed the event criticizing another on-the-track incident, rushes into the race, causing Kyl Bush to rotate and take caution." Johnson sent his apologies through his team, but Bush was inexorable.
"Tell him I do not want to hear it. Tell him to use his eyeballs. He did the same thing twice in two races, "Bush said using reflections to point out that Johnson also caused 16 automobile accidents on Sunday.
Johnson took an aggressive step on Sunday's Clash show to defeat Menard for leadership, and although Johnson gave Johnson his first victory in more than a year, she had destroyed most of the field.Its his incident with Busch was different circumstances, but Johnson was much more complained than he was in the winning exhibition.
"I just did it's wrong, clear, "Johnson said." I'm just not right no assessed the situation. It was a mistake, for sure. "
Joe Gibbs, owner of the Bush team, was concerned about Johnson's aggression.
" Everyone saw it. Not so much I can say about it, "said Gibbs." Everyone is still trying to feel everything, but it spoiled us. "