NXS: Clean Sweep; Logano Paces XFINITY Series Happy Hour in Atlanta

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HAMPTON, Ga. — official report — NASCAR photo —

Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano completed a clean sweep of the top leaderboard honors during second NASCAR XFINITY Series practice Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Logano, driving the Team Penske No. 22 Ford, turned a fast lap of 182.105 mph in the 85-minute second stint on the 1.54-mile oval. Saturday’s Hisense 250 (2 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) is scheduled to be Logano’s first start of the season in the XFINITY Series.

Brendan Gaughan posted the second-fastest lap at 180.857 mph with his RCR Chevrolet teammate Paul Menard claiming third on the leaderboard at 180.463. Rookie Daniel Suarez was fourth-best in the JGR No. 18 Toyota, with defending series champion Chase Elliott completing the top five in final practice.

All 40 entrants logged track time in the second session.

Coors Light Pole Qualifying is scheduled Saturday at 9:10 a.m. ET, with TV coverage on FOX Sports 1.


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