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Joey Logano crashes during practice, goes to back-up car

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Joey Logano would not have practice go his way as he would hit the wall during the practice session after a tire went down going into the corner.

“The same exact thing happened in this race last year,” Logano said. “I wasn’t even close to saving that. … It is a bummer. I felt like our car was pretty good. It wasn’t great but we were getting closer and I felt like we were a top-five car.

“Hopefully the other one is just as good.”

This isn’t the first time that Logano has experienced issues with the current tire compound that they started using at New Hampshire in 2012.

“It is something we have had issues with with this tire,” Logano said. “I had one go down at the Milwaukee test and I know they have had some issues when cars tested here of tires going down and it is the left rear all the time.”

Logano was able to practice his backup car before the end of the 90-minute practice session to be prepared for qualifying this afternoon.

About Ashley McCubbin (3087 Articles)
Joining mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.

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