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Cup: Pocono - Race results

Pole sitter Joey Logano went on to win the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR race to claim his second victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
Joey Logano found his way to victory lane for only the second time in 125 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Sunday afternoon race after having started from pole position.

As the youngest driver to win at Pocono (22 years, 17 days old) it was fitting that one of the oldest active drivers in Cup competition, Mark Martin, should be the nearest challenger. The veteran driver was just 0.997s behind Logano as he claimed the chequered flag.

The race lasted just over three hours and saw 7 cautions lasting a total of 35 laps of the 160-lap race. Matt Kenseth now leads by the Cup championship standings by 10pts over Dale Earnhardt Jr. with former points leader Greg Biffle dropping back to third place in the standings after race 14 of 36.

Race results

1. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 160 laps 3hrs 3mins 12secs (48/2 pts)
2. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 160 laps + 0.997s (43/1 pts)
3. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 160 laps + 1.717s (41/0 pts)
4. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 160 laps + 1.852s (40/0 pts)
5. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 160 laps + 2.967s (40/1 pts)
6. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 160 laps + 5.114s (38/0 pts)
7. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 160 laps + 5.328s (38/1 pts)
8. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 160 laps + 5.720s (37/1 pts)
9. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 160 laps + 6.887s (35/0 pts)
10. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 160 laps + 7.808s (35/1 pts)
11. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 160 laps + 8.423s (33/0 pts)
12. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 160 laps + 9.762s (32/0 pts)
13. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 160 laps + 9.909s (31/0 pts)
14. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 160 laps + 10.627s (30/0 pts)
15. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 160 laps + 11.903s (29/0 pts)
16. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 160 laps + 12.073s (28/0 pts)
17. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 160 laps + 13.033s (28/1 pts)
18. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 160 laps + 13.039s (26/0 pts)
19. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 160 laps + 13.440s (25/0 pts)
20. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 160 laps + 13.464s (24/0 pts)
21. #51 David Reutimann Chevrolet 160 laps + 14.525s (23/0 pts)
22. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 160 laps + 15.342s (22/0 pts)
23. #38 David Gilliland Ford 160 laps + 15.375s (22/1 pts)
24. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 160 laps + 18.889s (21/1 pts)
25. #10 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 160 laps + 1 lap (19/0 pts)
26. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 160 laps + 1 lap (18/0 pts)
27. #34 David Ragan Ford 160 laps + 1 lap (18/1 pts)
28. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 158 laps + 2 laps (16/0 pts)
29. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 139 laps Accident (15/0 pts)
30. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 76 laps Engine (14/0 pts)
31. #22 AJ Allmendinger Dodge 64 laps Accident (13/0 pts)
32. #36 Tony Raines Chevrolet 47 laps Accident (12/0 pts)
33. #33 Stephen Leicht * Chevrolet 39 laps Brakes (11/0 pts)
34. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 37 laps Rear Gear (10/0 pts)
35. #13 Casey Mears Ford 36 laps Brakes (9/0 pts)
36. #249 J.J. Yeley Toyota 33 laps Accident (8/0 pts)
37. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 30 laps Brakes (0pts)
38. #119 Mike Bliss Toyota 26 laps Brakes (0pts)
39. #74 Stacy Compton Chevrolet 24 laps Transmission (5/0 pts)
40. #23 Scott Riggs Chevrolet 19 laps Overheating (4/0 pts)
41. #32 Reed Sorenson Ford 12 laps Accident (0pts)
42. #26 Josh Wise * Ford 12 laps Brakes (2/0 pts)
43. #83 Landon Cassill Toyota 1 laps Accident (1/0 pts)

* Denotes Rookie



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Coors Light Pole Award winner Joey Logano, driver of the #20 The Home Depot Toyota, leads the field to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR at Pocono Raceway on Sunday in Long Pond, Pa. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Defending Sprint Cup Champion Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS, races to a second place finish, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS finishes in sixth place, and Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision finishes in twelfth place Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the final race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. This Chevrolet drivers finished 2nd, 3rd and 4th (respectively) in the Chase of the Cup Championship. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Series championship contenders Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AXALTA Chevrolet, Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John`s Chevrolet, Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M`s Crispy Toyota, take part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida.  (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M`s Crispy Toyota, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John`s Chevrolet, Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M`s Crispy Toyota, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AXALTA Chevrolet, and Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 21, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images)
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, talks to Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, on the grid during pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Defending Sprint Cup Champion Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS, qualifies for thirteenth position Friday, November 20, 2015 for Sunday`s Championship 4, the final race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Harvick will be joined by Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS and Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS, qualifies for eleventh position Friday, November 20, 2015 for Sunday`s Championship 4, the final race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Truex, Jr. will be joined by Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, qualifies for fifth position Friday, November 20, 2015 for Sunday`s Championship 4, the final race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. Gordon will be joined by Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS and Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. Sunday will be Gordon`s last race as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup driver. (Photo by Harold Hinson/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS, advances to the Championship 4 with his fourteenth place finish Sunday, November 15, 2015 in the final round of the Eliminator 8 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Truex, Jr. is joined with Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS to the Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida next Sunday. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS, advances to the Championship 4 with his sixth place finish Sunday, November 15, 2015 in the final round of the Eliminator 8 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase race at Phoenix International Raceway (renamed Jeff Gordon Raceway for the day to honor the four-time champion) in Avondale, Arizona. Gordon is joined with Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS  and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS to the Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida next Sunday. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS, races to victory Sunday, November 15, 2015 in the final round of the Eliminator 8 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. Defending Sprint Cup Champion Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS advances to the Champion 4 with his second place finish. Harvick is joined with Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS to the Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida next Sunday. (Photo by Garry Eller/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John`s Chevrolet, lead the field onto pit road due to rain during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 15, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo Credit: Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

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