LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 13, 2017 – Team Penske and the No. 12 of Joey Logano won their first NASCAR Xfinity race of the year Saturday night in the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas. This was the third consecutive win for the No. 12 driven by Logano in the Ford Mustang powered by Ford Performance and Roush Yates Engines’ FR9 Carb engine.

“Joey drove a great race.” said Doug Yates, President and CEO of Roush Yates Engines. “Congratulations to Team Penske, Joey and Ford Performance. Our teams worked hard and it all came together during the Xfinity race.”

Logano led a race high of 106 laps and persevered five restarts in the last segment of the race, ending with a five lap sprint to victory. After choosing the outside lane for the final restart, Logano was able to capitalize on his track position, a well handling car and the horsepower of the Ford FR9 Carb engine to pass No. 42 Kyle Larson and go to victory lane.

“It was a fun race, for sure,” stated Logano. “First off, what a great group of guys and girls that have been put together for this No. 12 car.”

Logano’s last win in the No. 12 was October 2016 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This made Logano’s 28th career Xfinity win and second Xfinity win of the year for Ford Performance.

The Ford Mustangs ran strong with all six finishing in the top 20.
1st – No. 22 Joey Logano | Team Penske
6th – No. 6 Darrell Wallace Jr. | Roush Fenway Racing
9th – No. 16 Ryan Reed | Roush Fenway Racing
10th – No. 22 Brad Keselowski | Team Penske
11th – No. 00 Cole Custer | Stewart-Haas Racing
17th – No. 98 Aric Almirola | Biagi DenBeste Racing

Brad Keselowski and his Ford Fusion edged out the field by .003 seconds to win the Coors Light Pole Qualifying event, running 193.680 mph followed by No. 21 Ryan Blaney from Wood Brothers Racing qualifying P3 and Team Penske’s No. 22 Joey Logano qualifying P6.

Team Penske drivers of Keselowski and Logano led 94 of 267 laps during Monster Energy’s NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.