Logano Captures Fifth NASCAR Busch East Series Win of 2007

LOUDON, N.H. � (Sept. 14) Teenage rookie sensation Joey Logano won his fifth NASCAR Busch East Series race of the season Friday afternoon at New Hampshire International Speedway.

Logano, 17, of Middletown, Conn., took the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Driven Chevrolet to his second consecutive victory at the 1.058-mile superspeedway. He also led the most laps in the Aubuchon  Hardware 125 presented by Hardwarestore.com, which featured 10 lead changes among six drivers.

Logano took the lead for good with 10 laps to go from Mark McFarland (No. 81 Knights Companies Chevrolet). The two swapped the lead six times starting on lap 45 of the 125-lap race.  Inside the final five laps, McFarland scrapped the wall while battling with Sean Caisse (No. 44 Casella Waste Systems Chevrolet) and fell from contention.  Logano then held of Caisse for the win. Pole sitter Rogelio Lopez (No. 03 Telmex/Lucas Oil Chevrolet) finished third followed by Peyton Sellers (No. 83 Strutmasters.com  Chevrolet) and Jamie Hayes (No. 52 Hendrick Autoguard Chevrolet)

Jerry Marquis finished sixth followed by Brad Leighton, Ryan Moore, James Buescher, and Eddie MacDonald.

The series now heads to Dover (Del.) International Speedway for the season-ending Sunoco 150 Friday, Sept. 21 at 4:45 pm.