Logano turned into a lap at 97.830 miles in Saturday qualifying to earn the very best starting spot. His pole-winning conduct came about 90 minutes later Team Penske teammate Will Power won the rod for its IndyCar race in Austin, .

Aric Almirola qualified second for Stewart Racing, Penske driver Brad Keselowski was third and Kevin Harvick was fourth as Ford drivers shot the top four qualifying places.

Five-time Martinsville winner Denny Hamlin qualified fifth in a to get Sunday’s race around the Brief track. William Byron was sixth and the highest-qualifying driver.

Logano won in Martinsville last fall when he’d used his bumper to proceed Martin Truex Jr.. From the way in the last turn. The aggressive movement earned Logano a spot in ’s championship contest. He maintained his first Cup title three weeks after.