Ford, Joey Logano Take First at Daytona 500

Screen Shot 2015-02-22 at 8.54.59 PMIt’s comes as no to surprise the Planet Ford in Humble team; Ford’s first on race day, yet again! That’s right! Ford has swept the Daytona Speedweeks with a Daytona 500 victory! Joey Logano piloted a Ford Fusion to his first Daytona win! “To win this race is just amazing,” Logano said, “That feeling of winning the Daytona 500, I can’t explain how cool this is.”

This Daytona win makes for Ford’s 14th overall in “The Great American Race.” It also marks the first time Ford has swept all of NASCAR’s top three touring divisions in the same weekend since last August at Bristol Motor Speedway. Ford continues to be   undefeated at Daytona International Speedway in 2015.

Ford Finishing Order:
1st – Joey Logano
10th – Greg Biffle
11th – David Gilliland
12th – Sam Hornish Jr.
15th – Aric Almirola
17th – David Ragan
22nd – Cole Whitt
26th – Bobby Labonte
29th – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
30th – Trevor Bayne
31st – Michael McDowell
39th – Ryan Blaney
41st – Brad Keselowski

Ford’s history of winning the Daytona 500:

1963 – Tiny Lund (Wood Brothers)
1965 – Fred Lorenzen (Holman-Moody)
1967 – Mario Andretti (Holman-Moody)
1969 – LeeRoy Yarbrough (Junior Johnson)
1978 – Bobby Allison (Bud Moore)
1985 – Bill Elliott (Harry Melling)
1987 – Bill Elliott (Harry Melling)
1992 – Davey Allison (Robert Yates)
1996 – Dale Jarrett (Robert Yates)
2000 – Dale Jarrett (Robert Yates)
2009 – Matt Kenseth (Jack Roush)
2011 – Trevor Bayne (Wood Brothers)
2012 – Matt Kenseth (Jack Roush)
2015 – Joey Logano (Roger Penske)

Ready to get behind the wheel of a Ford Fusion for yourself. Take the drive on Hwy. 59 to Planet Ford in Humble (serving Atascocita, Kingwood, Conroe, Houston). Shop online anytime at www.PlanetFord59.com!

 

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