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Joey Logano wins Michigan pole

Nick Bromberg
From The Marbles

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Joey is pleased. (Getty)

Joey Logano will start first for Sunday's race at Michigan.

The 23-year-old driver posted a lap of 203.949 MPH to best Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson. Logano's speed was .043 seconds faster than Busch's.

Overall, 25 drivers posted average speeds of over 200 MPH on Michigan's fresh pavement. The track was repaved before last year's races and Logano's pole speed is the fastest speed ever recorded at the track.

The top five was filled out by Mark Martin and Jeff Burton. Juan Pablo Montoya, was sixth. Earlier this week it was revealed that Montoya would not be returning to Earnhardt Ganassi Racing for the 2014 season.

Austin Dillon, subbing for Tony Stewart, qualified 27th, a spot ahead of teammate Danica Patrick. Scott Riggs, driving the No. 19 car, was the only driver to miss the race.

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