Southern 500 starting lineup: Joey Logano wins pole

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DARLINGTON, S.C. — Joey Logano turned a lap at 168.521 miles per hour Saturday to win the pole for Sunday’s Southern 500.

Logano is second-seeded in the playoffs, which begin with Sunday’s 367-lap chase around the 1.366-mile track.

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Chase Elliott, the top seed entering the playoffs, qualified 23rd. Daniel Suarez failed inspection three times and will start at the rear of the field.

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