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Joey Logano
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Logano at the 2015 Toyota/Save Mart 350
Born Joseph Thomas Logano
May 24, 1990 (1990-05-24) (age 31)
Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)

Joseph Thomas Logano (born May 24, 1990), nicknamed "Sliced Bread," is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 22 Ford Fusion for Team Penske, and part-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, driving the No. 12 and No. 22 Ford Mustangs for Team Penske. His Penske contract extends through the 2022 season. He previously drove the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing from 2008 to 2012, collecting two wins and 41 Top 10 finishes. Logano's first major NASCAR win came during the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway in just his third start in the 2008 Nationwide Series.

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Logano during the 2013 STP Gas Booster 500

Logano became the youngest driver to win a Nationwide Series race at 18 years, 21 days old. He also became the youngest winner in Cup Series history when he won the 2009 Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 19 years, 35 days. Logano is now the youngest winner in two of NASCAR's three top divisions. Logano was also the first NASCAR driver born in the 1990s that has competed in NASCAR's three major divisions. In 2015, he became the second-youngest Daytona 500 winner.

On November 13, 2013, Logano announced his engagement to childhood sweetheart Brittany Baca. He announced, via Twitter, that their wedding date was set for December 2014, during the NASCAR off-season. Logano and Baca were married on December 13, 2014. The couple had their first child, a son, on January 5, 2018.

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