Joey Logano, Penske Racing Reportedly Cut Deal to Enter Chase For the Cup

Patrick Clarke@@_Pat_ClarkeCorrespondent ISeptember 11, 2013

RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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Joey Logano may have had help qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Chase for the Cup this past weekend at Richmond, Va.

According to an ESPN report, it's quite possible that Penske Racing made a deal with Front Row Motorsports late in Saturday night's race in an effort to help Logano gain track position and survive the cut for the Chase.