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 Ford Racing Weekend Results - 8/16/2013

DATE: Will be calculated from "Release Start Date" field.

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DEARBORN - Weekend racing results for Aug. 16 -18. 
 
NASCAR Sprint Cup (Fusion) -- FORD VICTORY
• Joey Logano had the fastest car all weekend, setting a track record to earn the pole in qualifying and coming away with a victory at Michigan International Speedway.
• The victory also earned Ford the first Michigan Heritage manufacturers' trophy. It was also Logano's first Cup victory with Penske and Ford.
• Marcos Ambrose, Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards joined Logano in the top-10, and Brad Keselowski made it five Fusions in the top-12 (p12).
• Carl Edwards sits third (-51) in the driver's championship standings, Brad Keselowski held onto eighth (-146) and Greg Biffle held onto his Chase spot in 10th (-150) behind points leader Jimmie Johnson (Chevy).
• The win gives Logano's (13th) Chase chances a serious boost, putting him within seven points of the second wild card and just 17 points back of a guaranteed spot.
• Ford is 37 points back of Chevy in the manufacturer standings.
 
NASCAR Nationwide Series (Mustang) -- FORD VICTORY
• AJ Allmendinger made it 2-for-2 in a Mustang in 2013, taking home the victory at Mid-Ohio, and Sam Hornish Jr. (p3) put both Penske Mustangs in the top-3 for the third-consecutive week
• Marcos Ambrose finished 7th and Trevor Bayne 9th to put four Mustangs in the top-10.
• The Penske duo led 76 of the 94 laps. Allmendinger led 73 and Hornish three.
• Sam Hornish Jr. regained the points lead, 13 ahead of Elliott Sadler (Chevy). Trevor Bayne moved up into eighth (-73).
• Ford holds a three-point edge over Toyota for the manufacturer's championship lead.
 
NHRA Funny Car (Mustang)
• Tim Wilkerson drove his Mustang to the semifinals in Brainerd but fell to the eventual event winner, Ron Capps (Dodge).
• John Force, Robert Hight and Courtney Force reached the second round.
• John Force leads the Blue Oval contingent in fifth with 1,054 points, trailing the leader Matt Hagan (Dodge) by 199. Courtney Force sits sixth (1,039 points), Tim Wilkerson eighth (952), Bob Tasca III 9th (906) and Robert Hight 10th (902).
• Hight holds a 31 point edge over Del Worsham for the final playoff spot. The U.S. Nationals (Aug. 28-Sept. 2) is the only event remaining in the regular season.
• Ford leads the manufacturer standings by 80 points over Dodge (Updated: 8/6).

  

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