Joey Logano Has a Hilarious Response to Corey LaJoie’s Foot Race Suggestion

Published 11/25/2021, 5:23 AM EST
FORT WORTH, TX – NOVEMBER 08: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 AAA Insurance Ford, reacts after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 8, 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)


Recently, a fan wondered about who was the fastest NASCAR driver. Of course, every NASCAR season decides this question every year, though the answers vary. However, the criteria for this was that no cars were to be involved, and it was a foot race. Some suggested that Corey LaJoie and Ross Chastain could be good candidates. LaJoie caught wind of the post and revealed that he and Joey Logano actually tied in a 40-yard race. Logano responded to LaJoie’s statement in a hilarious manner.

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According to LaJoie, the 40-yard race ended with them getting a time of 4.95 seconds. The venue for their showdown was an ASU event back in 2019. Logano quipped, “I’m like an ostrich. Pretty fast in an awkward way“. Admittedly, it isn’t surprising to see these two drivers bantering on social media. The two of them have done it a fair number of times, taking playful digs at each other.

This isn’t the first time Joey Logano and Corey LaJoie joked around

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Last time, LaJoie joked that Joey Logano would drop the letter ‘Y’ in his name. This would happen when it was stuck on the Next Gen car. The Penske driver took it as a challenge and carried out his promise. So, the #22 car had ‘Joe Logano’ where his name was supposed to be on the side of the Ford machine.

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – AUGUST 31: Corey LaJoie, driver of the #32 CorvetteParts.net Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on August 31, 2019 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

For now, Logano and LaJoie are simply enjoying the post-season break. To be perfectly honest, they will need it, as next season will be tough, especially with the introduction of the new car and new rules.

On the bright side, many drivers and teams either tested the new cars or will test them in the future. One thing is for sure, the 2022 Cup Series will be very intriguing, with many drivers in the running and the chance of a grid shake-up.

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Dhruv George

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Dhruv George is a senior Motorsports author for EssentiallySports, having authored nearly 12000 articles spanning different sports like F1, NASCAR, Tennis, NFL, and eSports. He graduated with a PG Diploma in Journalism from the Xavier Institute of Communications. Dhruv has also conducted interviews with F1 driver Pierre Gasly and Moto2 rider Tony Arbolino.

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