Joey Logano, the driver who has spent seven years trying to live up to impossible expectations, raced to his first career Daytona 500 victory Sunday as he continued to reward Roger Penske for catapulting him into one of NASCAR's top stars.
Tradition dictates that the reigning Sprint Cup champion start the year No. 1 in our NASCAR Power Rankings. But Kevin Harvick shouldn't get too comfortable -- he'll be a marked man all season beginning with the Feb. 22 Daytona 500.
Only one championship contender is guaranteed a spot in the third round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup: Joey Logano. But was his win Sunday at Kansas enough to get him the top spot in Ryan McGee's Power Rankings?