Joey Logano was in his element.
Helmet strapped on, hands on the wheel, the Middletown native and NASCAR driver whipped around the corners of Foxwoods Resort Casino’s On Track go-karting facility.
Sure, the kart was a tiny bit smaller than the Ford Fusion he drives for Team Penske in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series, but when the engine fired up and rubber hit the track, it was all the same.
“It’s a race,” he said with a smile. “It’s something about that helmet. You put that helmet on, and it cuts off the blood circulation or something, and your mindset changes completely.”
Logano was back in Connecticut for his fifth annual charity event, Driving Hope Home, at...