Tag Archive: Kevin Harvick

Mar 13

Kevin Harvick wins at Phoenix

Harvick edges Edwards for thrilling Phoenix victory

Harvick celebrates closest Phoenix finishKevin Harvick asserted his desert dominance in thrilling fashion, grabbing a victory by just 0.010 of a second over Carl Edwards in the 312-lap, 312-mile Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.

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Nov 16

Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-shortened Phoenix race

93 laps short of its scheduled distance of 312 laps

Phoenix Chase race results

A serendipitous sequence of pit stops and a drizzle that turned into a downpour made a winner of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday night’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, the start of which was delayed from day to night by rain in the afternoon.

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Oct 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Enter Sandman: Harvick Lives Up To “Closer” Billing

NASCAR logo Even Mariano Rivera and Kyra Sedgwick would be impressed with Kevin Harvick’s closing ability. Harvick proved why he’s called “The Closer” by visiting Victory Lane in a win-or-go-home situation at Dover for his third consecutive checkered flag in a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup cutoff race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Kevin Harvick wins Chase elimination race at Dover

Chase bubble watch: Who’s in, who’s out post-Dover

Harvick: ‘I’m so damn proud’The AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway represented the final race of the Challenger Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and Kevin Harvick was able to stave off elimination with a victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover & Las Vegas‏

Harvick on the ropes heading into Dover

NASCAR logoDefending champion Kevin Harvick has two options heading into Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN) – the first cutoff race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – win or go home.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire

Kevin Harvick clarified his championship status on Sunday—but not the way he had planned

Kenseth: 'You got to enjoy it while it's here'After dominating the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for most of the afternoon, Harvick ran out of fuel while leading on Lap 298 of 300, handing the top spot and the victory to Matt Kenseth, who joined teammate Denny Hamlin as an automatic qualifier for the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Aug 23

Joey Logano victorious in Bristol night race

Successfully defending last year’s victory at Thunder Valley

Joey Logano Bristol winWith Kevin Harvick hounding him mercilessly for 63 laps, Joey Logano kept his No. 22 Team Penske Ford out front after taking the lead on a Lap 438 restart and held on to win Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Logano gets first road-course win at the Glen

“I’m still just trying to catch my breath” – Logano

2015-08-08_0061A week after running out of fuel while leading with three laps left at Pocono, Joey Logano finished off an unprecedented weekend sweep at Watkins Glen International with his first road course victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Jun 10

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan & Gateway

Truex triumphs at Pocono, carries momentum to Michigan

NASCAR logo Martin Truex Jr. finally closed the deal. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing driver led the most laps for the fourth consecutive race in last weekend’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway and fended off defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick for his first win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Jimmie Johnson wins Duck Commander 500

Tussle of champions: Jimmie Johnson outduels Kevin Harvick – Six-time champ gets first spring win at 1.5-mile track

Jimmie JohnsonJimmie Johnson continued his recent domination of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th annual Duck Commander 500.

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Mar 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

Ho-Hum: Another Top-Two For Harvick. Does the lead for NASCAR’s News & Notes ever change?

NASCAR logo Kevin Harvick has been THE story for weeks now, posting his eighth consecutive top-two finish with a runner-up showing at Auto Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Brad Keselowski surges late to Auto Club 400 win

Kevin Harvick finishes second for eighth straight top-two finish

Auto Club SpeedwayBrad Keselowski surged late on the second attempt at a Green-White-Checkered finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Harvick wins fourth straight Phoenix race

The No. 4 driver led a race-high 224 laps in the desert

Harvick wins fourth straight Phoenix raceYes, the best car won Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway — but one-man juggernaut Kevin Harvick had to hold off charging Jamie McMurray on the final restart with 12 laps left to notch his fourth straight victory at the one-mile track. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Phoenix International Raceway

Bloomin’ Onions May Become Scarce After NASCAR Visits Phoenix

NASCAR logo Every time Kevin Harvick finishes in the top 10, customers at Outback Steakhouse can get a Bloomin’ Onion the following day. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Kevin Harvick wins Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas

Driver leads 142 laps to win first race of season

Kevin HarvickKevin Harvick must have been tired of finishing second, because on Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion did something about it. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Teams learn new package in Atlanta open test

Drivers adjust to less horsepower, get data in first session under 2015 rules

Jeff Gordon 3M carJamie McMurray was fastest in the opening session, Jeff Gordon in the second. And defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was third fastest in both as teams spent nearly four hours testing here Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

NASCAR celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas with first-time champion Kevin Harvick

Four-Day NASCAR postseason bash returns with new consumer activations, traditional fan-favorite events

NASCAR logo After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick as the guest of honor. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Harvick heads to Homestead in hunt for first Championship

NASCAR logo Entering the penultimate race at Phoenix in last place among Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contenders, Kevin Harvick could only guarantee himself a spot in The Championship 4 by winning at the Arizona track. Shrugging off the pressure, Harvick turned in a dominant performance leading 264 of 312 laps on his way to Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Harvick wins at Phoenix, clinches spot in championship race

Harvick, Hamlin, Logano and Newman make up final four Chasers

A victory at Phoenix—and a dominating one at that—was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Phoenix is Harvick’s race to win

NASCAR logo If Kevin Harvick had to hand-pick a track to race in a “win-or-go-home” situation, he would likely choose Phoenix International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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