Tag Archive: Kevin Harvick

Nov 14

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix; Kyle Busch also advances

Joey Logano earned a return trip to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway after a year’s absence

Kyle Busch will head to the South Florida track to try to defend his 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title as well. And Kevin Harvick won’t be competing for the title for the first time since NASCAR debuted its elimination Chase format in 2014. Needing a victory to advance, as it turned out, Harvick finished fourth in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Harvick wins at Kansas, clinches spot in Round of 8

He did it again

Kevin Harvick

Last in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings and faced with an uphill struggle to make the Round of 8, Kevin Harvick and his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team did what they do best — win with their backs to the wall.

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Sep 26

Kevin Harvick wins at New Hampshire

Harvick charges to New Hampshire win with late-race surge

Kevin Harvick

Remember last week, when Kevin Harvick was trapped a lap down at Chicagoland Speedway, finished 20th and fell out of the top 12 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings? Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Truex turns it on late, surges to Darlington win

Martin Truex Jr.’s luck changed. Kevin Harvick‘s didn’t.

Martin Truex Jr.And that was the difference in Truex’s unexpected victory in Sunday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Kevin Harvick wins at Bristol

Harvick’s victory was his second at Thunder Valley

RECAP: Harvick conquers the colosseum contenders

For most of the final 200 laps of Sunday’s rain-interrupted Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick was where he needed to be – out front and in control of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Kyle Busch clinches 2016 ESPYs win

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Earns Additional Hardware at Awards Show

DSC_0249 The 24th annual ESPY Awards got a little “rowdy” as reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch was named Best Driver at last night’s ceremony. He received the most votes among fellow nominees 2015 IndyCar Series Champion Scott Dixon, 2015 Formula One World Driver’s Champion Lewis Hamilton, 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi, and 2015 NHRA Pro Stock Champion Erica Enders-Stevens. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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