Harvick notched his 15th career Sprint Cup win. His first victory at this wide two-mile track came in his 18th start here.
He’s got a new sponsor and a great shot at the Sprint Cup. NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick stops by the Newy Scruggs Show
Just 38 points separate leader Johnson from third-place Harvick, making it the closest margin among the top-three drivers with three races to go since NASCAR began its playoff format for its top-tier series in 2004. Hamlin is 14 points in back of Johnson.
Now that Talladega is in the rear-view mirror, the top-three drivers in the Chase – Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick can all breathe a sigh of relief after leaving the “wild card” race unscathed.