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Kevin Harvick had a lock on the front of the field in Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway, but there was plenty of action behind him.
The class of the field in the 200-lap, 300-mile Nationwide Series race, Harvick won handily, crossing the finish line 1.628 seconds ahead of 18-year-old Ryan Blaney, who made the most of a pit stop for tires on Lap 178.
Pole-sitter Kyle Busch ran third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who erased the six-point lead Elliott Sadler held when the race began. Stenhouse, the defending Nationwide champion, is tied with Sadler with two races left in the season and holds the tiebreaker, most wins.
The victory was Harvick’s second of the season and 39th of his career, third most all-time. Harvick, who led 127 laps, notched his fifth Nationwide victory at Texas, tied with Busch for the track record.
Harvick and Busch battled for the lead after the last restart on Lap 182. Busch crossed the stripe with the nose of his car ahead...
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A skydiver damaged NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick’s No. 29 Chevrolet right before the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. The skydiver’s sandbag or weighted bag — that trails him and holds his flag in place — slammed into the left side of Harvick’s car.
Photo Credit: Kevin Harvick’s Twitter account @kevinharvick By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical In a strange turn of events that has to have Texas Motor Speedway track president Eddie Gossage feeling that someone took his new slogan of “Wild Ashpalt Circus” a little too literal, a parachuter landing in the infield grass as a part of the prerace festivities has...
Kevin Harvick has had a really weird year. He has not had that much success on the track but he somehow made the Chase. He did become a dad this year, so that is probably more important than anything on the track. Sunday, Harv suffered damage in the oddest way possible. His car was hit [...]
Kevin Harvick was victorious in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Harvick’s win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge was his second in the Nationwide Series this season.
Kyle Busch started on the pole in the No. 54 Toyoyta. Busch led much of the early portions of the race but Harvick came on strong as the race developed. Ryan Blaney moved up to second...
Kevin Harvick’s car took a little bit of damage, but it happened before the race even started in the most unexpected possible fashion. Prior to Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after a parachute jumper’s sandbag nailed Harvick’s door on his No. 29 Chevy. You can see from the below video that it could have been much worse, but it is still quite odd. All...
Kevin Harvick received an unwelcome surprise as he left the drivers' meeting prior to Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup AAA Texas 500.
A 20-pound sandbag weighing down a skydiver's flag during the prerace ceremony pulverized the driver's door of the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet.
Harvick tweeted: Never good when the day starts with a parachute weight hitting our car... Welcome...
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #33 OneMain Financial Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, talked to the media after his win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge from the Texas Motor Speedway. Video courtesy of NASCAR Media Group.
Kevin Harvick finishes first in Texas as series standings have Elliott Sadler, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. tied…
Kevin Harvick had a lock on the front of the field in Saturday night's O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway, but there was plenty of action behind him.
The class of the field in the 200-lap, 300-mile Nationwide Series race, Harvick won handily, crossing the finish line 1.628 seconds ahead of 18-year-old Ryan Blaney, who made the most of a pit stop for tires...
Countless times this season in the Nationwide Series, Kevin Harvick has had chances at winning.
From running out of fuel in the final laps at Phoenix International Raceway to getting passed on a late race restart in Atlanta, it’s been a coulda-shoulda-woulda-type season for Harvick during his 12 previous Nationwide starts in 2012.
That looked as though tides were changing on Saturday...
FORT WORTH, Texas It was a good night for the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway.
One of the biggest names in NASCAR found his way to Victory Lane in the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge as Kevin Harvick won the race.
And the championship fight couldn't be any better, as Elliott Sadler's lead evaporated and the series will head to Phoenix with Sadler...
Kyle Busch started the race on the pole and led most of the first ¼ of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race then Kevin Harvick took over and led most of the rest of the race; A dominating performance. Kevin Harvick driving the No. 33 Richard Childress Racing One Main Financial Chevrolet led 127 laps of [...]
Kevin Harvick led 127 laps and won the NASCAR Nationwide race at Texas for the fifth time Saturday night, while Ricky Stenhouse Jr. got even with Elliott Sadler for the season points lead with two races left.
Stenhouse fought a loose car much of the night, and managed a fourth-place finish to make up his six-point deficit to Sadler, who finished 11th. Stenhouse's six victories...
One of the most dominant performances of the Nationwide season so far was on display Saturday night in Texas. Kevin Harvick led over half of the race and took home his second Nationwide victory of the season. Harvick was one Richard Childress driver celebrating while another RCR driver, Elliot Sadler, wasn’t pleased with losing the points lead. Sadler is now tied atop the point’s...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Kevin Harvick), sixth (Austin Dillon) and 11th (Elliott Sadler).
Sadler and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., are tied atop the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, while Dillon ranks third in the standings, 21 markers behind his RCR teammate.
The No. 2 team is tied for second in the Nationwide Series...