Kevin Harvick doubles up with NASCAR Cup victory at Richmond

August 14, 2022 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Richmond, Va. – Last Sunday at Michigan, Kevin Harvick broke a 65-race drought. Now the driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford has a two-race winning streak. Chased by runner-up Christopher Bell and third-place finisher Chris Buescher over the closing laps, Harvick threaded his way through traffic to win Sunday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway by .441 seconds. The NASCAR Cup Series victory was Harvick’s fourth at the .75-mile short track—his first there since 2013—and the 60th of his career, tying him with Kyle Busch for most among active drivers…

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Chandler Smith dominates NASCAR Truck Series Playoff race at Richmond

August 13, 2022 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – The first truck off pit road controlled the race. That was the story of Chandler Smith’s dominating victory in Saturday night’s Worldwide Express 250 at Richmond Raceway. Smith took charge of the second event in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Playoff when he won the race off pit road under caution on lap 75—during the break between the first and second stages. That was the ballgame. Smith led the final 175 laps through two cautions, one for the second stage break and one for an accident in Turn 1…

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Kevin Harvick breaks 65-race drought with NASCAR Cup win at Michigan Aug. 7, 2022 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service On a blustery Sunday in the Irish Hills of Michigan, Kevin Harvick saved his season. Grabbing the lead and pulling away after a restart on Lap 166 of 200 at Michigan International Speedway, Harvick won the FireKeepeers Casino 400 by 2.903 seconds over pole winner Bubba Wallace and leap-frogged bubble-riding Martin Truex Jr. in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff standings. Harvick’s victory ended a 65-race drought for the 46-year-old former series champion from Bakersfield, California. The win was his sixth at Michigan…

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Ty Gibbs picks up ninth career NASCAR Xfinity win at Michigan

Aug. 6, 2022 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Taking control of the race in the final stage, Ty Gibbs sped to his NASCAR Xfinity Series-best fifth victory of the season in Saturday’s New Holland 250 at Michigan International Speedway. The tenor of the race changed markedly near the end of the second stage when pole winner Noah Gragson opted to stay on the track and compete for the stage win on the high-speed 2.0-mile track. Gibbs had pitted under caution on Lap 55 and inherited the lead when Gragson and others who had stayed out until the completion of the stage…

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