Monday, May 30, 2011

Harvick Swoops up Coca-Cola 600 Win on Last lap

Harvick picks up first career Charlotte win (Getty)
Kevin Harvick won the Coca Cola 600 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway for his 3rd win of 2011 and 17th win of his career. David Ragan [best career finish] finished second followed by Joey Logano, Kurt Busch, A,J. Allmendinger, Marcos Ambrose, Dale Earnhardt Jr. [who led, ran out of fuel in 4th turn], Regan Smith, David Reutimann and Denny Hamlin.

Jimmie Johnson lost an engine with a few laps to go, setting up a green-white-checker finish. Kasey Kahne led on the final restart and immediately ran out of fuel. The points leader, Carl Edwards, finished 16th and increased his points lead to 36 points over Harvick who moves into second. There were 38 lead changes among 19 drivers; 14 cautions for 64 yellow flag laps. The attendance is listed as 145,000 up from 140,000 last year. (

Coca-Cola 600 Results

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