Sunday, April 28, 2013

Kevin Harvick Charges Late to Win at Richmond

Kevin Harvick has been waiting for the chance to prove to critics that he's not about to lay down this year just because he's leaving Richard Childress Racing after the season.

He got his chance Saturday night and took full advantage of it, charging from seventh to the lead on the final restart to win the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

It was the first win of the season for Harvick, who is expected to leave RCR for Stewart-Haas Racing next season.

"A lot of people thought we might lay down this year," Harvick said as he got a hug in victory lane from team owner Richard Childress. "There ain't no way with that game, is there?"

Harvick was chasing down Juan Pablo Montoya for the lead when a caution flag flew with six laps remaining. Harvick and Montoya then pitted for fresh tires, handing the lead to Jeff Burton and Jamie McMurray for a green-white-checkered restart.

Harvick restarted seventh but flew through the field and quickly blasted by Burton, his RCR teammate, for the lead.

Clint Bowyer finished second followed by Joey Logano, Montoya, Burton, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth.

Read More Here..........Sporting News

Toyota Owners 400 Results

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