Kevin Harvick had a lot of bad luck in time trials, when yellow flags waved twice while he was on track for his qualification run last Friday. He started the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway deep in the field, but rallied to finish fifth.
Kevin Harvick was on track when NASCAR red-flagged the first qualification session for the Firekeepers Casino 400 on two occasions. He was unable to post a lap until late in the session. The heat cycles on his tire slowed him significantly and he was able to qualify only 29th at Michigan International Speedway. Debris brought out the first red flag. A spin by David Ragan brought out the second caution.
Kevin Harvick has finished 17th or better in his last 22 races. He finished ninth in the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono Raceway after starting fourth.
Kevin Harvick had a top-10 car before night fell, but once the sun went down he really picked up the pace. Harvick drove past Jimmie Johnson in the final green flag run and thought he would catch Martin Truex Jr. He finished 2.573 seconds behind the winner, however, in second.
Qualification was rained out for the 2016 All-star race, which means the lineup will be based on owner points. Kevin Harvick will lead the field to green once the track is dry.
The top three starters of the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway were all involved in a lap-353, 18-car accident. Pole sitter Kevin Harvick finished 15th and was running at the end, but outside pole winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and third-place starter Kyle Busch finished 32nd and 30th respectively.
With no lights at Dover International Speedway and a Camping World Truck Series still to get in the books, NASCAR canceled qualification for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism on a rain-soaked track. With the fastest time in the first practice session, Kevin Harvick will lead the field to green.
Kevin Harvick posted the fastest lap in the first practice session for the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway. His top speed was 165.145 mph.
According to Greg Zipadelli of Stewart-Haas Racing, the culprit in Danica Patrick’s accident was apparently a rear gear failure. Kurt Busch had the same issue, but caught the vibration early and shut his engine down before he crashed. Busch reported that he "got lucky" and was shutting down his engine so quickly because of a drop-off in speed during lap three.
Kevin Harvick told reporters he hit a piece of debris seven laps into the final run and that tightened up his car. Before hitting the debris, he was challenging Kyle Busch for the win of the GoBowling.com 400.
Kevin Harvick posted only the 26th fastest time in the first round of qualification for the GoBowling.com 400 at Kansas Speedway and failed to advance out of the first round of qualification. That is where he will line up Saturday night.
Kevin Harvick continues to record consistent top-10 results. He finished fifth in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway after leading the field to green at the start of the race.
Persistent rain canceled qualification for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway, which puts Kevin Harvick on the pole after setting the fastest time in the first practice session.
Rain cut short the first practice session for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Kevin Harvick was in the lead at the time with a speed of 129.069 mph.