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Kevin Harvick sweeps Michigan DoubleHeader

Updated On: August 11, 2020, 11:05 am ET

This past weekend, the XFINITY Series held a stand-alone schedule at Wisconsin’s Road America road course on Saturday. The CUP and Gander Truck Series were busy in Michigan’s Irish Hills at the Michigan Int’l Speedway. On Friday night, the trucks needed seven overtime laps to determine the winner of their event. The CUP Series drivers were active for two days competing in the Michigan DoubleHeader races on Saturday and Sunday. Kevin Harvick could not be stopped. He led the most laps in both races and swept the weekend with two victories. He became the first driver to win back-to-back races at the same track in consecutive days in the NASCAR Cup Series. NASCAR Statistics show the last driver to win Cup races in consecutive days was NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty in 1971 (7/14-15/1971 at New York’s Islip and Saratoga tracks).

                        NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) - Race 1

NCS - Saturday and Sunday, Aug 8-9, Doubleheader 
Sat, Aug 8, FireKeepers Casino 400 - Michigan Int’l Speedway - 156 laps (+5 laps OT)
- The starting lineup for Saturday’s event was set based on a combination of owner points and a random drawing. P1 went to Joey Logano (#22 Ford Mustang) with #11 Denny Hamlin sharing the front row in the P2 spot. #4 Kevin Harvick, #10 Aric Almirola, #2 Brad Keselowski, #88 Alex Bowman, #18 Kyle Busch, #9 Chase Elliott, #14 Clint Bowyer and #1 Kurt Busch made up the remainder of the top-10 in the lineup. Did not make the race: No one, 39 entries for the 40-car lineup.

- Kevin Harvick (#4 Ford Mustang) scored his 54th victory in 703 NCS races. This is his 5th victory and 18th top-10 finish in 2020. It is his 4th victory and 20th top-10 finish in 39 races at Michigan. Brad Keselowski (2nd) posted his 12th top-10 finish in 22 Michigan races. It is his 16th top-10 finish in 2020. Martin Truex Jr. (3rd) earned his 12th top-10 finish in 29 races at Michigan. Pole-sitter Joey Logano led 18 laps and finished 8th. Christopher Bell (13th) was the highest finishing Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender. Kevin Harvick leads the point standings by 94 points over Brad Keselowski. Next on the NCS schedule: Sunday, Aug 9, Consumers Energy 400 - Michigan Int’l Speedway - 156 laps.

TOP 16 - NCS Playoff Contenders (G/L):
1. Kevin Harvick
2. Brad Keselowski
3. Denny Hamlin
4. Ryan Blaney
5. Chase Elliott
6. Joey Logano
7. Martin Truex Jr.
8. Aric Almirola
9. Kurt Busch
10. Kyle Busch
11. Alex Bowman
12. Clint Bowyer
13. Matt DiBenedetto
14. William Byron
15. Erik Jones +3
16. Tyler Reddick -1

                        NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) - Race 2

Sun, Aug 9, Consumers Energy 400 - Michigan Int’l Speedway - 156 laps
- The starting lineup for Sunday's event was set based on the finish of Saturday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 with the top 20 inverted. P1 went to Chris Buescher (#17 Ford Mustang) with #14 Clint Bowyer sharing the front row in the P2 spot. #8 Tyler Reddick, #42 Matt Kenseth, #10 Aric Almirola, #21 Matt DiBenedetto, #24 William Byron, #95 Christopher Bell, #48 Jimmie Johnson and #20 Erik Jones made up the remainder of the top-10 in the lineup. Did not make the race: No one, 39 entries for the 40-car lineup.

- Kevin Harvick (#4 Ford Mustang) scored his 55th victory in 704 NCS races. This is his 6th victory and 19th top-10 finish in 2020. It is his 5th victory and 21st top-10 finish in 40 races at Michigan. Denny Hamlin (2nd) posted his 15th top-10 finish in 30 Michigan races. It is his 14th top-10 finish in 2020. Martin Truex Jr. (3rd) posted his 13th top-10 finish in 30 races at Michigan. Pole-sitter Chris Buescher finished in 20th place. Christopher Bell (17th) was the highest finishing ROTY. After this race Kevin Harvick leads the point standings by 137 points over Brad Keselowski. Next on the NCS schedule: Sun, Aug 16, Go Bowling 235 - Daytona Road Course - 65 laps.

TOP 16 - NCS Playoff Contenders (G/L):
1. Kevin Harvick
2. Brad Keselowski
3. Denny Hamlin
4. Ryan Blaney
5. Chase Elliott
6. Joey Logano
7. Martin Truex Jr.
8. Aric Almirola
9. Kyle Busch +1
10. Kurt Busch -1
11. Alex Bowman
12. Clint Bowyer
13. Matt DiBenedetto
14. William Byron
15. Erik Jones
16. Jimmie Johnson +1

                            NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS)

Sat, Aug 8, Henry 180 - Road America - 45 laps
- Starting lineup for this event was set based on a random drawing. P1 went to Michael Annett (#1 Chevrolet Camaro) with #22 Austin Cindric sharing the front row in the P2 spot. #20 Harrison Burton, #11 Justin Haley, #18 Riley Herbst, #21 Kaz Grala, #98 Chase Briscoe, #19 Brandon Jones, #9 Noah Gragson and #10 Ross Chastain made up the remainder of the top-10 in the lineup. Did not make the race: No one, 37 entries for 40-car lineup.

- Austin Cindric (#22 Ford Mustang) scored his 6th victory in 85 NXS races. This is his 4th victory and 14th top-10 finish in 2020. It is his 1st victory and 2nd top-10 finish in four races at Road America. He became the 11th different NXS winner at RA in as many races. AJ Allmendinger (2nd) posted his 2nd top-10 finish in three Road America races. It is his 6th top-10 finish in 2020. Chase Briscoe (3rd) earned his 2nd top-10 finish in two races at Road America. Pole-sitter Michael Annett finished 10th. Harrison Burton (16th) was the highest finishing ROTY. Austin Cindric leads the point standings by 11 points over Chase Briscoe. Next on the NXS schedule: Sat, Aug 15, at the Daytona Road Course - 52 laps

TOP 12 - NXS Playoff Contenders (G/L):
1. Austin Cindric
2. Chase Briscoe
3. Ross Chastain +1
4. Noah Gragson -1
5. Justin Haley
6. Harrison Burton
7. Justin Allgaier
8. Michael Annett
9. Brandon Jones
10. Ryan Sieg +1
11. Riley Herbst -1
12. Brandon Brown

                     NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (GOT)

Fri, Aug 7, Henry Ford Health System 200 - Michigan Int’l Speedway - 100 laps (+7 laps OT)
- Starting lineup for this event was set based on current owners points. P1 went to Chandler Smith (#51 Toyota Tundra) with #23 Brett Moffitt sharing the front row in the P2 spot. #18-Christian Eckes, #88-Matt Crafton, #16-Austin Hill, #98-Grant Enfinger, #21-Zane Smith, #2-Sheldon Creed, #19-Derek Kraus and #99-Ben Rhodes made up the top-10. Did not make the race: No one, 39 entries for the 40-truck lineup.

- Zane Smith (#21 Chevrolet Silverado) scored his 1st victory in 11 GOT races. This is his 7th top-10 finish in 2020 in his series track debut at Michigan International Speedway. Christian Eckes (2nd), the highest finishing ROTY, posted his 1st top-10 finish in two Michigan races and his 6th top-10 finish in 2020. Tanner Gray (3rd) was making his series debut at Michigan. Pole-sitter Chandler Smith led four laps, was involved in a wreck on lap 59 and was credited with a 38th-place DNF. Austin Hill (finished 12th) leads the point standings by 42 points over Zane Smith. Next up for the GOT: Sun, Aug 16, at the Daytona Road Course - 44 laps

TOP 10 - GOT Playoff Contenders (G/L):
1. Austin Hill
2. Zane Smith +2
3. Ben Rhodes -1
4. Christian Eckes -1
5. Brett Moffitt
6. Matt Crafton
7. Sheldon Creed +1
8. Grant Enfinger -1
9. Derek Kraus
10. Todd Gilliland

                          NASCAR Feeder Series

ARCA Menards Series: Sun, Aug 9, VizCom 200 - Michigan Int’l Speedway - 100 laps
Winner: Riley Herbst - P1: Riley Herbst - Points Leader: Michael Self
Next: Fri, Aug 14, at the Daytona Road Course - 29 laps

ARCA Menards East: Sat, Jun 13, Herr's Potato Chips 200 - Toledo Speedway - 200 laps (+4 OT)
Winner: Ty Gibbs - P1: Sam Mayer - Points Leader: Sam Mayer
Next: Fri, Aug 21, General Tire 125 - Dover Int’l Speedway

ARCA Menards West-1: Fri, Aug 7, ENEOS/NAPA Auto Parts 100 - Evergreen Speedway - 100 laps
Winner: Blaine Perkins - P1: Blaine Perkins - Points Leader: Jesse Love
Next: Sat, Aug 8, ENEOS/NAPA Auto Parts 150 - Douglas County Speedway - 150 laps

ARCA Menards West-2: Sat, Aug 8, ENEOS/NAPA Auto Parts 150 - Douglas County Speedway - 150 laps
Winner: Blaine Perkins - P1: Gio Scelzi - Points Leader: Jesse Love
Next: Sat, Aug. 22 at Colorado National Speedway

Whelen Modified Tour: Aug 1, White Mountain 200 - White Mountain Motorsports Park - 200 laps
Winner: Doug Coby - P1: Jon McKennedy - Points Leader: Justin Bonsignore
Next: Sat, Aug 22, at Jennerstown Speedway

Pinty's Series:
2020 Season Opener: Sat, Aug 15, DoubleHeader at Sunset Speedway

Peak Mexico Series: Thu, Jul 30, at Autodromo Potosino - 210 laps
Winner: Ruben Rovelo - Points Leader: Ruben Rovelo
Next: (Tentative) Thu, Aug 20, Autodromo Int’l de Aguascalientes 

                                Track Details

Autodromo Int’l de Aguascalientes - 0.875-mile concrete oval - Mexico
Autodromo Potosino - 0.5-mile oval - San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Daytona Road Course - 3.57-mile, 14-turn trioval/infield course - Daytona Beach, FL
Douglas County Speedway - 0.375-mile oval - Roseburg, Oregon
Dover Int’l Speedway - 1-mile concrete oval - Dover, Delaware
Evergreen Speedway - 0.646-mile oval - Monroe, Washington
Jennerstown Speedway - 0.522-mile oval - Jennerstown, Pennsylvania
Michigan Int’l Speedway - 2-mile oval - Brooklyn, Michigan
Road America - 4.048-mile road course - Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Sunset Speedway - 0.333-mile oval - Innisfil, Ontario
Toledo Speedway - 0.5-mile oval - Toledo, Ohio
White Mountain Motorsports Park - 0.25 mile oval - North Woodstock, New Hampshire


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