The 10 biggest wins of Kevin Harvick's Sprint Cup career
Kevin Harvick isn't just a champion; he's a big-money racer who is at his best with the most on the line. Following are the 10 biggest victories of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career.
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10. Watkins Glen, 2006
Winning on a road course shows skills far beyond those needed on ovals. Harvick became a road-course winner at the fast and challenging Watkins Glen International road course in 2006.
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9. Darlington, 2014
The Southern 500 was the last NASCAR major that Harvick checked off on his resume. It was also a race that served notice about the speed in his Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.
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8. Talladega, 2010
In a wild race, Harvick broke a 115-race winless streak by claiming victory on NASCAR's most daunting track.
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7. Dover, 2015
Facing elimination from the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick dominated the AAA 400 at Dover International Raceway, leading 355 of the 400 laps to earn his third victory of the year and continue his championship hopes.
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6. Phoenix, 2014
In the penultimate race of the season, Harvick had to win or else he would be eliminated from the Chase. And he did just that, crushing the field easily.
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5. Charlotte, 2011
Dale Earnhardt Jr. appeared poised to win the Coca-Cola 600, another of NASCAR’s marquee races, when he ran out of gas on the last lap, handing the victory to Harvick.
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4. Indianapolis, 2003
Harvick has always been a big-event racer. His first victory in one of NASCAR’s major races came in the Brickyard 400, which he won from the pole.
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3. Daytona, 2007
Making an incredible charge down the backstretch of the last lap, Harvick narrowly edged Mark Martin at the checkered flag by 0.020 seconds as the field crashed behind them.
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2. Atlanta, 2001
Just three races into his Sprint Cup career, Harvick put on a sensational last-lap charge to edge Jeff Gordon by 0.006 seconds in one of the closest finishes in history.
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1. Homestead, 2014
With everything on the line, Harvick outdueled Ryan Newman, Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano in the final race of the season to win his second consecutive race and his first Sprint Cup championship.