Topics

Jimmie Johnson
Kevin Harvick's NASCAR Sprint Cup victory is a Las Vegas showstopper
Kevin Harvick's NASCAR Sprint Cup victory is a Las Vegas showstopper

  A three-race stretch of NASCAR racing in the West that opened here Sunday might need to be billed as the Kevin Harvick Swing. Harvick, the reigning Sprint Cup Series champion, won the Kobalt 400 in dominating fashion at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, his first Cup victory here. The Bakersfield native led 142 of the race's 267 laps, and his victory came after he finished second in the season's first two races, at Daytona and Atlanta. In fact, Harvick has finished first or second in his last six races going back to last fall when he won the Cup championship in his No. 4 Chevrolet prepared by Stewart-Haas Racing. The last time that happened was 19 years ago; four-time...

Loading