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Harvick takes Southern 500 for 1st Darlington victory and 1st 2-time Sprint Cup winner

Kevin Harvick used one of the few weekend missteps to pull out his first Darlington victory.Harvick was among several veteran drivers fighting for the Nationwide Series win Friday night when rookie Chase Elliott used fresher tires and a strong machine to move from the back of the pack to first place over the final two laps.Lesson learned.On Saturday night in the Sprint Cup race, Harvick took advantage of four new tires to pass Dale Earnhardt Jr. two laps from the end to win the longest race in the track's 65-year NASCAR history. The grippier rubber let Harvick race the high line while others slipped or spun tires trying to get going."I kind of learned that last night as we were in the Nationwide race," Harvick said. "It was a good tool in your bag to have there at the end."Harvick earned his first pole here Friday night and had the most dominant car. But he had to make it through a restart with 10 laps left and two tries at a green-white-checkered finish — NASCAR's version of extra inn...

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  1. Jeff Gordon, Clint Bowyer fight at NASCAR Phoenix race

    Jeff Gordon got into Clint Bowyer on the track. Bowyer's crew got into it with Gordon in the pits. Bowyer made a WWE-like dash through the pits and garage to find Go...

  2. Tension still thick between Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon over Phoenix incident

    Not even the party atmosphere in Las Vegas can cut the tension between Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer.The drivers haven't spoken since Gordon intentionally wrecked Bow...

  3. Star NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer fights lawsuit in South Dakota over customized motorcycle

    NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer has asked a South Dakota judge to dismiss a motorcycle company's lawsuit against him that alleges he didn't pay for $31,000 of custom work...

  4. Jeff Gordon fined $100,000, docked 25 points by NASCAR for wrecking Clint Bowyer at Phoenix

    Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon avoided suspension Monday when NASCAR instead fined him $100,000 and docked him 25 points for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowy...

  5. Toyota recalls 3 of Clint Bowyer's engines in a precautionary move after Kenseth's penalty

    Toyota pulled three engines from Michael Waltrip Racing as a precautionary move after NASCAR found an illegal part in Matt Kenseth's engine.All three engines recalle...

  6. Clint Bowyer's Race-Winning Car Hits Skids at Inspection

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Clint Bowyer's race-winning car at New Hampshire failed an intense NASCAR inspection on Wednesday, earning the driver a 150-point penalty that cou...

  7. Clint Bowyer's 150-point deduction upheld

    Richard Childress Racing lost its last bid Tuesday to overturn Clint Bowyer's championship-ending penalty.NASCAR chief appellate officer John Middlebrook ruled Bowye...

  8. Angry Clint Bowyer : 'I wouldn't cheat to win a race in this sport' after failing inspection

    Clint Bowyer's car flunked inspection and few around the garage are buying his alibi.Bowyer is sticking to his story.He gave a defiant defense of his Chase-opening v...

  9. NASCAR docks championship contender Clint Bowyer 150 points for failing inspection

    Clint Bowyer's NASCAR championship chances were crippled Wednesday when his car failed a follow-up inspection and he was penalized 150 points after winning last week...

  10. MWR talking to Clint Bowyer about joining team

    Michael Waltrip Racing is in active discussions with free agent Clint Bowyer .Both Bowyer and team co-owner Michael Waltrip said Friday at Chicagoland Speedway that ...

  11. Brian Pattie named crew chief for Clint Bowyer

    Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Brian Pattie as crew chief for new driver Clint Bowyer .Pattie was most recently crew chief for Juan Pablo Montoya , and led him to ...

  12. Clint Bowyer confident of gains

    Richard Childress Racing has exploded out of the gate in 2010, with drivers Kevin Harvick , Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton all in the top six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...

  1. Harvick's 2nd win this season has him, Stewart-Haas team aiming for bigger things

    Kevin Harvick knew his first-year Stewart-Haas Racing team was better than it had shown the past few weeks. After taking the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sa...

  2. Kyle Busch relishing the possibilities, and the lessons, after first victory of the season

    Kurt Busch couldn't be more delighted with his move to Stewart-Haas Racing.Six races into the marriage, he ended an 83-race winless streak Sunday at Martinsville Spe...

  3. Clint Bowyer finally emerges from Richmond storm ready to close out season with strong finish

    Clint Bowyer fielded fan questions for nearly 30 minutes Monday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, where the topics covered everything from his recent appearance on an epis...

  4. Clint Bowyer looking ahead at Chase opener and not behind at Richmond spin

    Clint Bowyer is putting the controversy surrounding his spin at Richmond behind him and turning his focus toward the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup champ...

  5. AUTO PACKAGE: Clint Bowyer shines on and off the track since moving to Michael Waltrip Racing

    Always popular among his peers, Clint Bowyer over the last two seasons has slowly become one of NASCAR's newest stars.Part of it is the atmosphere at Michael Waltrip...

  6. Kansas native Clint Bowyer still finds fans at home after Richmond incident shook up NASCAR

    To some, Clint Bowyer has become a pariah. To those in Kansas, he's still one of their own.The native of Emporia, Kan., insists his spin at Richmond that set off a c...

  7. Clint Bowyer gets back into NASCAR's championship race with Charlotte victory

    One of these days, Clint Bowyer might have enough gas in his tank to do a celebratory burnout.Until then, he's just fine walking to Victory Lane.Bowyer and crew chie...

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