Kevin Harvick hits Kyle Bush on the all-time list


Kevin Harvick won an important race at Richmond Raceway.

Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing made a big move on the historic leaderboard. He won his 60th NASCAR Cup Series race on August 14, leading him to a tie with Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing.

The driver of the #4 race in Richmond this weekend entered his 10th all-time winning list with 59 trips to Victory Lane in the Cup Series. Bosch finished ninth with 60 career wins. Now the champs are sitting in a tie for the ninth time ever, behind Dale Earnhardt. The Intimidator won 76 Cup Series races during his career, his eighth all-time.

Harvick is now the 10th driver in Cup Series history to win at least 60 races. This list includes a notable group of Champions and Hall of Famers led by Richard Petty with 200 wins in the series.

Harvick is the seventh driver of the Cup Series to win multiple races during the 2022 season, but he is only the second Ford driver when he joins with Joey Logano. Chase Elliott leads the group with four wins while the rest have two wins each. Although Harvick is the only one who has come back.

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Harvick picked up a long streak of loss in Richmond

Kevin Harvick

GTKevin Harvick has two trips to Victory Lane in two weeks.

The Closer nearly missed his second straight win in the final round to the checkered flag. He forgot to turn, which helped Christopher Bell get close at close range on the last lap. However, Harvick hit his marks and stopped Joe Gibbs Racing driver.

This win was historic for several reasons. This was Harvick’s 60th in the Cup series, and he also cut a winless streak on the Virginia short course. The last time he got to Victory Lane at Richmond Raceway was in 2013 when he was driving at the Richard Childress Race.

Harvick has had three previous wins in Richmond, all with RCR. This includes the 2011 race when he drove 202 laps in a No. 29 Chevrolet Budweiser. The August 14 race was Stewart-Haas Racing’s first entry into Victory Lane on the short track, and it came at a critical time.

Harvick consolidated his position in the play-off

Kevin Harvick

GTKevin Harvick celebrates his victory at Richmond Raceway.

Harvick entered the race this weekend in Richmond as the expected 13th seed and in a tie with Kurt Bosch and Daniel Suarez. He had very few break points, which meant that he would start the Round of 16 below the cut-off line.

Now, however, Harvick is sitting in a much better position. He scored two wins, which cemented his place on the field. He also has more break points, which will take him to the expected seventh seed.

Harvick is likely to enter the playoffs ahead of other winners Kyle Larson (eight points), Christopher Bell (seven points) and Kyle Busch (six points). This should help him get past the Round of 16 after spending most of the season worrying about points.

This situation obviously could change at the two remaining races, which are held at Watkins Glen International and Daytona International Speedway. For now, Harvick can rest assured that more first-time winners won’t knock him out of the playoffs before they even start.

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