Kevin Harvick ruled Sunday at Michigan Global Speedway, sweeping all 3 levels within the Customers Power 400 for his season-high 7th victory of the season.

Harvick led 108 of 200 laps and beat runner-up Brad Keselowski through three.23 seconds. Austin Dillon were operating 2d to Harvick however reported that he had a flat tire with two laps ultimate. Dillon was once in a position to coast house in fourth at the back of third-place finisher Kyle Busch.

For Harvick, it was once his 2d profession victory on the 2-mile oval within the Irish Hills of Michigan and the 44th of his Cup Sequence profession, tying Invoice Elliott for 17th at the all-time checklist.

“What a automobile,” Harvick mentioned in victory lane. “Crucial factor is profitable races at the moment and positioning your self for Dwelling house. And that’s the reason all we need to do. We do not need to be told the rest, we do not need to paintings on the rest, we need to win.”

Harvick’s son, Keelan, got here out onto the monitor to take hold of the checkered flag and wave it to the fanatics within the grandstand ahead of Harvick drove each his son and the flag again to victory lane.

“He instructed me ahead of the race, ‘Dad, when you win, I need to cross out and wave the checkered flag.’ And I mentioned, ‘Smartly, when you do this, you have to take the victory lap with me.’

“It is beautiful superior to part of NASCAR and produce your youngsters to paintings and enjoy these types of issues with them.

Ryan Blaney completed 5th, adopted through Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Denny Hamlin, Chase Elliott and Joey Logano.

Simplest 3 races stay ahead of the 10-race playoff commences on Sept. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 

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STAGE 2: Harvick swept the primary two levels convey his general to 12 this season. Kyle Busch completed 2d as he did within the opening degree.

Blaney was once 1/3, adopted through Kurt Busch and Dillon.

Martin Truex Jr. was once operating with the leaders ahead of operating out of fuel and going into the pits, that have been closed.

He was once penalized for an uncontrollable tire and driven to the again of the 40-car box. Harvick took the lead from Truex on Lap 109.

Logano completed 6th, adopted through Clint Bowyer, Almorila, Keselowski and Kyle Larson.

TAKING A SPIN: Erik Jones spun out after making touch with Ryan Blaney on Lap 83. Jones additionally spun all the way through the outlet degree however was once in a position to stay his No. 20 out of the wall each occasions.

STAGE 1:  Harvick gained the outlet degree for his 11th degree win this season. Issues chief Kyle Busch was once 2d within the 60-lap degree. Blaney was once 1/3 adopted through Kurt Busch.

Truex, the 1/3 member of the “Giant three” at the back of Busch and Harvick, recovered from an early collision with William Byron to climb again to 5th position.

Hamlin, who began at the pole, was once 6th, adopted through Almirola, Ryan Newman, Keselowski and Alex Bowman.

Contributing: Related Press

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