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Kevin Harvick Wins Bad Boy Off Road 300


Kevin Harvick proved once again Sunday that his nickname “The Closer” is no joke. Harvick took the lead from Matt Kenseth on the races final restart to win the Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kenseth settled for second, followed by Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski, and Kurt Busch rounding out the top 5.

“Man, that worked out really good,” Harvick told NBCSN in victory lane. “My car was pretty good on the restarts, and once we got clean air there at the end, it wound up being really good out front. Just really proud of our team, they did a great job. On we go.”

Kevin Harvick led 8 laps, including the final six to punch his ticket to the Round of 12. The win also is his third of the season, and came with his 100th start with Stewart-Haas Racing.

Other storylines from Sunday’s Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway include:

  • Despite not winning, Joe Gibbs Racing once again proved that NHMS is one of it’s best track is recent years.  with 3 of it’s 4 teams finishing in the top ten (Hamlin only exception, finishing 15th) and leading a combined 139 laps Sunday.
  • Chris Buescher finished two laps down in 30th-place. He once again faces a must win situation at Dover to keep his hopes alive.
  • Sunday was Kevin Harvick’s 10th career Chase win, which includes at least one win in the last five seasons.
  • Kyle Larson’s 10th place finish keeps him in the bubble for the final race before the Round of 12. He has a five point advantage over teammate Jamie McMurray.

Next Race Up: The Round of 16 concludes at Dover International Speedway next Sunday for the Citizen Soldier 400.