Harvick denies Earnhardt Jr. at Martinsville|
Martinsville, VA (Sports Network) - Kevin Harvick won his second straight
Sprint Cup Series race by taking Sunday's Goody's Fast Relief 500 at
Harvick, who won last week at California, passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the
lead with just four laps remaining and then held off Earnhardt Jr. by 0.7
seconds for his 16th career win in NASCAR's top series.
Earnhardt Jr.'s winless streak has now stretched to 99 races.
Kyle Busch, who led the most laps (151), ended in third. Juan Pablo Montoya
finished fourth, while Jeff Gordon took the fifth spot.
Denny Hamlin, who had won the last three races at Martinsville, faded in the
late stages and wound up finishing 12th.
Harvick becomes the first repeat winner in Sprint Cup this season.
04/03 17:26:57 ET