Harvick Finishes Ninth at Kentucky

Post-Race Reports | NASCAR Cup Series | 07/09/17

Busch Light Driver Scores 11th Top-10 Result of 2017

Date: July 8, 2017

Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 18 of 36)

Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval)

Format: 274 laps, broken into three stages (80 laps/80 laps/114 laps)

Note: Race ended in overtime, going seven laps past its scheduled 267-lap distance

Start/Finish: 7th/9th (Running, completed 274 of 274 laps)

Point Standing: 4th (599 points, 111 out of first)


Race Winner: Martin Truex Jr. of Furniture Row Racing in overtime (Toyota)

Stage 1 Winner: Martin Truex Jr. of Furniture Row Racing (Toyota)

Stage 2 Winner: Martin Truex Jr. of Furniture Row Racing (Toyota)


Stage 1 Recap (Laps 1-80):

Stage 2 Recap (Laps 81-160):

Final Stage Recap (Laps 161-274):


Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Busch Light Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing:

“I guess I just tried to push it a little too hard on pit road and wound up getting a speeding ticket at the wrong time, but luckily there was only nine cars on the lead lap and we were able to salvage something out of the night.”

Next Up:

The next event on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the Overton’s 301 on Sunday, July 16 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. The race starts at 3 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by NBCSN.

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