Kevin Harvick Finishes 14th at Michigan

Post-Race Reports | NASCAR Cup Series | 06/18/17

Jimmy John’s Driver Collected in Late-Race Incident but Rallies to Top-15 Finish

Date: June 18, 2017

Event: FireKeepers Casino 400 (Round 15 of 36)

Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn (2-mile oval)

Format: 200 laps, broken into three stages (60 laps/60 laps/120 laps)

Start/Finish: 11th/14th (Running, completed 200 of 200 laps)

Point Standing: 4th (508 points, 132 out of first)


Race Winner: Kyle Larson of Chip Ganassi Racing (Chevrolet)

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 1-60):

Stage 2 Recap (Laps 61-120):

Final Stage Recap (Laps 121-200):


Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing:

“We were just too tight, tight all day long, and we could not get it loosened up enough to be able to challenge. It is too bad really. Just too tight.”

Next Up:

The next event on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the Save Mart 350k on Sunday, June 25 at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway. The race starts at 3 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by FS1.

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