You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Motor Racing

  • Power lucky with quake, not race
    It was just past 3 a.m. when Will Power was awakened from a deep sleep on the top floor of his hotel in Napa, California.
  • Dixon adds drama to win in Sonoma
    Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power recovered from a mid-race spin to finish 10th heading to the season finale.
  • Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power 10th
     SONOMA, Calif. – Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power recovered from a mid-race spin to finish 10th heading to the season finale.
Advertisement
Associated Press
Kevin Harvick (29) and Joey Logano (22) drive away from a wreck involving Denny Hamlin, top left, Jimmie Johnson (48), Kyle Busch (18), Jeff Gordon (24) and Mark Martin (55)

Harvick gets win in Speedweeks opener at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Harvick won the exhibition Sprint Unlimited race by dominating the final two segments of Saturday night's Speedweeks opener.

It was Harvick's third win in the last five years in the non-points race at Daytona International Speedway. He held off challenges from Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle on the final lap to win in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet.

It's a strong opener for what's going to be Harvick's final year with RCR. He's already signed on to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014.

Harvick broke his engine trying to do a celebratory burnout and his car had to be pushed to Victory Lane.

Biffle finished second and Joey Logano was third in his Penske Racing debut. Stewart was fourth and Matt Kenseth fifth in his Joe Gibbs Racing debut.

Advertisement