Archive for February 28, 2015

Harvick wins 3rd straight Atlanta Xfinity race

Kevin Harvick turned in another dominating performance Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, holding off Daytona 500 winner Joey Logano in the Xfinity Series race.

Saturday Atlanta Notebook

Take 125 horsepower out of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car, and it’s going to slow the car down, right? Well, not necessarily, as Friday’s qualifying session at Atlanta Motor Speedway proved emphatically. Joey Logano posted the fastest pole-winning speed at the 1.54-mile intermediate track (194.683 mph) since Carl Edwards ran 194.690 in qualifying for the fourth race of the 2005 season.

Harvick holds off Logano to win third straight NASCAR XFINITY race in Atlanta

If you had to pick one driver to knock Joey Logano off his pedestal at Atlanta Motor Speedway, you couldn’t make a better choice than Kevin Harvick. Holding off Logano after a restart on Lap 140 of 163, Harvick won Saturday’s Hisense 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race.