Kevin Harvick dominates en route to Hisense 250 Xfinity race win at Atlanta

B-9iNJkUoAAch8qKevin Harvick dominated the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Hisense 250 Saturday afternoon, as he leads the most laps and finishes 1.207 seconds ahead of  Joey Logano, to win at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).

Harvick, who led 101 laps – out of 163. received his 45th series caeer victory and his fourth series victory at AMS.

Following Harvick and Logano (who led the second most laps – 59) to the drop of the checkered flag were Ty Dillon finishing third, Chris Buescher fourth and the defending series champion, Chase Elliott taking fifth.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Paul Menard claiming sixth, Brian Scott seventh, Matt Kenseth eighth, Regan Smith ninth and Kyle Larson bringing home 10th-place.

Both Chris Buescher and Ty Dillon leave Atlanta with the same points (83), but it’s Buescher’s record that has him at the top of the leaderboard, and Ryan Reed 8-points behind them in third.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 149.813 MPH
Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 40 Mins, 32 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 1.207 Seconds
Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers
Cautions: 3 for 12 laps

Next Up: The Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, March 7th, with an approximate starting time of 4:20 pm (ET). and television coverage will be provided by FOX Sports 1.

Hisense 250 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Lead Points Bonus Points
1 88 Kevin Harvick (i) 163 Running 101 0 0
2 22 Joey Logano(i) 163 Running 59 0 0
3 3 Ty Dillon 163 Running 0 41 0
4 60 Chris Buescher 163 Running 0 40 0
5 9 Chase Elliott 163 Running 0 39 0
6 33 Paul Menard (i) 163 Running 0 0 0
7 2 Brian Scott 163 Running 0 37 0
8 20 Matt Kenseth (i) 163 Running 3 0 0
9 7 Regan Smith 163 Running 0 35 0
10 42 Kyle Larson(i) 163 Running 0 0 0
11 6 Darrell Wallace Jr # 162 Running 0 33 0
12 62 Brendan Gaughan 162 Running 0 32 0
13 54 Erik Jones(i) 161 Running 0 0 0
14 18 Daniel Suarez # 161 Running 0 30 0
15 98 Sam Hornish, Jr. (i) 161 Running 0 0 0
16 16 Ryan Reed 161 Running 0 28 0
17 01 Landon Cassill 161 Running 0 27 0
18 1 Elliot Sadler 160 Running 0 26 0
19 28 J.J. Yeley 160 Running 0 25 0
20 43 Dakoda Armstrong 160 Running 0 24 0
21 51 Jeremy Clements 160 Running 0 23 0
22 8 Blake Koch 160 Running 0 22 0
23 39 Ryan Sieg 159 Running 0 21 0
24 4 Ross Chastain # 159 Running 0 20 0
25 19 Mike Bliss 159 Running 0 19 0
26 44 David Starr 159 Running 0 18 0
27 25 John Wes Townley (i) 156 Running 0 0 0
28 24 Eric McClure 156 Running 0 16 0
29 15 Chris Cockrum 156 Running 0 15 0
30 52 Joey Gase 155 Running 0 14 0
31 13 Cody Ware (i) 153 Running 0 0 0
32 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 144 Running 0 12 0
33 90 Jimmy Weller 140 Running 0 11 0
34 0 Harrison Rhodes # 130 Running 0 10 0
35 14 Cale Conley # 128 Engine 0 9 0
36 70 Derrike Cope 128 Running 0 8 0
37 74 Mike Harmon 92 Front Hub 0 7 0
38 97 Josh Reaume # 28 Electrical 0 6 0
39 40 Carl Long 19 Vibration 0 5 0
40 89 Morgan Shepherd 2 Suspension 0 4 0

# – Rookie
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Unofficial Point Standings after Daytona
After Race 2 of the 2015 season at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 DNF
1 60 Chris Buescher 83 Leader 2 0 2 2 0
2 3 Ty Dillon 83 0 2 0 2 2 0
3 16 Ryan Reed 75 -8 2 1 1 1 0
4 6 Darrell Wallace Jr# 66 -17 2 0 0 0 0
5 43 Dakoda Armstrong 57 -26 2 0 0 0 0
6 44 David Starr 56 -27 2 0 0 1 0
7 2 Brian Scott 56 -27 2 0 0 1 1
8 9 Chase Elliott 55 -28 2 0 1 1 1
9 4 Ross Chastain 55 -28 2 0 0 1 0
10 51 Jeremy Clements 53 -30 2 0 0 0 0
11 1 Elliot Sadler 51 -32 2 0 0 0 0
12 62 Brendan Gaughan 47 -36 2 0 0 0 1
13 8 Blake Koch 46 -37 2 0 0 0 0
15 24 Eric McClure 45 -38 2 0 0 0 1
15 7 Regan Smith 43 -40 2 0 0 1 0
16 28 J.J. Yeley 42 -41 2 0 0 0 1
17 55 Jeffrey Earnhardt 40 -43 2 0 0 0 0
18 01 Landon Cassill 40 -43 2 0 0 0 0
19 13 Chris Cockrum 38 -45 2 0 0 0 0
20 18 Daniel Suarez # 35 -48 2 0 0 0 1
21 90 Mario Gosselin 29 -54 1 0 0 0 0
22 97 Josh Reaume # 27 -56 2 0 0 0 1
23 39 Ryan Sieg 27 -56 2 0 0 0 1
24 74 Mike Harmon 27 -56 2 0 0 0 1
25 52 Joey Gase 26 -57 2 0 0 0 0
26 14 Cale Conley # 23 -60 2 0 0 0 2
27 40 Derek White 22 -61 1 0 0 0 0
28 19 Mike Bliss 19 -64 1 0 0 0 0
29 90 Jimmy Weller 11 -72 1 0 0 0 0
30 0 Harrison Rhodes 10 -73 1 0 0 0 0
31 29 Justin Marks 10 -73 1 0 0 0 1
32 70 Derrike Cope 8 -75 1 0 0 0 0
33 19 Scott Lagasse Jr. 7 -76 1 0 0 0 1
34 40 Carl Long 5 -78 1 0 0 0 1
35 92 Dextor Bean 4 -79 1 0 0 0 1
36 89 Morgan Shepherd 4 -79 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

 

 

 

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