Harvick edges Edwards by a hair in Phoenix

Harvick celebrates
Harvick celebrates

Kevin Harvick asserted his desert dominance in thrilling fashion, grabbing a victory by just 0.010 of a second over Carl Edwards in the 312-lap, 312-mile Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday.

It was Harvick's sixth victory in the last eight races in Phoenix, and his fifth in the last six races. Harvick, who qualified 18th, led for a total of 139 laps.

Edwards and Harvick made contact at the start/finish line in a finish that was the closest in series history at Phoenix International Raceway.

Joe Gibbs Racing's Denny Hamlin finished third, while his teammate and polesitter Kyle Busch finished fourth.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who started 26th and led for 34 laps, rounded out the top five.

The race featured five cautions and four different leaders.

The series returns to racing for the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 13th (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX).

Results

POS CAR # DRIVER START LAPS LED STATUS, ETC.
1 4 Kevin Harvick 18 313 139 Running
2 19 Carl Edwards 2 313 65 Running
3 11 Denny Hamlin 3 313 0 Running
4 18 Kyle Busch 1 313 75 Running
5 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 26 313 34 Running
6 41 Kurt Busch 4 313 0 Running
7 20 Matt Kenseth 6 313 0 Running
8 24 Chase Elliott 17 313 0 Running
9 3 Austin Dillon 15 313 0 Running
10 21 Ryan Blaney 12 313 0 Running
11 48 Jimmie Johnson 5 313 0 Running
12 42 Kyle Larson 7 313 0 Running
13 43 Aric Almirola 14 313 0 Running
14 78 Martin Truex Jr 8 313 0 Running
15 14 Ty Dillon 28 313 0 Running
16 1 Jamie McMurray 11 313 0 Running
17 47 AJ Allmendinger 22 313 0 Running
18 22 Joey Logano 9 312 0 Running
19 10 Danica Patrick 36 312 0 Running
20 83 Matt DiBenedetto 23 312 0 Running
21 16 Greg Biffle 13 312 0 Running
22 5 Kasey Kahne 24 312 0 Running
23 6 Trevor Bayne 21 311 0 Running
24 23 David Ragan 29 309 0 Running
25 38 Landon Cassill 27 308 0 Running
26 95 Michael McDowell 33 308 0 Running
27 44 Brian Scott 30 308 0 Running
28 7 Regan Smith 31 308 0 Running
29 2 Brad Keselowski 19 307 0 Running
30 34 Chris Buescher 32 307 0 Running
31 15 Clint Bowyer 35 307 0 Running
32 32 Joey Gase 39 305 0 Running
33 46 Michael Annett 38 303 0 Running
34 30 Josh Wise 37 303 0 Running
35 13 Casey Mears 25 268 0 Running
36 98 Cole Whitt 34 236 0 Overheating
37 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 10 161 0 Accident
38 27 Paul Menard 16 104 0 Accident
39 31 Ryan Newman 20 51 0 Accident

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