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Daytona Unlimited - Results

Kevin Harvick claimed victory in the first race for Sprint Cup drivers in 2013, narrowly beating Greg Biffle in the Daytona Unlimited exhibition event on Saturday night.
Kevin Harvick won the Daytona Unlimited race on Saturday evening, the third time that the Richard Childress Racing driver has won the exhibition race. Greg Biffle came home in second place ahead of Joey Logano.

Harvick wins $205,075 as a result of the victory, double that of Biffle's take from the event. The race results do not count toward any Sprint Cup championship points, but it was the formal race début of the Generation 6 Cup car that all teams will be using in this year's title battle.

An early multi-car accident eliminated a number of other contenders, including last year's event winner Kyle Busch and his brother Kurt along with Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin.

As a result of a fan vote, the starting positions were set according to the order in which the drivers won the 2012 pole position that made them eligible to compete in the Unlimited, followed by previous champions of the event.

Race results

1. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 75 laps 1hrs 3mins 22secs
2. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 75 laps + 0.149s
3. #22 Joey Logano Ford 75 laps + 0.246s
4. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 75 laps + 0.281s
5. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota 75 laps + 0.371s
6. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 75 laps + 0.392s
7. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 75 laps + 0.514s
8. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet 75 laps + 0.540s
9. #56 Martin Truex Jr Toyota 75 laps + 0.666s
10. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet 75 laps + 0.712s
11. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 75 laps + 6.936s
12. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 75 laps + 27.411s
13. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 15 laps Accident
14. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 14 laps Accident
15. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 14 laps Accident
16. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 14 laps Accident
17. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 14 laps Accident
18. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 14 laps Accident
19. #32 Ken Schrader Ford 2 laps Vibration

Starting order

1. #99 Carl Edwards Ford
2. #55 Mark Martin Toyota
3. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet
4. #16 Greg Biffle Ford
5. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota
6. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota
7. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet
8. #43 Aric Almirola Ford
9. #22 Joey Logano Ford
10. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford
11. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet
12. #20 Matt Kenseth Toyota
13. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota
14. #42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chevrolet
15. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet
16. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet
17. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet
18. #78 Kurt Busch Chevrolet
19. #32 Terry Labonte Ford



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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, races to the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty Images)  (Photo Credit: John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty Images)  (Photo Credit: John Harrelson/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)  (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd, Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS finished 7th Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Earnhardt Jr. is 4th, Gordon is 1st in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammate Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS won. (Photo Credit: HHP/Alan Marler for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS finished 1st, Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS finished 37th Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick  is 22nd, Kahne is 23rd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS finished 3rd.(Photo Credit: HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS celebrates his win Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick is 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS finished 3rd. (Photo Credit: HHP/Tami Kelly-Pope for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS celebrates his win Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick is 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS finished 3rd. (Photo Credit: HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, leads the field to start the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS won the Pole position Friday, April 11, 2014 for Saturday`s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick is 26th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo Credit: HHP/Tami Kelly-Pope for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick (Photo Credit: NASCAR)
Stewart-Haas Racing team co-owner Gene Haas (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/NASCAR via Getty Images)

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Archie Foster - Unregistered

February 17, 2013 8:15 PM

Anyone else out there have trouble watching the race? I tried but the camera work was terrible - to the point of making me dizzy just trying to keep up with the in/out/tight shots.



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