Kevin Harvick won the 2018 All-Star Race! Is there anything he can't win right now?
Entry Race Recap:
•Aric #Almirola led the majority of Stage 1, but quickly dropped as Alex #Bowman rocketed to the front. Erik #Jones and Paul #Menard looked very strong right behind Bowman, but Bowman ended up winning the stage and locking up a spot in the main event.
•On the restart, Daniel #Suarez powered to the point. Later, Suarez held off Chase #Elliott and AJ #Allmendinger to win the stage and compete in the All-Star race.
•In the final stage, Darrell #Wallace Jr. took the lead. Behind him, Elliott, Jones, and Allmendinger battled hard. Eventually, Allmendinger took the lead after fantastic racing and won the stage and the entry.
•Chase Elliott won the fan vote.
All-Star Race Recap:
•To begin the race, Matt #Kenseth fastly fell from 1st. His overtaker, Kevin #Harvick, checked out. Martin #Truex Jr and Kyle #Busch battled for 2nd, but neither could could get a run on Harvick.
•In the Stage 2 beginning, Busch took the lead on pit road. The restart involved Busch beating Truex to the point. Then, Busch led the rest of the stage as Suarez, Kyle #Larson, and Truex battled for the top spots.
•After the Stage 3 restart, Truex clawed by Brad #Keselowski for the lead before Kasey #Kahne slammed the wall, bringing out the caution. From there, Truex again got by Keselowski as Larson and Joey #Logano lightly challenged. Then, Bowman spun into the wall with 2 laps to go, sending the stage into overtime. Larson, Suarez, and some other leaders stayed off of pit road, and Suarez won the top spot on the restart, but Truex, Busch, Keselowski, and others wrecked. Finally, Harvick gunned to the front and won Stage 3, beating Suarez and Larson.
•The final stage, which was only 10 laps, started with Harvick jumping to a strong lead over Suarez. With 3 to go, Logano dumped Larson after Larson put him in the wall. On the final restart, Harvick got pushed by Logano to retain his lead, and he never looked back.
Results: 4, 19, 22, 11, 9, 48, 42, 47, 18, 95
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