The 2014 Cup champion dodged a late incident and held off the field in a late shootout to win his third Brickyard crown.
The Virginia native outduels Harvick following a strategic pit maneuver to claim his record-tying sixth triumph at the Tricky Triangle.
Denny Hamlin will start from the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is the first pole this season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and the 34th of his Cup career.
In NASCAR’s first night race at Martinsville Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. captured his first NASCAR Cup Series win of the season in the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500.
Kevin Harvick took command in the final stage and cruised to a dominating win in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.