Lap by Lap: Avocare 500 won by Kevin Harvick

Photo Credit: Noel Lanier

When Carl Edwards ran out of gas on the last lap, it was Kevin Harvick grabbing the win at Phoenix International Raceway for his second win of the 2013 Chase for the Championship.

 

Lap 1 Three-wide for the lead between Logano, Johnson and Hamlin for the lead. Hamlin grabs the lead as Logano nips the bumper but Johnson hangs on to it

Lap 4 Hamlin leads Gordon KuBusch Harvick Logano Johnson Kahne KyBusch Keselowski Earnhardt Jr.

Lap 5 Kenseth passes Bowyer for 11th

Lap 9 Earnhardt Jr. by Keselowski for ninth

Lap 16 Hamlin leads Gordon KuBusch Harvick Logano Johnson Kahne Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski KyBusch Kenseth

Lap 19 Gordon passes Hamlin for the lead

Lap 26 Johnson by Logano for fifth

Lap 28 Gordon leads Harvick Johnson Hamlin KuBusch Logano Kahne Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski KyBusch Kenseth

Lap 36 Gordon leads Harvick Johnson KuBusch Logano Earnhardt Jr. Kahne Keselowski Kenseth Bowyer

Lap 44 Logano and Earnhardt Jr. both by KuBusch

Lap 47 Gordon leads Harvick Johnson Logano Earnhardt Kahne KuBusch Keselowski Kenseth Bowyer

Caution lap 49 Hamlin goes around. Leaders head down pit road. Gordon leads Harvick Johnson KuBusch Earnhardt Logano Keselowski Kahne Kenseth and Menard off pit road

Restart lap 56 Harvick and Gordon side-by-side for the lead. Harvick grabs the lead off of corner four

Lap 57 Harvick leads Gordon Johnson KuBusch Logano Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski

Lap 59 Harvick leads Johnson Gordon KuBush Logano Earnhardt Jr. Keselowski Kahne Menard Montoya Kenseth

Lap 64 Earnhardt Jr. makes an unscheduled pit stop – loose wheel.

Lap 66 Harvick leads Johnson Gordon KuBusch Logano Kahne Keselowski Menard Montoya Kenseth

Lap 83 Harvick leads Johnson Gordon KuBusch Logano Kahne Keselowski Menard Montoya Truex Edwards Kenseth

Lap 96 Johnson by Gordon for second. Edwards by Truex for 10th

Lap 99 Logano by Kahne; Edwards by Montoya for ninth

Caution lap 100. Nemechek pancaked wall – or not; just scared the wall. Leaders head down pit road. Kahne leads Keselowski Edwards Menard Johnson Gordon off pit road.

Restart lap 106 Kahne and Keselowski side-by-side for the lead. Kahne clears Keselowski off of turn four.

Lap 109 Kahne leads Keselowski Edwards Menard Harvick Gordon Johnson Bowyer KuBusch Biffle

Lap 114 Harvick and Gordon by Menard. KuBusch, Biffle, Truex and Montoya round out the top 11

Lap 115 Johnson by Menard.

Caution lap 117 Timmy Hill into the wall. Hamlin gets the lucky dog. Back half of the field pits.

Restart lap 120 Keselowski grabs the lead

Lap 124 Keselowski leads Kahne Harvick Edwards KuBusch Johnson Truex KyBusch Menard

Lap 127 Harvick passes Kahne for second; Gordon and Montoya by Menard; Gordon by KyBusch

Lap 130 Keselowski leads Harvick Kahne Edwards Johnson KuBusch Truex Gordon KyBusch Montoya

Caution lap 131 Kvapil smoking as Blaney goes around. Earnhardt gets the lucky dog.

Restart lap 137. Keselowski to the point ahead of Harvick

Lap 140 Keselowski leads Harvick Edwards Johnson Kahne KuBusch Gordon Montoya Truex KyBusch

Lap 144 Gordon by KuBusch for sixth

Caution lap 145 Cole Witt wrecks in turn four along with Danica Patrick. Reuitmann got damage as well. Most of the leaders pit under the caution. Top 13 stayed out. Gordon leads McMurray and Newman.

Restart lap 158. McMurray and Gordon side-by-side for the lead

Lap 160 Gordon takes the lead.

Lap 162 Gordon leads McMurray Newman Logano Biffle Bowyer Gilliland Kenseth Hamlin Almirola…..Edwards with a slide into Johnson…..Johnson stays off the wall with a save. Yeley spins behind and the caution flies. Some people head down pit road.

Restart lap 166 Newman pulls ahead of Logano off of turn two

Lap 171 Newman leads Logano Biffle Bowyer Gilliland Ambrose Earnhardt Hamin Keselowski Harvick

Lap 175 Earnhardt by Ambrose; Harvick by Keselowski

Lap 176 Earnhardt by Gilliland

Lap 184 Newman leads Logano Biffle Bowyer Earnhardt Harvick Gilliland Ambrose KyBusch Hamlin

Lap 186 KyBusch by Ambrose for eighth; Montoya by Hamlin for 10th

Caution lap 190 Reuitmann shortens the car. Leaders head down pit road. Newman and Earnhardt the first two off pit road. Logano leads Kahne and Keselowski

Restart lap 200 Logano clears Keselowski in the first turn

Lap 201 Kahne by Keselowski for second

Lap 202 Johnson alongside Keselowski for third

Lap 204 Johnson clears Keselowski for third

Lap 206 Logano leads Kahne Johnson Edwards Keselowski Gordon Truex Martin Stenhouse Harvick

Lap 210 Gordon by Keselowski for fifth

93 to go Logano leads Kahne Johnson Edwards Gordon Keselowski Truex Martin Harvick Stenhouse

88 to go Kahne by Logano for the lead

85 to go Johnson moves to second as Logano heads down pit road for fuel and tires

84 to go Kahne leads Johnson Edwards Gordon Keselowski Truex Harvick Martin Stenhouse and Earnhardt

76 to go Harvick by Truex while Earnhardt runs eighth followed by KyBusch

74 to go Keselowski pits out of fifth for tires and fuel

73 to go Kahne leads Johnson Edwards Gordon Harvick Truex Earnhardt KyBusch Menard Bowyer

70 to go Kenseth makes his green flag pit stop

69 to go Truex pits, giving up sixth

67 to go Gordon pits

66 to go Kahne pits, handing the lead to Johnson

65 to go Johnson pits, handing the lead to Edwards

64 to go Edwards pits, handing the lead to Harvick

52 to go Bowyer pits

49 to go Hamlin pits – speeding

45 to go Harvick pits as he is out of gas. Earnhardt Jr. to the pits.

42 to go KuBusch and KyBusch pit……Earnhardt pits. Newman leads.

36 to go Newman runs out of gas and pits. Edwards cycles back to the lead.

Caution 32 to go debris in turn three. Top five stay out as Keselowski is first to pit

Restart 26 to go Edwards pulls out ahead of Kahne

22 to go Edwards leads Kahne Harvick Johnson Earnhardt KuBusch Montoya KyBusch Truex Newman

18 to go Harvick passes Kahne for second

13 to go Logano by Newman for 10th

2 to go Edwards runs out of gas on the last lap. Harvick takes the lead off of turn four.

Kevin Harvick wins. Kahne. Johnson. Earnhardt. KuBusch. Montoya. KyBusch. Truex. Logano. Newman.

About Ashley McCubbin 3102 Articles
Joining OnPitRoad.com mid-2013 season, Ashley McCubbin is now the Managing Editor and contributes to each racing division as needed. Since studying journalism at the University of Guelph-Humber, Ashley has published articles on a couple of different websites, while serving as a public relations representative for different short track teams. Born in North York, Ontario, Ashley currently lives in Bradford, Ontario and spends her weekend at the local short tracks in the area. She has spent her entire life at the short track level, falling in love with the sport at the age of five. Beyond her love of short track racing, she also has grown an interest for both NASCAR and the IndyCar Racing Series. She also enjoys taking photos and working on websites, while playing a couple rounds of Candy Crush afterwards.