Harvick makes late pass, earns title shot

Posted: November 6, 2017 at 2:18 a.m.

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The victory secured Harvick a spot in the championship round of the Monster Energy Cup playoffs.

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The victory secured Harvick a spot in the championship round of the Monster Energy Cup playoffs.

FORT WORTH -- The timing was perfect for Kevin Harvick's first NASCAR Cup Series victory at Texas. So was his winning pass.

Kurt Busch (41) and Denny Hamlin lead the fi eld to the start of the AAA Texas 500 on Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Kevin Harvick won ...

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