Daytona Beach


Late push helps Harvick steal Shootout victory

auto racing

Kevin Harvick received a huge push from Denny Hamlin to power into the lead and steal a win in the exhibition Budweiser Shootout last night in Daytona Beach, Fla. Jamie McMurray appeared headed for the win at Daytona International Speedway until a late wreck set up a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish. Harvick was in fourth on the restart and didn't seem to have anything for McMurray. But as they closed in on the finish line, Harvick used the push from Hamlin to slide past McMurray on the outside. He coasted to the win as Hamlin, Jimmie Johnson and Kyle Busch all crashed behind him. McMurray finished second, and...