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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Harvick denies Earnhardt Jr. at Martinsville



Martinsville, VA (Sports Network) - Kevin Harvick won his second straight Sprint Cup Series race by taking Sunday's Goody's Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

Harvick, who won last week at California, passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the lead with just four laps remaining and then held off Earnhardt Jr. by 0.7 seconds for his 16th career win in NASCAR's top series.

Earnhardt Jr.'s winless streak has now stretched to 99 races.

Kyle Busch, who led the most laps (151), ended in third. Juan Pablo Montoya finished fourth, while Jeff Gordon took the fifth spot.

Denny Hamlin, who had won the last three races at Martinsville, faded in the late stages and wound up finishing 12th.

Harvick becomes the first repeat winner in Sprint Cup this season.

04/03 17:26:57 ET

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