Richmond II: GM Racing race report

HARVICK WINS CHEVY ROCK & ROLL 400 AND 7 CHEVY DRIVERS MAKE THE CHASE RICHMOND, VA - Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Bare Naked Ladies / GM Goodwrench Chevrolet wins the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, and Team Chevy puts Monte Carlo SS in 7 of the...

HARVICK WINS CHEVY ROCK & ROLL 400 AND 7 CHEVY DRIVERS MAKE THE CHASE

RICHMOND, VA - Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Bare Naked Ladies / GM Goodwrench Chevrolet wins the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, and Team Chevy puts Monte Carlo SS in 7 of the Top 10 spots in the Chase for the Nextel Cup.

The seven Monte Carlo SS drivers are: 2nd place = Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's Chevy; 3rd place = Kevin Harvick, No. 29 GM Goodwrench Chevy; 4th place = Kyle Busch, No. 5 Kellogg's Chevy; 5th place = Denny Hamlin, No. 11 FedEx Chevy; 6th place = Dale Earnhardt Jr., No. 8 Budweiser Chevy; 8th place = Jeff Burton, No. 31 Cingular Wireless Chevy; and 9th place = Jeff Gordon, No. 24 DuPont Chevy.

ED PEPER, CHEVROLET GENERAL MANAGER:

"The Race to the Chase culminates at the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 at Richmond International Raceway. It's been a great day and a great win by our own GM Goodwrench Chevy Monte Carlo SS driver Kevin Harvick. We couldn't be more pleased to have seven of our outstanding Team Chevy drivers make it into the Chase to contend for the NASCAR Nextel Cup championship. I couldn't be prouder. It's been an exciting season so far where we've faced worthy competitors on the track. We look forward to seeing Chevy in the winner's circle and contending for our 30th manufacturer's championship.

Chevrolet maintains the lead in the Manufacturer's Cup Chase with 195 points, and 15 wins. Ford is in second place with 151 points and 5 wins and Dodge is in third place with 148 points and 6 wins.

The 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Nextel Cup title begins next Sunday, September 17, 2006 at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, which is scheduled for a 1:10 p.m. green flag start and will be aired live on TNT.

-credit: gm

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jeff Burton , Jeff Gordon , Kevin Harvick , Jimmie Johnson , Denny Hamlin , Kyle Busch