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Kevin Harvick Holds Off Matt Kenseth in Green-White-Checkered Finish to Win the 2020 Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – JULY 05: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #43 World Wide Technology Chevrolet, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Light Patriotic Ford, lead a pack of cars during the NASCAR Cup Series Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 Powered by Big Machine Records at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 05, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kevin Harvick took his fourth victory of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, as he was able to hold off 48-year old Matt Kenseth for the win in the Brickyard 400 on a green-white-checkered finish.

Harvick now has 53-career wins.

Harvick, who led a race-high 68 laps, inherited the lead on lap 154 when Denny Hamlin — who was the leader of the race — cut a right front tire down and crashed hard.

On the ensuing restart, Harvick got a great shove from his Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Cole Custer to secure the victory.

Kenseth finished second, his best effort since returning to competition after Chip Ganassi fired Kyle Larson during the coronavirus break.

Aric Almirola scored his fifth-consecutive top-five finish as he came home third.

Brad Keselowski and Custer finished fourth and fifth.

Kyle Busch, Michael McDowell, Tyler Reddick, Bubba Wallace and Joey Logano rounded out the top-10 finishers in the race.

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