Harvick tries to clear air
AVONDALE — Kevin Harvick shrugged off a cheating scandal to show he’s still a legitimate title contender by winning the pole for his final crack at making the championship race.
As for what exactly happened with his racewinning car last week, Harvick didn’t offer any new information after claiming the top starting spot at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix.
“I don’t build the cars. I can’t tell you what’s good and what’s bad. I just show up and drive the cars,” Harvick said Friday.
But his crew chief, Rodney Childers, said StewartHaas Racing modified the spoiler on Harvick’s car because other teams were already doing similar alter-