NSCS CARFAX 400 at Michigan
Points leader Kevin Harvick gets his 3rd win of the season and officially clinches his spot in the Chase. It's Harvick's 3rd win of the season, after having just 1 in the previous 3 seasons combined. This is the 2nd-most races Harvick's ever won in a season. He won 5 races in 2006 and finished 4th in points. Tony Stewart finished 6th, and moved up 4 spots to 4th in points. Mark Martin had a rough race, finishing 28th, and falling out of the top 12 in points, getting passed by Clint Bowyer, who was 13th. He's 35 points out of the final spot.