Crew chief Mike gave Denny Hamlin two tires during a pit stop with 44 laps to go at Loudon, putting the No. 11 car out front in clean air. The sophomore sensation responded by holding off a frantic late charge by Jeff Gordon to snag his first win of ’07.
Matt Kenseth’s team got their driver out first on the final pit stop while Johnson lost several spots on the same stop. Kevin Harvick’s flat tire under caution helped seal the deal for the No. 17 at Fontana.
Kevin Harvick got a huge push into turn 3 on the last lap, riding the momentum to a Daytona 500 victory by the blink of an eye over Mark Martin.