New car does bang-up job at Daytona

Kevin Harvick banged his way to a stunning come-from-nowhere victory at Saturday night's Bud Shootout ... thanks to an armored tank called the new car.

Updated: February 8, 2009, 6:19 PM ET
By Ed Hinton | ESPN.com

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two wrongs finally made a right in my book Saturday night.

If there must be restrictor-plate racing, then the new car is the boxy armored car to do it in.

That was confirmed more than ever in the Bud Shootout, won by Kevin Harvick, who rolled into Victory Lane in a battered Chevrolet that looked like it had been in a short-track brawl.

"I don't think the old car would have stood up to it," Harvick said of the beating he gave the No. ...

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