MARTINSVILLE, Va. — If Kevin Harvick truly is one of the heavy favorites to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, he's going to have to prove it on Sunday.
Fighting a loose handling car during Friday's time trials, Harvick brushed the wall at Martinsville Speedway and qualified 33rd.
Starting that deep in the field for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 on Sunday presents a litany of complications for the driver of the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.
With the 33rd pick of a pit box, Harvick won't have a stall that will lend itself to making up ground under yellow.
Starting that close to the rear of the field in the first event of the Chase's...