NASCAR returned from its 10-week coronavirus shutdown on Sunday at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina, and Kevin Harvick earned his 50th career victory in the 400-mile race, which took place before empty grandstands, with no fans allowed. He has now passed Hall of Famer Tony Stewart as the 12th-winningest driver in Cup Series history.
Alex Bowman was the runner-up followed by Kurt Busch, Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin
The race was called “The Real Heroes 400” and dedicated to health care workers who are fighting the pandemic. There were smaller teams for each car and everyone had to have their temperature checked and wear masks.
The Cup Series returns to Darlington Wednesday with a 300-mile race. Hear it on WBUT beginning at 6:30pm.