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NASCAR At Pocono 2012 Results: Kevin Harvick Gains Ground In Sprint Cup Standings

The Pocono 400 took place on Sunday. Kevin Harvick finished in 14th place as the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entered its second half. Although Joey Logano picked up the win with a bump-and-run pass of Mark Martin with three laps to go, Harvick still managed to gain some ground.

Harvick picked up 47 points in the Sprint Cup standings and will leapfrog over Martin Truex, Jr. to reclaim the No. 6 spot. There is still plenty of time left in the season and Harvick has been thoroughly entrenched in the Top 10 for some time. It would take quite a string of bad luck to push him below the cutoff line before the Chase for the Cup really gets started in earnest.

Here are the NASCAR results from today's race at Pocono:

  1. Joey Logano
  2. Mark Martin
  3. Tony Stewart
  4. Jimmie Johnson
  5. Denny Hamlin
  6. Clint Bowyer
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Paul Menard
  10. Jamie McMurray
  11. Carl Edwards
  12. Ryan Newman
  13. Marcos Ambrose
  14. Kevin Harvick
  15. Jeff Burton
  16. Regan Smith
  17. Juan Pablo Montoya
  18. Brad Keselowski
  19. Jeff Gordon
  20. Martin Truex Jr.
  21. David Reutimann
  22. Bobby Labonte
  23. David Gilliland
  24. Greg Biffle
  25. Dave Blaney
  26. Travis Kvapil
  27. David Ragan
  28. Aric Almirola
  29. Kasey Kahne
  30. Kyle Busch
  31. AJ Allmendinger
  32. Tony Raines
  33. Stephen Leicht
  34. Michael McDowell
  35. Casey Mears
  36. JJ Yeley
  37. Joe Nemechek
  38. Mike Bliss
  39. Stacy Compton
  40. Scott Riggs
  41. Reed Sorenson
  42. Josh Wise
  43. Landon Cassill

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