Harvick scores 55th points-paying NASCAR Cup Series victory for SHR by winning the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway by 1.594 seconds over second-place Aric Almirola. It is Harvick’s third Cup Series win at Texas, his 49th career Cup Series victory and his fourth of the season. The victory automatically advances Harvick to the Championship 4 with still one race remaining in the Round of 8.