Bell had tried to dam an advance by Chastain and the 2 ended up crashing collectively on the Flip four wall, permitting the leaders to pit.
However as the entire lead-lap automobiles forward of Harvick elected to pit, he stayed out in his #four Stewart-Haas Racing Ford to inherit the lead.
On the guaranteeing restart, Harvick obtained a fantastic soar on the sector to clear off on the entrance and spent the ultimate 37 laps cruising to the win with no critical problem, to take victory by 2.9 seconds forward of Bubba Wallace.
Harvick’s final NASCAR victory got here in September 2020 at Bristol and ends the second-longest winless streak of his profession.
With the victory, Harvick advances to the 16-driver playoffs and is the 15th completely different driver to win a race this season with three remaining within the common season.
Race winner Kevin Harvick, Stewart Haas Racing, Ford Mustang
Picture by: Matthew T. Thacker / NKP / Motorsport Images
Martin Truex Jr took fourth forward of fellow playoff contender Kyle Larson, with Erik Jones in eighth realizing his personal playoff chances are high dwindling with no victory to his identify within the common season.
Factors chief Chase Elliott might solely end 11th, following up his equally low-key exhibiting in Indianapolis final day trip in 16th.
NASCAR Cup Michigan – Race Outcomes