Winners and losers after Saturday’s Cup race at Pocono

Dustin Long
NBC Sports

WINNERS

Kevin Harvick Finally scores that elusive Cup victory at Pocono Raceway.

Stewart-Haas Racing — Placed three of its drivers in the top 10.  Kevin Harvick won. Aric Almirola placed third. Clint Bowyer finished seventh.

Joe Gibbs Racing — Had three of its drivers finish in the top 10. Denny Hamlin finished second. Kyle Busch placed fifth. Martin Truex Jr. was sixth.

Front Row Motorsports: Michael McDowell’s eighth-place finish marked the first time the organization has posted back-to-back top-10 finishes. McDowell’s run came a week after John Hunter Nemechek was eighth at Talladega.

Christopher Bell Finished a career-high fourth on Saturday.

LOSERS

Erik Jones Saw his streak of three consecutive top-five finishes at Pocono end after a crash with Tyler Reddick.

Joey LoganoWas running in the top 10 late in the race when his left front tire blew. He finished 36th. He did win a stage and finish second in the other.

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