Today’s race at Phoenix International Raceway ended with a margin of victory (MOV) of .010 seconds, as Kevin Harvick narrowly beat Carl Edwards to the finish line for his eighth victory at PIR. It was the second race of this young season with a finish that close.
Below are the top 10 closest finishes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since the inception of electronic timing and scoring in 1993, two of which have now come in the first four races of 2016.
|3/16/03||Darlington||Ricky Craven||Kurt Busch||0.002|
|4/17/11||Talladega||Jimmie Johnson||Clint Bowyer||0.002|
|7/7/07||Daytona||Jamie McMurray||Kyle Busch||0.005|
|7/25/93||Talladega||Dale Earnhardt||Ernie Irvan||0.005|
|3/11/01||Atlanta||Kevin Harvick||Jeff Gordon||0.006|
|7/2/94||Daytona||Jimmy Spencer||Ernie Irvan||0.008|
|2/21/16||Daytona||Denny Hamlin||Martin Truex Jr.||0.010|
|3/13/16||Phoenix||Kevin Harvick||Carl Edwards||0.010|
|2/22/04||Rockingham||Matt Kenseth||Kasey Kahne||0.010|
|3/12/00||Atlanta||Dale Earnhardt||Bobby Labonte||0.010|