Kevin Harvick defends his actions at Talladega, others still not sure

Kevin Harvick meets with the media during The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Eliminator Round Media Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on October 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Kevin Harvick meets with the media during The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Eliminator Round Media Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on October 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Kevin Harvick meets with the media during The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Eliminator Round Media Day at NASCAR Hall of Fame on October 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick said Tuesday that he did not intentionally cause an accident at Talladega last Sunday.  Meeting with members of the media for the first time since the incident Tuesday, Harvick said he wasn’t about to quit when the opportunity for a higher finish, and a chance to advance to the next round of NASCAR’s championship Chase, presented itself.

“Look,” Harvick said at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Tuesday. “I’ve thought about this a lot, as you listen to what other people say.  Obviously we were in a unique position with the caution still out, the way that things all shook out.”

“You know, they can look at it a hundred different ways, “ he added. MORE>>>

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