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Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway with Tom Izzo, Mel Tucker as grand marshals

Posted at 9:21 AM, Aug 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-08 09:21:13-04

LANSING, Mich. — The FireKeepers Casino 400 race was held at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday. Michigan State head coaches Mel Tucker and Tom Izzo were the two grand marshals of the race.

They delivered the "drivers start your engines" call to the NASCAR drivers and crowd.

Izzo and Tucker said they did not practice before going up on stage when talking to the media earlier in the day.

Bryon native Erik Jones led in the race, but ultimately finished in eighth place.

Kevin Harvick won the race and secured himself a spot in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoff.

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