Welcome to NASCAR: Montreal fans treated to thrills, spills, confusion

Kevin Harvick won, Robby Gordon finished first, Patrick Carpentier was really second and all three performed celebratory burnouts. Confused? You should be, writes Terry Blount.

Updated: August 4, 2007, 10:19 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

MONTREAL -- Oh Canada, what a race you saw.

It was 49 years ago the last time NASCAR had a major event north of the border, and it was probably at least that long since NASCAR had a finish as crazy and controversial as this one.

Kevin Harvick earned the most improbable victory of his career, going from worst-to-first in a car that had no business being in Victory Lane.

Robby Gordon not only thought he won the NAPA Auto Parts 200, he celebrated at the ...

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