Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with the trophy in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Harvick Claims 1st NASCAR Championship

Kevin Harvick staked his claim as the best in Sprint Cup, using a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps to win Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

11/17/2014

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 21, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Harvick Tries To Rattle Logano

As the youngest driver in NASCAR’s championship race, Joey Logano hasn’t been in the same high-stakes situations as his other three competitors. Seeing an opportunity to maybe rattle his cage, Kevin Harvick pounced.

11/13/2014

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NASCAR Championship Finale At Homestead Sold Out

Homestead-Miami Speedway President Matthew Becherer says all premium seating has also been sold out for Sunday’s finale.

11/11/2014

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, lead the field in a restart during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. (credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newman’s Late Pass Dooms Gordon At Phoenix

Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

11/10/2014

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, speaks to the media after being involved in a fight with Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, at the conclusion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Penske Supports Keselowski After Another Fight

Roger Penske has given his unwavering support to driver Brad Keselowski, who has now been involved in two post-race fights in four races.

11/03/2014

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Kenseth Still Feels Terrible After Harvick Wreck

Matt Kenseth says he feels terrible about the wreck that left Kevin Harvick last among the eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship

10/31/2014

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Kevin Harvick At Ease Headed Into Tense Talladega

Kevin Harvick is already guaranteed a spot in the third round of NASCAR’s playoffs, so he has no reason to race hard Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.

10/16/2014

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Stewart-Haas Swaps NASCAR Pit Crews For Harvick, Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing is swapping pit crews in hopes of boosting Kevin Harvick’s chances in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

09/09/2014

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates with champagne in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan.  (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

Restart Helps Gordon To Victory At Michigan

The 43-year-old Gordon won his first Cup race at MIS since 2001, the same year he won his most recent championship on NASCAR’s top series.

08/18/2014

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Harvick Crew Chief Fined $25K For NASCAR Rule Violation

NASCAR fined Kevin Harvick’s crew chief $25,000 for unapproved weight in his No. 4 Chevrolet at the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.

08/13/2014

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Harvick Detours Into UFC Management

Both NASCAR and UFC have experienced boom periods that saw the sports soar in popularity and move away from their niche fan base and into the mainstream.

07/17/2014

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Kurt Busch Has Championship Hopes In Move To SHR

Kurt Busch hasn’t exactly endeared himself in the past. But Stewart-Haas Racing is getting something they wanted — a premier wheelman with great potential.

02/18/2014

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