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.
By the end of the weekend, the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship could be a whole lot clearer — or just a big ol’ mess.
Considering where Jeff Gordon was after Richmond, left out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in part due to some late-race shenanigans, he couldn’t have been happier on Sunday.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick joined first-responders from Texas and Oklahoma for a Sept. 11 tribute to those who served the region and those who died.
Kevin Harvick will take his Budweiser sponsorship with him when he moves to Stewart-Haas Racing next season.
Harvick held off Greg Biffle over a four-lap sprint Thursday to win the first 150-mile Budweiser Duel. Harvick and Biffle also went 1-2 in last Saturday night’s exhibition race.
Tony Stewart has reportedly signed Kevin Harvick to drive for his team beginning in 2014.
The often volatile Busch was barred from driving in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide races at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, a rare step taken by NASCAR after he deliberately wrecked championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr. during a caution in the Truck Series race Friday Night.
Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Truck Series race Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway after his championship-contending truck driven by Ron Hornaday Jr. was knocked out of the race by a retaliating Kyle Busch.
During the closing laps of Saturday’s 500-mile race at Darlington, Busch, Harvick and Clint Bowyer tangled during a three-wide battle for position.
Kevin Harvick has been on a roll, and he’s hoping that momentum will carry into Saturday’s race.
Harvick dealt with a loose car and fell back in the field in the early going, but he patiently made his way to the front in the late stages.