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Kevin Harvick and Richard Childress Racing’s No. 29 Rheem team finished 14th at Pocono Raceway Sunday afternoon after overcoming a pit road penalty and battling a tight-handling condition. Harvick started the 160-lap affair from the 21st position and soon alerted his crew the Rheem Chevrolet’s handling was too tight. Harvick maintained a position within the top 15 until lap 42 when he was issued a penalty by NASCAR officials during a scheduled green-flag pit stop, for speeding on the exit of pit road.
Per NASCAR rules, the RCR driver brought the Rheem Chevrolet back onto pit road for a “pass through” penalty, dropping the No. 29 Chevrolet back to the 26th position. Back on track, the Bakersfield, Calif., native began to work his way toward the front of the field, settling into the top 10 by lap 84. As the race continued, Harvick informed the crew the Rheem Chevrolet was still tight in all areas of the 2.5-mile triangle-shaped track. Throughout the course of several scheduled pit sto...
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Cruising south aboard his private airplane some 30,000 feet up in a clear blue sky, NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick tweeted a simple tease to his followers Tuesday: "Headed to Tampa/St. Pete for something. . . . ''
Meanwhile, far below at Tampa's MacDill Air Force Base, home of the US military's Central Command Operations, airmen were preparing a KC 135 midair refueler...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished ninth (Paul Menard), 14th (Kevin Harvick) and 15th (Jeff Burton).
According to NASCAR Loop Data Statistics, Menard maintained the fifth-best average running position of 7.894, spending 159 out of 160 laps (99.4 percent) in the top 15.
Menard ranked eighth in the Loop Data category Driver Rating with a 100.3...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Joey Coulter), fourth (Brendan Gaughan) and seventh (Ty Dillon).
All three RCR entries spent the entire 167-lap event running in the top 15.
According the NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Dillon earned the third-highest driver rating (117.6), while Gaughan's 106.9 driver rating ranked him fifth...
Richard Childress Racing in the Motor City ... In 127 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Michigan International Speedway, RCR teams have earned three wins, two with Dale Earnhardt (June 1987, 1990) and the most recent with Kevin Harvick (August 2010). Additionally, RCR has claimed 17 top-five and 42 top-10 finishes with 10 different drivers including Richard Childress, a former driver...