Found September 10, 2012 on
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Kevin Harvick and the No. 29 Budweiser team brought home a 10th-place finish in the rain-delayed Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night. The Richard Childress Racing driver started the 400-lap event from the 13th position and alerted his crew he was battling a loose-handling condition as he traveled around the 0.75-mile race track during the early laps of the final race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Crew chief Gil Martin called Harvick to pit road on lap 47 during the competition caution for four tires and fuel, along with air pressure and chassis adjustments.
The Bakersfield, Calif., native returned to the track in the 12th position for the ensuing restart and quickly worked his way into the top 10 by lap 51. As Harvick continued to move toward the front of the field he reported the No. 29 Chevrolet was handling well, but had become a touch tight in the middle of the corner and was still loose on exit. On lap 139, NASCAR officials displa...
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Assuming the lead on a late restart in Friday night's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway, Kevin Harvick ended a 30-race NASCAR Nationwide Series drought dating to the fall race at Richmond in 2010.
Harvick beat Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to the finish line by 1.944 seconds to win for the fifth time at the 0.75-mile short track and for the 38th time...
Race Highlights:Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth (Jeff Burton), 10th (Kevin Harvick) and 23rd (Paul Menard). Harvick enters the 2012 Chase for the Sprint Cup seeded ninth, trailing point leader Denny Hamlin by 12 points. Menard ranks 17th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship standings, while Burton ranks 19th.Burton gained five positions...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Kevin Harvick), sixth (Austin Dillon), seventh (Ty Dillon) and 12th (Elliott Sadler).
Sadler leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings by one point over Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Dillon ranks third in the standings, trailing his RCR teammate by 30 points.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is second...