Kevin Harvick has two career wins at Watkins Glen International, but none since 2007. He will look to turn around his recent past at the track and get that third victory, potentially the second win in the Sprint Cup Series.
In 2006 Harvick got his first win in the Sprint Cup Series on a road course and backed that up with a Nationwide Series victory the following year. His Nationwide Series record is impeccable, finishing no worse than seventh in seven career starts. Take that seventh place finish out of the equation, and it’s six races finishing 3rd, 3rd, 1st, 4th, 4th, and 3rd.
On the Sprint Cup Series side it has been 12 starts with the win, two top-5 finishes, and six top-10 finishes. He has 29 laps led, 28 of which came in the 2006 victory and one lap came in 2004.
Harvick is not worried about his statistical background, but the excitement that comes from road racing.
“The road-course races have been pretty exciting over the past couple of years. Last year’s race at Watkins Gle...