Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/13/14

TALLADEGA, AL - NOVEMBER 01: Team owner Richard Childress speaks to the media prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on November 1, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
So now ol' Happy Harvick has won two of the last three Coca Cola 600s. As much as I know Kevin and know about Kevin, while he is sad to be leaving Richard Childress Racing, he knows it's time and is going about it very professionally. He is showing everyone that wants to label the No. 29 camp as "lame-ducks" that those folks are completely wrong. Kevin is showing Richard Childress and everyone in the organization the respect they deserve by going out and fighting for a championship before he leaves. He already had two NASCAR Sprint Cup points' races this season plus a non-points race win at Daytona. That's unheard of normally in our sport during a transition year. In a strange way, I think the pressure is off both sides and everyone is seeing the results on the racetrack. By winning the other night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kevin jumped the No. 29 car three spots to seventh in the points. Like I mentioned, he has the two wins but also three top-5 finishes and four top-10 finish...
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