Originally written on Captain Thunder Racing  |  Last updated 10/20/14

TALLADEGA, AL - OCTOBER 30: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 30, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
photo credit:  getty images MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Kevin Harvick may have relinquished ownership in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team, but he hasn't lost any speed in the process. Harvick crushed the rest of the field in Saturday's Kroger 250, winning in seemingly effortless fashion by .953 seconds over Richard Childress Racing teammate Ty Dillon. A caution for David Reutimann's right-front tire on Lap 227 of 250 erased Harvick's 1.4-second lead at that point, but after a restart on Lap 245, Harvick's claim to the trademark grandfather clock trophy was a mere formality. "Not a bad way to make our first truck start for RCR," Harvick radioed after he crossed the finish line. Harvick led 248 laps, a series record. James Buescher finished third, followed by Justin Lofton and Timothy Peters. Nelson Piquet Jr., Ross Chastain, Jason Leffler, John King and Jason White completed the top 10. From 2008 through 2011, Harvick started 25 Truck Series races, all in his own equipment, and w...
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