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Kevin Harvick, driver of the No.33 Armour/Vienna Sausage Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing won his first NASCAR Nationwide Series Race since 2010 at Richmond International Raceway. It was Harvick’s sixth career Nationwide win at the track. Kurt Busch was leading as Harvick and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. were battling for second place when a caution came out on lap 227. Kurt Busch got into the back of Dexter Stacey and Stacey went spinning. Since Stacey was holding Busch up, Harvick was able to pass him before the caution came out. Harvick restarted in front of Busch and never looked back. With five laps to go, Harvick had a 1.5 second lead over second place Stenhouse Jr. When Harvick crossed the finish line, before burning out he opened his water bottle and [...]

Could Kurt Busch Join RCR in a Fourth Car?

Kurt Busch is on a one year contract with Phoenix Racing. Having always driven top of the line equipment there has been a tendency for Busch to over drive the No. 51 car this season. Now however, David Newton of ESPN is reporting that Kurt Busch could joining Richard Childress Racing in a fourth entry for the 2013 season. Newton says that Childress and Busch have talked about...

Harvick takes Nationwide race

Kevin Harvick took the lead by dodging a caution caused by race leader Kurt Busch, then pulled away on a restart with 17 laps to go and won the Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway. The victory snapped a 30-race winless streak in the series for Harvick, whose last victory came in this race two years ago. It was his 38th career victory in the series, and sixth...

Jeff Burton Gets New Spotter, Brett Griffin is Out

Jeff Burton will have a new spotter starting this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. The Virginia born driver will be spotted by [Click for More]

Kevin Harvick Dominates Virginia 529 College Savings at Richmond for First Nationwide Win of 2012

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...

Richard Childress Racing Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

Richard Childress has eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories as a car owner at Richmond International Raceway – five with Dale Earnhardt, two with Kevin Harvick and one with Clint Bowyer. Additionally, in 132 starts at the Richmond, Va.-based, RCR drivers have claimed 33 top-five and 60 top-10 finishes at RIR. Childress, a former driver on NASCAR’s senior circuit, contributed...

NNS: Harvick Schools Richmond Field

Kevin Harvick led more than half of Friday night’s race...

NASCAR: Debris Caution Checks and Balances

By Jordan Dodson Saturday night, on September 1st, the end of the Nationwide race left everybody buzzing over a water bottle.  The talk started when a caution flew with 20 laps to go and Kevin Harvick was holding a large lead as he was dominating all night. The caution drew the field back together, erasing Kevin Harvick’s large lead and he was not happy with the situation...

Richard Childress Racing Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Race Recap

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 in the Nationwide...

Jeff Burton: RCR on the Verge of Turning the Corner after Rough Start to 2012

Richard Childress Racing has had a difficult year for the most part in 2012 in the Sprint Cup Series. Jeff Burton and Paul Menard are outside the top 15 in points and winless, while Kevin Harvick narrowly made the Chase but has also yet to find victory lane. At Richmond International Raceway last weekend, I asked Jeff Burton what went wrong this year and about the direction the...
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