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When the dust finally settled on Richmond International Raceway Saturday night, ‘Ol Happy Harvick was all smiles yet again.
Harvick plowed through traffic in overtime, driving from seventh to Gatorade Victory Lane. He did it with one of those “Where did he come from?” moves.
“Just shifted gears, hit the pedal and hoped for the best,” Harvick said. “They all went high and I went low. The seas kind of parted there. They didn’t get a very good restart, and my car launched.
The win, Harvick’s first of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, will probably stop the questions on whether the driver of the No. 29 Chevrolet is a lame-duck at Richard Childress Racing, RCR. In case you’ve been living under a rock and have forgotten, Harvick has already announced he will leave RCR at season’s end and head to Stewart-Haas Racing. However on Saturday evening, Harvick showed the NASCAR nation that he still has some winning left to do in the No. 29...