Found November 09, 2012 on Start 'N' Park Blog: Yardbarker Blogger Network
ESPN’s Marty Smith broke what could be the biggest news story of the weekend by reporting that Kevin Harvick would leave Richard Childress Racing after the 2013 to join Stewart-Haas Racing. Naturally, all parties involved were mum on the situation, but speculation of Harvick joining Tony Stewart at SHR has been rampant the past few years. Tony Stewart has driven for Harvick when he field Nationwide Series cars in years past, so Harvick driving for Stewart wasn’t that farfetched. It’s weird for them to put this together one year in advance, but I guess that gives SHR time to build cars and court sponsors. As of right now, they will be a four car effort in 2014, with neither Ryan Newman nor Danica Patrick expected to leave the organization. For Richard Childress Racing this opens up a seat for his grandson Austin Dillon to jump up to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014, which has been the plan. I had thought it would be a fourth car effort for that team or replacing Jeff Burton in th...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Kevin Harvick to drive for SHR starting in 2014, Childress comments and more

If you have been wondering when Kevin Harvick would join Stewart Hass Racing we may now know. Reports are circulating that SHR will expand to four teams in 2014 with the addition of Harvick to a team that already fields cars for Tony Stewart, Ryan Newman and Danica Patrick. “Multiple NASCAR industry sources confirmed to ESPN.com on Friday that Harvick has signed a multiyear agreement...

Report: Harvick signs with Stewart-Haas

Tony Stewart has reportedly signed Kevin Harvick to drive for his team beginning in 2014. Tony Stewart would not comment Friday on the report by ESPN.com, which said Harvick has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing when his contract expires after next season. Asked about the report at Phoenix International Raceway, Stewart said he doesn't discuss business...

What's next for RCR after Harvick?

After months of speculation, ESPN reported on Friday that Kevin Harvick will drive for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014 once his current contract expires with Richard Childress Racing. If so, Harvick could be the third mutineer in as many years. Clint Bowyer jumped ship to Michael Waltrip Racing after last season when RCR failed to sign sponsorship for the driver. Elliott Sadler is...

Report: Harvick signs with Stewart-Haas Racing

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has reportedly signed Kevin Harvick to drive for his team beginning in 2014. Tony Stewart would not comment Friday on the report by ESPN.com, which said Harvick has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing when his contract expires after next season. Asked about the report at Phoenix International Raceway, Stewart said he...

Kevin Harvick Hosts Successful Thrid Annual Happy's Classic Golf Tournament

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and Bakersfield, Calif., native Kevin Harvick hosted the Third Annual Happy's Classic Golf Tournament Presented by Advanced Distribution and BlackHole Technologies, proceeds from which benefit the Kevin Harvick Foundation, on Wednesday.   The event, supported with platinum sponsorship from NTS Motorsports, was held at Bakersfield Country Club...

Report: Harvick to Stewart-Haas in 2014

ESPN is reporting that Kevin Harvick will leave Richard Childress Racing after the 2013 Sprint Cup season and move to Stewart Haas Racing in 2014. Despite no direct confirmation from either Harvick or SHR on the move, multiple sources within the NASCAR industry confirmed to ESPN that Harvick will in fact leave for SHR. Although this is the first time that we have heard of this deal...

Report: Kevin Harvick will drive for Stewart-Haas in 2014

  Kevin Harvick has agreed to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014, according to a report by ESPN.com's Marty Smith, who cited industry sources as the basis for his story. Neither Harvick, whose contract with Richard Childress Racing runs through 2013, nor Stewart-Haas co-owner Tony Stewart would confirm the move. "I'm looking forward to finishing out this season on...

Harvick to Stewart Hass in 2014

Multiple sources have confirmed that Kevin Harvick will move to Stewart-Hass Racing in the 2014 season. ESPN first reported today that Harvick will move to SHR for the 2014 season and beyond. Harvick is signed with Richard Childress Racing through the 2013 season so Harvick likely won’t set foot in a SHR car until the 2014 season. Sources close to Harvick say that the move to Stewart...

CUP: What's Next For RCR After Harvick?

With word of Kevin Harvick's imminent departure, the future is not altogether clear for Richard Childress Racing...

Harvick wins after brawl at Phoenix

A chaotic race at Phoenix blew NASCAR's championship fight wide open Sunday, moving Brad Keselowski to the brink of a first Sprint Cup title for himself and team owner Roger Penske. Keselowski heads into next week's season finale with a 20-point lead over five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson. His car was better than Johnson's, but he capitalized when a tire failure...

Demise of RCR has been years in the making

It was bound to crash. Richard Childress Racing had no direction to go but down. Yet, few would have predicted it would get this bad. Let’s cut to the Chase, The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. In 2008 RCR had three drivers finish inside the top ten in points. Kevin Harvick finished fourth that season, followed by Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton and all was right at RCR. The next season...

Tony Stewart Phoenix Media Transcript

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed future plans for SHR, racing at Phoenix, Chase contenders and other topics.  DO YOU HAVE A RESPONSE TO THE STORY THAT KEVIN HARVICK WILL JOIN STEWART-HAAS RACING IN 2014? “Well, it’s actually Dale, Jr. (SMILES BROADLY). And Marty Smith...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.