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America’s most iconic beer paid tribute to America’s heroes on Thursday, as Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, made a special visit with military men and women stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Folds of Honor Foundation founder Major Dan Rooney and Rocky Sickmann, director of military sales for Anheuser-Busch and retired U.S. Marines Sergeant, joined Harvick at Fort Bragg while he visited the Warrior Transition Battalion’s (WTB) Soldier and Family Assistance Center. The Fort Bragg Warrior Transition Battalion provides command and control, primary care and case management for warriors who have suffered injury or illness while serving as a member of the U.S. Army.
“I’m always at a loss for words for how to express my utmost gratitude to the men and women who serve our country,” Harvick said. “I know the entire NASCAR community is behind me when I say I can’t thank these individuals enough for their dedication and service. Freedo...
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KOLBY GARRISON, SPEEDWAY STAR: Kolby Garrison’s smile said it all. As she talked to TV and radio reporters in the media center Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, she nervously fingered the leash of her service dog, Mo. The grand prize winner of the Speedway Superstar competition hosted by CMS, Garrison sang the national anthem during today’s HISTORY 300 pre-race.
Kevin Harvick had already made a loud statement in winning his second Coca-Cola 600. He had another, just as important one to make about his focus in his final season with Richard Childress Racing.
Childress, the only Sprint Cup boss Harvick has known, was asked about his driver's dedication as the two part ways after the year. That's when Harvick stepped in and took the...
Kevin Harvick takes the checkered flag for Coca-Cola 600.
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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 26, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
14 lead changes. 11 cautions. 2 red flags. It was a crazy night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
In the end it was Kevin Harvick who won a wild Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night, holding...
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Kevin Harvick is one of many drivers that are forgoing their original colors and paint schemes this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Coca Cola 600.
Dale Jr. shows off Coca Cola 600 paint scheme
The race that happens the Sunday evening during Memorial Day Weekend, is an optimum time for drivers and teams to show their support for...
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Kevin Harvick won the Coca-Cola 600 from Charlotte Motor Speedway. Annually run on the Sunday before Memorial Day the Coca-Cola 600 is the longest race on the NASCAR schedule. While Harvick winning may not have been a surprise, the events that lead up to it certainly were.
Denny Hamlin set a track record to sit on the pole. Hamlin would lead the opening lap of...
CONCORD, N.C. – What took place during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway couldn’t have been scripted.
Kevin Harvick, who earned his second win and eighth top-10 finish in 25 races at Charlotte, led only 28 of the total 400 laps – but he made them count.
“To win at Charlotte is something that we had to overcome for a long time. We kind of won it on gas mileage...
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Kevin Harvick may have won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway but Jimmie Johnson continues to lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings. Johnson entered the race with a 44 point lead over Carl Edwards. He now holds a 32 point lead over Edwards.
The win moved Harvick up to seventh in the standings.
Unofficial Point Standings after Coca-Cola 600
Kevin Harvick thought his eyes were playing tricks on him. Surely, he told himself as he drove by the front stretch, that can't be a cable hanging down on the track.
''I saw this streak go by me and I'm like, `What in the (heck) was that?''' Harvick said after winning the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in three years on Sunday.
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The longest race of the season had some of the most bizarre events unfold throughout the night. It started out with a cable falling from the sky (actually a camera) and then the full-moon implemented a series of accidents towards the end of the race. Once the smoke settled, Kevin Harvick was standing in victory lane for the second time in the Coca Cola 600. This...