Kevin Harvick Passes Dale Earnhardt, Jr. At Richmond in 2011. Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
Thursday was round one of driver media press conferences, and there was a lot to be said despite the fact that there was absolutely no racing last weekend. Here are some of the interesting tidbits from the day:
HARVICK FEELS SORRY FOR JR.
Much has been made of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s extended 135-race winless streak. Since June of 2008 – nearly four years ago – NASCAR’s most popular driver has been shut out of victory lane. If you feel sorry for him, consider yourself in the same boat as Kevin Harvick.
In his sit-down with the media Harvick was asked about Earnhardt’s losing skid, and he had an interesting response.
“We went through it (a winless streak) at right at 100 races. Over the last few years we’ve been fortunate to have the success that we’ve had. But just to live in his shoes on a daily – or weekly – basis and answer some of ...