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The best new driver-crew chief combinations of 2014

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season saw a number of new driver-crew chief combinations, some more successful than others. Whenever a new driver and crew chief are paired together, there are sure to be bumps in the road, and success right off the bat is more of a rarity than the norm. Yet throughout the 2014 season, some new partnerships hit the ground running and found great...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Season-in-Review: Stewart-Haas Racing’s Kevin Harvick and Danica Patrick

He is the champion. After 13 years of coming close to winning it all, Kevin Harvick captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fashion by making good use of his nickname: The Closer. However, for Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Danica Patrick, 2014 was a step in the right direction. One of the most popular drivers in the sport, she was expected to steadily improve this year, but didn’t...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Darlington Raceway to celebrate past, present, and future leading into 2015 Labor Day Weekend

With Darlington Raceway entering its 66thconsecutive year hosting NASCAR’s top-tier touring series, the track will commemorate its return to Labor Day weekend in 2015 by honoring its storied past while celebrating the future. With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500® returning to its celebrated Labor Day weekend date, the Lady in Black will recognize past champions...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Richmond Fence Climber Sentenced to a Year in Jail

JOPLIN, Mo. – James Dennis, the man who climbed the catch fence at the Richmond International Raceway during a race in September, was found guilty on Thursday. The man climbed the fence while the race was under green. An officer, who was on duty that night, testified that Dennis did this because it was his birthday and that he wanted to be on television. A caution was quickly flown...
Via Rubbings Racing
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick named Driver of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick has been named Driver of the Year by a panel of broadcasters and journalists. Harvick won the final two races of the season to earn his first career Sprint Cup title. He won five races in his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing, and it included three in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Harvick received 13 of the 16 votes...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick wins 2014 Driver Of The Year Award

Kevin Harvick swept the voting for both the 2014 Driver Of The Year Award and the Fourth Quarter winner, respectively, by an elite panel of broadcasters and journalists. Just as Harvick walked off with his first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, he was the undisputed winner in both polls of the media. Driving the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet Harvick, who turned 39 on Monday, won three...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick finally climbs to NASCAR's summit

LAS VEGAS (AP) Two years ago, Kevin Harvick was evaluating his life. He and his wife, DeLana, had welcomed a son, their only child. They'd sold their race team and began to prioritize what really mattered to their growing family. Harvick wanted two things: to be happy, and to race for championships. So he took a gamble and left Richard Childress Racing, the only NASCAR team he'd...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Harvick, team should slow down and savor moment in the sun

Now I have had a very blessed NASCAR career. I've been fortunate to be on six NASCAR Cup championship teams. Two of those were even more special as I went there as the championship-winning crew chief. It's one of those points in time when I wish I had been smart enough to keep a diary of all the activities, responsibilities and, yes, emotions. Kevin Harvick and chief Rodney Childers...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick pays tribute to military during visit to Nellis Air Force Base

In a massive hangar that houses the fighter jets flown by the Thunderbirds, against the backdrop of a gigantic American flag reminiscent of George C. Scott’s monologue in the movie “Patton,” Kevin Harvick fielded questions from a group of enthusiastic NASCAR fans. But this was no ordinary fan engagement. Those asking Harvick about everything from the final laps at Homestead...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart undergoes fourth surgery on right leg

Tony Stewart has undergone a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa. Stewart was released the hospital on Wednesday. He was then headed to Las Vegas to celebrate Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick's championship. Stewart broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg during the Aug. 5, 2013, crash and underwent two surgeries immediately...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart has 4th surgery on right leg

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tony Stewart has undergone a fourth surgery on the leg he broke last year during a sprint car race in Iowa. Stewart was released the hospital on Wednesday. He was then headed to Las Vegas to celebrate Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick's championship. Stewart broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg during the Aug. 5, 2013, crash and underwent two surgeries...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fringe: Kevin Harvick’s Really ‘Crappy’ Day On The Course

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s daily feature to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture. NASCAR Driver Kevin Harvick Shares His ‘Funniest’ Golf Moment There are rough days on the course, and then there are “crappy” ones. NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick had the latter and he’ll never forget it. Harvick held a Twitter...
Via Back9Network
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick talks 'crappy' golf and Cole Trickle during fan Q&A

With some time to kill on his way to California (for a West Coast media tour), 2014 NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick hosted a Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskHarvick. 
Via Shake and Bake
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas With First-Time Champion Kevin Harvick

After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick as the guest of honor. NASCAR dignitaries, Hollywood stars and race fans will convene for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week ready to roll in Vegas

After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration -- this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick as the guest of honor. NASCAR dignitaries, Hollywood stars and race fans will convene for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Moments to Remember of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series Season

Each Sprint Cup Series season brings forth memories that live in the hearts of fans for years. This year was no exception as there are certain moments that will live on in the minds of the fans moving forward. Here are some of the memorable moments of the season, with some of OnPitRoad.com’s readers thoughts in bold and italics throughout. The season brought forth plenty of memorable...
Via On Pit Road
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Season in Review – Stewart Haas Racing

RIDGELAND, Miss. — Throughout the offseason, we will bring you a look back at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for each organization that competes full-time in the series and to kick off our offseason coverage, Stewart Haas Racing, which won the 2014 NSCS championship is the first team featured in this week’s “Season in Review”. With the dawn of a new season in February...
Via Rubbings Racing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas with First-Time Champion Kevin Harvick

Four-Day NASCAR Postseason Bash Returns with New Consumer Activations, Traditional Fan-Favorite Events   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) — After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint...
Via On Pit Road
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards could find success similar to Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth with new team in 2015

Kevin Harvick became the second consecutive driver in his first season with a new team to reach the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Matt Kenseth had done the same the year before, although Harvick triumphed while Kenseth finished second to Jimmie Johnson. It is somewhat counterintuitive for drivers with new teams to strongly compete […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Did the Chase for the Championship Work for You?

LOS ANGELES, Ca. — After the checkered flag flew Sunday at Homestead and Kevin Harvick was crowned the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, the question still remains: Did the Chase for the Championship Work for You? Now I know many of you will say “no”, but take your role as a fan out of the equation for a minute and really think about it. NASCAR, for many years ran...
Via Rubbings Racing
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Friends in low places: Kevin Harvick hangs with Garth Brooks

One of the perks of being a Sprint Cup Series champ? A chance to hang with a country music legend who's sold more than 134 million albums.
Via Shake and Bake
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dynamic Duo: Kevin Harvick, Rodney Childers could win multiple titles

As a former crew chief, I am very happy and excited for Rodney Childers winning his first championship Sunday evening as a crew chief on the No. 4 car. To me, Rodney is one of those crew chiefs, I believe, who is very underrated. Prior to this year he had won three races as a crew chief -- two with David Reutimann and one with Brian Vickers. Rodney had never been in the Chase for...
Via Fox Sports
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson believes Harvick was correct winner

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jimmie Johnson believes the right driver won NASCAR's championship, and that a Ryan Newman victory would have been ''tough to swallow for the sport.'' Johnson began the season as the six-time and defending champion, but he was eliminated from title contention in the revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. A 16-driver field was whittled down to four for...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick Becomes 49th Consecutive NASCAR® Cup Champion To Win With MOOG® Steering and Suspension Parts

Kevin Harvick earned his first NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series championship and the MOOG® Steering and Suspension brand’s 49th straight with a thrilling victory in Sunday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. Harvick’s win in the MOOG-equipped No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS extends a Cup title string that began in 1966 with David Pearson and the No...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvick makes lasting memory with son after winning title

Kevin Harvick will always hold fond memories of the raucous post-race celebration he enjoyed with team members after winning the Sprint Cup championship and season's final race Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He'll also undoubtedly look back fondly on this week's whirlwind media tour that has taken him to several well-known stops around New York City, among other places...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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