There’s Hope For Harvick

So the number four car of Kevin Harvick failed post-race inspection, eh? Fancy that. Everyone colors outside the lines a little, Harvick and company are no worse than anybody else. They say if you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'. The real trick is to avoid getting caught at the wrong time. For Harvick, the timing couldn't be worse. Or is it? Perhaps for Kevin Harvick, it's really not so bad. But he lost his automatic bid for the finals, his crew chief got suspended, and he lost points. I ...

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NASCAR Racing At Road Courses Has Changed

In some racing museum somewhere, you may find an endangered species. Typically, this species had its origins in sports cars series or perhaps some form of open wheel racing. Critics would argue that NASCAR racing on road courses is like a pig doing ballet. Among the old time legends of the sport, you would struggle to find one proficient at road course racing. Dale Earnhardt won only once on a road course- at Watkins Glen. By comparison- Richard Petty had six, Bobby Allison five, and Davi ...

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Hunger Fuels SHR Dominance

Six races. Four wins. Stewart-Haas Racing is rocking it at the outset of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series campaign. There are a number of ingredients in the blend that is fueling success at SHR. Technology. Talent. The desire for a manufacturer new to the team to demonstrate the change did the team good. It's all of those things, plus a group of hungry drivers with differing stories eager to prove something. 2014 champion Kevin Harvick wants another. He no doubt blesses the day h ...

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Who? Clint Bowyer? He Did What?

  It seems like a few years back, I remember this racer named Clint Bowyer. He was kind of a funny guy, big into Elvis, and he seemed like he was really coming into his own in NASCAR. To put it a more family friendly way, compost happens. Until Monday, the sunny-natured Kansan hadn't won in 190 races! That's one hellacious dry spell. A lot happens in what amounts to five years. Clint Bowyer got married, had a couple of kids, went through a couple of teams, and here is now running ...

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Stewart-Haas Racing Firing On All Cylinders

Did you catch this? Not only did Kevin Harvick win his third straight race Sunday in the employ of Stewart-Haas Racing, all three of his teammates made the top ten. Clint Bowyer finished sixth for SHR. Aric Almirola took seventh. Kurt Busch- who looked like a possible race winner- placed 10th for Stewart-Haas Racing. Who thought that at the beginning of the season that it would by SHR leading the way for Ford and not Penske? Clint Bowyer appears to be finding his footing in his second ...

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