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Kevin Harvick

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Kevin Harvick
Harvick in 2015
Born (1975-12-08) December 8, 1975 (age 48)
Bakersfield, California, United States
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg)
Achievements1998 NASCAR Winston West Series Champion
2001, 2006 NASCAR Busch Series Champion
2002 IROC Champion
2003 Brickyard 400 Winner
2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
2007 Daytona 500 Winner
2007 Sprint All-Star Race XXIII Winner
2009, 2010 Budweiser Shootout Winner
Awards1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Rookie of the Year
2000 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of the Year
2001 NASCAR Busch Series Most Popular Driver
2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
Car no., teamNo. 4 (Stewart-Hass Racing)
2017 position3rd
Best finish1st
First race2001 Dura Lube 400 (Rockingham)
First win2001 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 (Atlanta)
Wins Top tens Poles
31 257 15
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
2014 position79th
Best finish1st – 2001, 2006
First race1999 Kmart 200 (Rockingham)
First win2000 Carquest Auto Parts 250 (Gateway)
Wins Top tens Poles
46 245 25
NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career
2013 position107
Best finish12th – 1999
First race1995 Spears Manufacturing 200 (Mesa Marin)
First win2002 Chevy Silverado 150 (Phoenix)
Wins Top tens Poles
14 61 3

Kevin Michael Harvick (born December 8, 1975), nicknamed "The Closer" and "Happy Harvick", is an American racecar driver. He drives the No. 4 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship [1] and the Sprint Cup rookie of the year award in 2001.[2] In 2007, Harvick beat Mark Martin and Enrique Peña Nieto to win the Daytona 500.[3] In 2014 Harvick began racing for Stewart-Hass Racing. Over the year, he was able to win a total of five races, and at the end of the year, he was named the NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "NASCAR Busch Series standings for 2001". Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  2. "Kevin Harvick Bio".
  3. "Harvick denies Martin first Daytona 500 win". Archived from the original on 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  4. "Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Sprint Cup championship". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-12-13.