Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Chevrolet. Kevin raced a Chevrolet sponsored by GM Goodwrench and owned by Richard Childress. He even drove a Monte Carlo while racing in the Busch Series.
GM Goodwrench. Along with GM Goodwrench, Kevin is sponsored by Sonic and Hershey's just to name a few.
|How many NASCAR Busch series races did Kevin win in 2000?||Kevin Harvick
3. Yep! His 3 wins came at St. Louis, Bristol, and Memphis.
29. He took over in the GM Goodwrench car after Dale Earnhardt's tragic death in 2001.
|Kevin did not lead any laps during the 2002 Brickyard 400?||Kevin Harvick
t. He only led laps during the 2001 Brickyard 400 even though he started and finished 11th.
|Where did Kevin get his first Winston Cup series win in 2001?||Kevin Harvick
Atlanta Motor Speedway. This is the race where he beat Jeff Gordon by a hair of .006 seconds! What a very close race. The other mentioned races are the races that Jeff Gordon won during the 2001 series.
1. He started 6 and eventually worked his way all the way up front and finished 1st.
|Who was Kevin's crew chief for the latter part of 2002? ||Kevin Harvick
Gil Martin. In a move that helped both the #29 and #31 teams, Richard Childress
made a mid-season swap of entire crews. This resulted in Gil Martin
coming over to the #29 team, and Kevin Hamlin and his crew moving over to the #31 team. The only exception was that they allowed gas man Danny "Chocolate" Myers to wear the Goodwrench uniform one more time for the last race in Homestead before retiring at the end of the 2002 season.
|How many of the 36 point races did Kevin Harvick race in for each of his first two seasons in Winston Cup?||Kevin Harvick
35. Kevin ran in all but the first race in 2001 and he missed the Spring Martinsville race while serving his one race suspension.
|Where did Kevin finish in the 2002 Winston Cup points standings?||Kevin Harvick
21st. After finishing 9th in his rookie season in 2001, Kevin's sophmore slump resulted in a disappointing 21st place finish. He actually
finished with the exact same number of points as Kyle Petty, the
22nd place finisher in 2002.
|What other driver drove the #29 GM Goodwrench car during a Winston Cup race in the 2002 season?||Kevin Harvick
Kenny Wallace. Kenny Wallace filled in for Kevin during Kevin's one race suspension. Kenny was the ideal replacement as he was about the same height as Kevin, which limited the number of adjustments that had to be made to the car. Kenny came in 32nd place in his one and only running of the #29 car in 2002.
|What color car did Kevin drive to clinch the 2002 IROC championship?||Kevin Harvick
Purple. Kevin clinched the 2002 IROC championship driving the purple #1 Pontiac Trans Am. He became the first rookie since Ricky Rudd to win the IROC series championship.
True. After sitting out the 2002 Bud shootout, Kevin finally won his 1st pole in the 2002 season by qualifying first for the Pepsi 400 in Daytona. This qualified him to run in the 2003 Bud Shootout in Daytona.
|Tony Stewart and Kevin Harvick won the first two Winston Cup races at the Tropicana 400?||Kevin Harvick
F. Kevin Harvick actually won the Tropicana 400 at Chicagoland in both 2001 and in 2002. In the 2002 race Kevin spun the #29 and was forced to pit off sequence prior to coming back to grab the checkered flag.
|Who took over Kevin's #2 AC Delco car in the 2002 Busch Series Season? ||Kevin Harvick
Johnny Sauter. After winning the 2001 Busch Series Championship in the #2 car, Kevin
turned over his Busch series ride to Johnny Sauter. Unfortunately for
RCR, Johnny did not have the same success that Kevin had, finishing 15th while Greg Biffle wound up winning the 2002 Busch Series Championship.
|What were the colors of Kevin's first Winston Cup car?||Kevin Harvick
Black and White. After Dale's death, Richard Childress repainted the black #3 white and renumbered it with a black #29. Kevin ran one race with the black and white car and then RCR switched to a white car with Red lettering. Kevin won in only his third start with that car and went on to finish 9th in points in his rookie year. Kevin did drive a blue and white Winston Cup car in 2001. For the fall race at Loudon, NH the #29 car was painted white with blue lettering. This was the race that was post-poned due to 9/11 and was run on the day after Thanksgiving. Kevin started on the outside pole and actually led a lap that day before finishing the day in 26th position.
|What race did Kevin miss while serving his one race suspension in 2002?||Kevin Harvick
Martinsville. Kevin was benched for the spring race at Martinsville and watched the race at home on TV. For the second year in a row Kevin only ran 35 of the 36 points races in Winston Cup. He also did not race the 2001 Daytona 500, which tragically took the life of his predecessor Dale Earnhardt.
|What was the incident that immediately preceded Nascar's 1st race suspension of Kevin during the 2002 season? ||Kevin Harvick
on track incident with another driver in a truck race. The event that happened right before his 1st race suspension was an on track incident between his truck and Coy Gibbs truck during a Nascar Truck series race. After being black flagged, Kevin parked his truck right in front of the Nascar trailer. It marked only the second time in history that Nascar suspended a driver from a Winston Cup event. The scuffle with Greg Biffle also occured in 2002, but it happened several days before the truck race incident.
|What number truck did Kevin drive in the Nascar Truck Series in 2002?||Kevin Harvick
6. Kevin drove the red #6 truck for a small number of races in 2002. He finally won his first truck race toward the end of the season.
|What Busch series driver did Kevin's wife work for in 2001 and 2002?||Kevin Harvick
Randy Lajoie. Delana pulled double duty working for Randy Lajoie in his PR department, while also cheering on her husband on race weekends.
|What is the first name of the woman Kevin married in 2001? ||Kevin Harvick
DeLana . Delana also comes from a racing family herself. Kevin and Delana were married during the Las Vegas race weekend in 2001.
Bakersfield, California. They often refer to him as the kid from Bakersfield, where instead of
going to prom's, he spent his Saturday nights tearing it up at the local dirt track. Tony Stewart is from Rushville, Indiana, and Dale Earnhardt was from Kannapolis, North Carolina.
2. He drove the number two car.
t. Yes, it was not his primary sponsor, but was one of his secondary sponsors.
|What place did Kevin Harvick place in the 2001 UAW-Daimler Chrysler 400 race at Las Vegas?||Kevin Harvick Tidbits
8th. He finished 8th in his second ever start and won the next race in his third start.
GM Goodwrench. Kevin drove his GM Goodwrench car in the Sharpie 500 at Bristol. He drove th E.T. 20th Anniversary car in the Food City 500.
Johnny Sauter. Kevin Harvick in 2003 was racing in the Pay Day car 15 times in the 2003 Busch series. Johnny Sauter drove the other races.
|What place did Kevin Harvick finish in his first ever Winston Cup race at Rockingham in 2001?||Kevin Harvick Tidbits
14th. Kevin Harvick had a great race finishing fourteenth.
t. He does have a dog named Mills, and two other ones. He has pictures of them on his website.
black and white. The first ever race at rockingham was black and white. The rest of the season, the car was red and white.
AOL. Kevin drove the AOL machine in the 2001 Winston race. He was one of the three drivers that hit the wall because it was raining!