The final weekend in August is widely known as the biggest racing weekend of the year in Maine. At Wiscasset Speedway, this weekend serves as a tune-up for one of their biggest races of the year – the Boss Hogg 150. Nearly 100 competitors rolled into the pit area on Saturday, anticipating a full night of exciting Group #1 racing action.
“Looking at the competition right now, you have to like Toyota’s chances. But look out, (Kevin) Harvick was second to (Denny) Hamlin in the spring race. If you doubt Harvick, you don’t know him very well.” While Toyota didn’t do too badly in the race, the Ford of Kevin Harvick came to play. It seems just a few weeks ago many were wondering if Harvick could even make the playoffs. He was below the cut line and he hadn’t been very sporty.
Kevin Harvick’s victory in the Federated Auto Parts 400 marked the 95th overall win for SHR. It was the organization’s 69th points-paying NASCAR Cup Series victory, its third of the season and its second at Richmond. Check out what Kevin had to say after his 2nd win in a row:
There was a lot of hard racing at Michigan but clean air ruled the day as did Kevin “The Closer” Harvick. The win ended a 65-race drought for the veteran Ford driver at a track where Fords have been dominant. The win cements Harvick’s place in the playoffs and now puts Martin Truex, Jr. in jeopardy of not making the grade.
Kevin Harvick’s victory in the FireKeepers Casino 400 marked the 94th overall win for SHR. It was the organization’s 68th points-paying NASCAR Cup Series victory, its second of the season and its seventh at Michigan. SHR has now won six of the past eight NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan. Here’s some of what he had to say afterwards…
Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), comes into Atlanta Motor Speedway on a three-race streak of top-10 finishes. It began with a fourth-place drive June 12 at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway and continued with back-to-back 10th-place finishes June 26 at Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway and last Sunday at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.
Kevin Lepage may not have been the biggest name or most successful driver in NASCAR, but his blue-collar New England roots and how he treated fans throughout his three-plus decade racing career made him a winner if not on the track, then certainly off it.
LEE, N.H. – Kevin Rice, auto racing reporter for Area Auto Racing News, is boosting the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour purse for the Granite State Derby at Lee USA Speedway on May 21 by selling lap money. With the addition of the funds, the total purse for the Granite State Derby 175 alone will push over $115,000.
While 2022 marks the 74th year of the NASCAR Cup Series, it also ushers in a new era for stock-car racing’s premier division. A new car debuts on a new track, with the NextGen car seeing its first racing action Feb. 5-6 on a purpose-built, quarter-mile, asphalt oval inside the confines of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum kicks off the 2022 season at a track other than Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for the first time since 1981 when the series opened its schedule…
SHIRLEY, Mass. — Kevin Iannarelli is set for one final ride to wrap the 2021 modified racing season this weekend. After a successful year of running races across multiple New England states with the Modified Racing Series, Iannarelli will attempt to make his second Tri Track Open Modified Series start of the season this Saturday, October 23 at Seekonk Speedway in Massachusetts.