Sunday’s Auto Club 400 Could Be Survival of the Fittest

Fontana, Calif – After three practice sessions as well as a three-round qualifying session, one thing is for sure entering Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) this weekend’s race could be an event of the survival of the fittest. The 2-mile Auto Club Speedway has chewed up and spit out several cars so far this weekend, as we’ve seen a bunch of crashes. Among those two incidents were two of the top drivers to recently race at Fontana. It all started in Friday’s lone practice session of the day…

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Keselowski, Harvick Penalized for Cars Failing Post Race Inspection After Phoenix

Stewart-Haas Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Wednesday following Sunday’s race at Phoenix Raceway. The violation for the No. 2 car is detailed in sections 20.17.3.1.2 of the NASCAR Rule Book (post-race general inspection measurements), and driver Brad Keselowski’s fifth-place finish in the Camping World 500 is encumbered, per section 12.10 of the NASCAR Rule Book. Meanwhile, the violation for the No. 4 car is detailed in sections 20.3.3.3 I-4 of theNASCAR Rule Book (track bar mount and supports) and driver Kevin Harvick’s sixth-place finish at Phoenix is…

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Kevin Harvick Hoping 2 Straight Runner-Ups at Fontana Lead to a Win on Sunday

Kevin Harvick has had some bad luck this season. He was caught up in a crash at Daytona and finished 22nd. He led nearly the entire race at Atlanta before a pit road speeding penalty occurred with 15 laps-to-go and relegated him to a ninth place effort. At Las Vegas, he was running in the top five before a cut tire forced him into the wall with a 38th place finish. Then, last weekend at Phoenix, he wasn’t his usual self there and finished sixth after starting 23rd. Now, he’s…

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Kevin Harvick Struggling a Bit This Weekend at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ – It’s easy to pick Kevin Harvick as the favorite to win Sunday’s Camping World 500 (3:30 p.m. ET/FOX/MRN) at the Phoenix International Raceway. Harvick, has won five of the last seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races at the 1.022-mile Arizona oval, including a track record eight trips to victory lane at Phoenix. In the two races since November 2013 that he didn’t win, he finished second and fourth respectively. Plus, he’s led 139 or more laps in five of the last six races at PIR. Also,…

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Harvick Obvious Favorite for This Weekend in Phoenix

Kevin Harvick is the man to beat this weekend in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the Phoenix International Raceway. It’s basically his race to lose. Granted, he hasn’t had the season that he’s hoped for, but he’s heading to a track where he can get his first win of the 2017 season. Harvick, won three of the four stages in the first two races of the year, but finished 22nd and ninth in the two races respectively. At Daytona, he was caught up in the melee on…

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Mobil 1 Partners with SHR, Kevin Harvick and Former NBA Star Dikembe Mutombo In New National Campaign

Mobil 1, the Official Motor Oil of NASCAR and Official Motor Oil of the NBA, will feature Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) driver Kevin Harvick and Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo in an upcoming national marketing campaign for Mobil 1Annual Protection motor oil. The new product is a groundbreaking synthetic motor oil from ExxonMobil that offers consumers the convenience of driving one full year – or up to 20,000 miles (whichever comes first) – between oil changes. In the campaign, Harvick and Mutombo star as the “Tremendously Odd Couple.” It offers…

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Kevin Harvick Benefiting From New Stages In NASCAR Races

No one is benefiting more from NASCAR’s new race format than Kevin Harvick. We’re two races into the season and if you look at Harvick’s finishes (22nd at Daytona, 9th in Atlanta) you’d think he was outside of the top 10 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series points standings. But, if you take a glance at the actual standings itself heading into race No. 3 this weekend at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, you’d see Harvick’s name at the top. Yes, a winless driver after two races with just…

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