Kevin Harvick Just Didn’t Have The Speed, Finishes 4th On Sunday at Homestead

Homestead, Fla – What a year it was for Stewart-Haas Racing. From a shift from Chevrolet power to Ford in the offseason, they won the season opening Daytona 500 with Kurt Busch. 35 races later, they nearly won the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship with Kevin Harvick. What a start to a new relationship with the manufacturer.

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Furniture Row Racing, Stewart-Haas Racing Came a Long Way Towards Cup Success

If you go back to almost a decade ago, if I told you Furniture Row Racing and Haas CNC Racing would be competing among as two of the four teams vying for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, you would have called me crazy. By 2008, FRR had been a DNQ for over 30 races in a span of two seasons. At the same time, Haas CNC had a six year average finish in the Cup Series of 26th. Neither team was a top 20 contender, let alone…

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Tony Stewart On The Verge Of A 3rd Cup Championship As An Owner In 7 Years, 2017 Could Cap Banner Year For SHR

When you look at the “big” teams in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske are pretty much the “big 3” in the sport. Each, are top dogs for their own manufacturers. Back in the 70s, 80s and 90s, it was Richard Petty Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing. Then, it was made into those three. But, one team owner is saying not so fast. Tony Stewart bought into Gene Haas’ racing team for the 2009 season. He left a stable ride at JGR…

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SHR Makes It Official, Almirola/Smithfield To Replace Danica Patrick In No. 10 Ford

Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018. The 33-year-old from Tampa, Florida, will drive the team’s No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion. Almirola has won races in each of NASCAR’s top-three national touring series and is currently in his sixth full season in the premier NASCAR Cup Series. Almirola has one NASCAR Cup Series victory, three NASCAR Xfinity Series wins and two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series triumphs. “I’ve known Aric since 2004 and have always been impressed with him on…

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Aric Almirola To Drive No. 10 Ford With SHR For 2018

Multiple sources have confirmed that Wednesday’s announcement that will be made by Stewart-Haas Racing, is that Aric Almirola will be named as the driver of the No. 10 Ford with the organization for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Almirola, will have Smithfield’s backing on his entry just as he’s had with Richard Petty Motorsports. Several weeks ago, Smithfield and RPM had a huge falling out with both sides taking shots at one another. It was revealed that Smithfield was leaving RPM after the conclusion of the 2017…

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Harvick Looking To Maximize Playoff Strength at Texas

Kevin Harvick would like to go to Phoenix next weekend without having the win or go home situation. While Harvick has done great in that scenario in the past, it’s not something he’d like to have to do. So, if he wants to avoid that, he has to finish strong in all the stages Sunday at the Texas Motor Speedway as well as bring his No. 4 Ford home with a top 10 effort. Harvick, has a chance to do so too. He has nine top 10 finishes in 10…

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SHR Partners With Biagi-DenBeste For 2018 XFINITY Series Season, Likely Solidifies Almiorla’s Move To SHR In Cup

Stewart-Haas Racing has bolstered its effort in the NASCAR XFINITY Series by partnering with Biagi-DenBeste Racing. The XFINITY Series operation will be known as Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste beginning with the 2018 season. The name change only applies to the company’s XFINITY Series program. With the new partnership, Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste will continue to field the No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang for current rookie-of-the-year contender Cole Custer. The outfit’s No. 41 team, which ran a limited XFINITY Series schedule with Kevin Harvick in 2017, will change to the…

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