Kevin Harvick dominated all three qualification sessions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and grabbed the pole for Sunday’s Brickyard 400 with a speed of 188.470 mph. Harvick also set a new track record of 188.889 mph, which was set in the first round of time trials
Kevin Harvick and at least 13 other drivers will compete in brand new chassis this week. The list of drivers includes Brad Keselowski, Austin Dillon, Kasey Kahne, Tony Stewart, Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle, Joey Logano, Jeff Gordon, Paul Menard, Ryan Newman, Kurt Busch, AJ Allmendinger, and Jimmie Johnson. Many teams have not reported which chassis they will be using.
Since finishing second in the 2010 Brickyard 400, Kevin Harvick’s results at Indy have gotten progressively worse. He finished 11th in 2011, 13th in 2012, and 19th last year.
Kevin Harvick’s 2014 season has been defined by missed opportunities. He has victories at Phoenix and Darlington, but has finished in the top 10 in less than half of his attempts this year.
Another strong run for Kevin Harvick was derailed by a mistake in the pits. This time the decision to remain on track on gasoline fumes caused the No. 4 to stumble on the restart and limp to the finish in 30th.
Kevin Harvick has been at this best in the summer Camping World RV Sales 301 in recent seasons, with an eighth in 2012 and a seventh last year. He failed to crack the top 10 in either fall race.
Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet) has one win, five top fives, 13 top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 13.7 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Kevin Harvick has 26 prior NSCS starts at Daytona International Speedway.
Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Budweiser Folds Of Honor Chevrolet) has two wins, six top fives, 11 top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 15.8 at Daytona International Speedway.
Sprint Cup regular (No. 4 Chevrolet SS) Kevin Harvick wins the 14th Annual John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, his 42nd victory in 309 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
Sprint Cup regular (No. 4 Chevrolet SS) Kevin Harvick tops the speed chart in the Happy Hour practice session for the Nationwide Series John R. Elliott HERO Campaign at Kentucky Speedway.
Sprint Cup regular Kevin Harvick has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the first practice for the Nationwide Series John R. Elliott HERO Campaign at Kentucky Speedway.
Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing, Chevrolet) is ninth in the standings with 472 points; current Chase seed: 5.
In addition to driving the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet on Saturday night (Quaker State 400), Kevin Harvick will compete in Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race in the No. 5 Kroger/P&G Chevrolet Camaro for JR Motorsports.