Chicagoland: Pit Crew Challenge winner

Harvick's Over-the-Wall Crew Quickest in Chicago Kevin Harvick's over-the-wall crew collected its second Checkers®/Rally's® Double Drive-Thru Challenge win of the season Sunday by spending the least amount of time on pit road ...

Harvick's Over-the-Wall Crew Quickest in Chicago

Kevin Harvick's over-the-wall crew collected its second Checkers®/Rally's® Double Drive-Thru Challenge win of the season Sunday by spending the least amount of time on pit road during the USG Sheetrock 400.

Harvick's No. 29 GM Goodwrench Chevrolet spent 192.847 seconds on pit road during the 400-mile race. The winning performance by the No. 29 crew lifted Harvick to a fourth-place finish.

"It is great to see our guy's hard work and dedication get rewarded," said team pit crew coach Corrine Mauldin. "I am so happy for them. They work hard week-in and week-out to be the best. It was excellent teamwork all around."

Harvick's over-the-wall team, which also picked up pit crew challenge honors at Richmond International Raceway in May, includes: Nick Terry (jackman), Josh Mick (front-tire carrier), Jason Pulver (front-tire changer), Matt Krueter (rear-tire carrier), Clint Pittman (rear-tire changer), Brian Englehart (gasman), Scott Naset (catch can), Rick Tulbert (2nd gas can) and John Goodwin (eighth-man). The team is led by crew chief Todd Berrier.

The Checkers/Rally's Double Drive-Thru Challenge is in its second season of rewarding pit crews, the unsung heroes in the Nextel Cup Series. The competition awards $10,500 per week to the top pit crew. In addition, the pit crew with the most wins will be awarded a $105,000 bonus at the completion of the 36-race schedule.

2006 Nextel Cup Winners
Checkers/Rally's Double Drive-Thru Challenge
Daytona (2/19) Jimmie Johnson Team
California (2/26) Jimmie Johnson Team
Las Vegas (3/12) Kyle Busch Team
Atlanta (3/20) Tony Stewart Team
Bristol (3/26) Tony Stewart Team
Martinsville (4/2) Elliott Sadler Team
Texas (4/9) Denny Hamlin Team
Phoenix (4/23) Clint Bowyer Team
Talladega (5/1) Elliott Sadler Team
Richmond (5/6) Kevin Harvick Team
Darlington (5/13) Kyle Busch Team
Charlotte (5/28) Jimmie Johnson Team
Dover (6/4) Jeff Burton Team
Pocono (6/11) Kurt Busch Team
Michigan (6/18) Brian Vickers Team
Infineon (6/25) Jimmie Johnson Team
Daytona (7/1) Tony Stewart Team
Chicago (7/9) Kevin Harvick Team

Busch Series Result - Chicago
The Checkers/Rally's Double Drive-Thru winner for Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series race at Chicagoland Speedway was the No. 00 crew of Johnny Sauter, which spent 243.343 seconds on pit road. Sauter's crew has taken pit crew challenge honors at seven of 19 Busch Series races this season.

NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Result - Kentucky
The Checkers/Rally's Double Drive-Thru winner for Saturday night's NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway was Ron Hornaday Jr.'s No. 33 crew, which spent 100.003 seconds on pit road.

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Jeff Burton , Tony Stewart , Kevin Harvick , Kurt Busch , Ron Hornaday Jr. , Jimmie Johnson , Johnny Sauter , Brian Vickers , Clint Bowyer , Elliott Sadler , Denny Hamlin , Kyle Busch