NASCAR Cup
NASCAR Cup
27 Sep
-
29 Sep
Event finished
04 Oct
-
06 Oct
Event finished
11 Oct
-
13 Oct
Event finished
18 Oct
-
20 Oct
Event finished
25 Oct
-
27 Oct
Event finished
01 Nov
-
03 Nov
Event finished
08 Nov
-
10 Nov
Event finished
15 Nov
-
17 Nov
Event finished
Motorsport.com's Prime content
Topic

Motorsport.com's Prime content

The rising star that stunned a NASCAR champion

shares
The rising star that stunned a NASCAR champion
By:
Jan 8, 2019, 3:31 PM

NASCAR has made mistakes in the past when it comes to heaping praise on up and coming drivers. But if it handles the situation differently in the coming years, the stock car series could have a new star on its hands.

One-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick is the championship's elder statesman. With his own popular radio show and an outspoken nature, what he says gets noticed.

During a year in which Harvick went to war with what he perceived as social media-decided post-race penalties during his ultimately unsuccessful 2018 title bid, he made his feelings known on multiple issues. But one of his most notable thoughts from the year just gone was about the importance of NASCAR's grassroots, as well as the series' agenda of promoting its new stars or future talent.

To continue reading subscribe to

Join prime and take advantage of member benefits:

  • Custom news feed based on your favorite series
  • Ad-free environment
  • Access to the Giorgio Piola archive
  • Best of F1 Racing
  • Higher resolution photos

Unlock the benefits of PRIME and enjoy the full range of features offered by your favorite motorsport news site.

Subscribe to Motorsport.com PRIME

Already have an account? Sign in

Next article
NBC Sports to show more than 700 hours of motorsport in 2019

Previous article

NBC Sports to show more than 700 hours of motorsport in 2019

Next article

"Everything" has changed for Daniel Suarez in 2019

"Everything" has changed for Daniel Suarez in 2019

About this article

Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Hailie Deegan
Author Tom Errington