HARVICK ON RICHMOND "We're going get a different look at Richmond this weekend. They have fixed the bump going into turn one and have resealed the track so we're going to have to figure it out." "Some of the keys are that you can't drive it in...
HARVICK ON RICHMOND
"We're going get a different look at Richmond this weekend. They have fixed the bump going into turn one and have resealed the track so we're going to have to figure it out."
"Some of the keys are that you can't drive it in too far into the corners and we're going to try to keep the car on the bottom until the sealer wears out. If it does, then we'll run a little higher, on the top, on fresh sealer. Sometimes, though, the sealer will last the entire weekend so we'll have to adjust if the track changes and be ready if it doesn't."
"We're going to work to make sure we have grip up off of (Turn) two and carry a lot of momentum through (turns) three and four. You can't drive it in too deep because it kills you in the middle. How you get in the corners determines how much speed you can carry through it and how well you accelerate up off."
LAST YEAR AT RICHMOND
"We ran really well in both races last year. We had a shot at running for the win in the second race until we broke a rear end gear. We damaged it, but it would still get the power to the rear wheels, but both rear tires were spinning at the same rate. That made the car push like a pig and we couldn't stay on the lead lap."
* Harvick finished in 20th position after starting seventh in September * He finished third after starting ninth in the Spring race last year. <pre> Harvick's Richmond Busch Stats Date Start Finish Laps Laps Led Status Money Points 9/8/00 7th 20th 249/250 1 Running $12,650 108 5/5/00 9th 3rd 250/250 0 Running $22,565 165
Harvick's Richmond Truck Stats Date Start Finish Laps Laps Led Status Money Points 9/9/99 13th 22nd 196/196 0 Running $5,940 97 9/10/98 32nd 25th 199/200 0 Running $6,000 88
LAP COUNT Kevin Harvick will be logging more laps and miles, by far, than any other NASCAR driver this season. Here is the total to date.
Busch Cup Daytona 300 miles --- Rockingham 200 miles 400 miles Las Vegas 298.5 miles 400.5 miles Atlanta 303 miles 500.5 miles Darlington 200 miles 500 miles Bristol 133.25 miles 266.5 miles Texas 300 miles 501 miles Martinsville ---- 238.8 miles Nashville 299.25 miles ---- Talladega 170.24 miles 500.08 miles California 300 miles 500 miles
SUB TOTAL 2,504.24 miles 3,807.38 </pre> GRAND TOTAL Harvick has run 6,311.62 miles this season in both the Winston Cup and Busch Series.
* In NASCAR Busch, Harvick has completed 1,754 out of a possible 1,805 laps for a 97.17% completed lap percentage. * In Winston Cup, Harvick has completed 3,002 out of 3,054 possible laps for a 98.45% completed lap percentage.