Found November 10, 2012 on
It was bound to crash. Richard Childress Racing had no direction to go but down. Yet, few would have predicted it would get this bad.
Let’s cut to the Chase, The NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase. In 2008 RCR had three drivers finish inside the top ten in points. Kevin Harvick finished fourth that season, followed by Clint Bowyer and Jeff Burton and all was right at RCR.
The next season none of RCR’s cars made the Chase. The team and outsiders said the expansion of RCR from three to four cars was the problem. While that explanation seemed to fit as Harvick and Bowyer rebounded the following season as the fourth team was dropped, its not the real fix.
RCR is no longer a top tier organization in NASCAR. It did not happen over night but has gradually happened since that 2008 season. There were times when it seemed that RCR was making a step forward, as was the case when Harvick won three races early last year. But, we should have known better then that.
Since the 2011 race at Indianapolis there ...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Tony Stewart has reportedly signed Kevin Harvick to drive for his team beginning in 2014.
Tony Stewart would not comment Friday on the report by ESPN.com, which said Harvick has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing when his contract expires after next season. Asked about the report at Phoenix International Raceway, Stewart said he doesn't discuss business...
After months of speculation, ESPN reported on Friday that Kevin Harvick will drive for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014 once his current contract expires with Richard Childress Racing.
If so, Harvick could be the third mutineer in as many years.
Clint Bowyer jumped ship to Michael Waltrip Racing after last season when RCR failed to sign sponsorship for the driver. Elliott Sadler is...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tony Stewart has reportedly signed Kevin Harvick to drive for his team beginning in 2014.
Tony Stewart would not comment Friday on the report by ESPN.com, which said Harvick has signed a multi-year agreement to drive for Stewart-Haas Racing when his contract expires after next season. Asked about the report at Phoenix International Raceway, Stewart said he...
While hockey may still be locked out, NASCAR filled the needs of fighting-starved fans on Sunday at the conclusion of the AdvoCare 500.
Clint Bowyer scraped Jeff Gordon‘s car, and the four-time NASCAR champion was less than pleased. On the second-to-last lap, Gordon directed Bowyer towards the wall, resulting in a crash that caused the race to be finished under caution. Kevin...
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver and Bakersfield, Calif., native Kevin Harvick hosted the Third Annual Happy's Classic Golf Tournament Presented by Advanced Distribution and BlackHole Technologies, proceeds from which benefit the Kevin Harvick Foundation, on Wednesday.
The event, supported with platinum sponsorship from NTS Motorsports, was held at Bakersfield Country Club...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Kevin Harvick), ninth (Paul Menard) and 13th (Jeff Burton).
Harvick ranks eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship point standings, 86 points shy of Brad Keselowski's lead, while Menard sits 16th in the standings and Burton holds onto the 19th position.
Kevin Harvick led 15 laps, the third...
The crew teams belonging to Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer were quite upset at each other after their leading men were unable to make more left turns Sunday. It started when Bowyer clipped Gordon earlier in the AdvoCare 500. Gordon decided his Sunday drive was over so he took out Bowyer, ending both of their days.
Gordon was upset with prior incidents involving Bowyer. ”It’s...
ESPN’s Marty Smith broke what could be the biggest news story of the weekend by reporting that Kevin Harvick would leave Richard Childress Racing after the 2013 to join Stewart-Haas Racing. Naturally, all parties involved were mum on the situation, but speculation of Harvick joining Tony Stewart at SHR has been rampant the past few years.
Tony Stewart has driven for Harvick when...
Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon got tangled up late in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Phoenix, and both pit crews were not too pleased. What resulted was an all out brawl between both pit crews. NASCAR! NASCAR! NASCAR! via The Big Lead Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
The pit crews of Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer got into a brawl in the late stages of Sunday's AdvoCare 500 NASCAR race in Phoenix after Gordon intentionally wrecked Bowyer's car, taking out both drivers.
After the crash, one of Bowyer's pit crew members confronted Gordon as he got out of his car, leading to the brawl between both pit crews.
Order was restored...
This is not something that you get to see everyday. Clint Bowyer, in the #15 car, had clipped Jeff Gordon on lap 305 during the AdvoCare 500 at the Phoenix International Raceway, and that was only the beginning. With two laps to go in the race, Gordon came and retaliated and caused this wreck.After they both were out of their cars, the pit crews started into it with each other...
Jeff Gordon got into Clint Bowyer on the track. Bowyer's crew got into it with Gordon in the pits. Bowyer made a WWE-like dash through the pits and garage to find Gordon.
The championship race heated up in the desert Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway and it had nothing to do with the weather.
Boys, have at it? They sure did.
''There's a lot of tension out...
During Sunday's AdvoCare 500, we got witness two pit crews duel out it while the race was still going on.
With about two laps left in the race, Jeff Gordon collided with Clint Bowyer sending him into the wall.
After the crash happened, members of both team's pit crew got into an altercation that turned into one of the greatest pit crew fights of all-time:
Following the late-race incident between Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer, there’s been much debate whether NASCAR should take action against Gordon.
There’s no doubt that the move on Bowyer was intentionally taken out by Gordon, he even admitted to it after the chaos was over.
The last time we saw a driver intentionally wreck another was in last November’s Camping World Truck...