Found November 13, 2012 on Race Review Online:
With the story breaking last week by ESPN that Kevin Harvick was leaving RCR after the 2013 season for Stewart-Hass Racing, stories started circulating why. Harvick has raced his entire NASCAR career with RCR with a great deal of success. He has a total of 14 wins in 120 races with them in the Camping World Truck Series, 39 wins in 290 races in the Nationwide Series, and 18 wins in 427 races in the Cup series. In addition, he was the 2001 and 2006 Nationwide Series Champion and also the 2003 Brickyard 400 and 2007 Daytona 500 champion with RCR. After being associated with RCR for 16 years and having had tons of success with them, why would he want to leave? Harvick was a fan favorite early on with taking over for the late Dale Earnhardt after his untimely death in 2001. The team changed the car number to 29 to give him his own identity and allow him to get out of Earnhardt’s shadow after the tragic accident, since they didn’t want to run the No. 3 after that tragic day in February. ...
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