NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - NRA 500
April 13, 2013 - Texas Motor Speedway
Kevin Harvick, No. 29
Kevin Harvick will pilot chassis No. 404 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in the NRA 500. Harvick drove this Chevrolet twice during the 2012 season, earning a 16th-place finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway in October and a ninth-place result at Texas Motor Speedway in November. Harvick and the No. 29 team earned a ninth-place finish after starting 15th and using fuel strategy to their advantage in the 2012 event.
The track is just worn out. It's becoming a lot more like Atlanta Motor Speedway than it has in the past because the grip level has gone down, which is a great thing for racing. It's got some pretty good bumps in it, which gives it some character. The cars fall off a tremendous amount as you go through the run while you still carry a lot of speed, so it's definitely a handling race track. You've got to move all around to try and find a line that works for your car, and you definitely have to drive it hard every lap just to keep up. - Kevin Harvick
Fans attending the Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend have the opportunity to take the ride of a lifetime with Harvick prior to the start of Saturday night's event. By attending the Speedway Children's Charities - Texas Chapter - Live Auction on Friday, April 12 at 4 p.m. ET in the 9th Floor Ballroom of the Speedway Club, one lucky Harvick fan can bid on the chance to join the RCR driver during the pre-race parade lap. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Kevin Harvick Foundation.
Live coverage of the NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway will be televised on FOX Saturday, April 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and will also be broadcast on the Performance Racing Network and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.